I have a few links in my tabs about the ongoing war on women that need highlighting, but I honestly don’t have a lot of time to give each of them the thorough treatment they deserve, so I figure I’ll do up a link roundup instead and revisit later. Or possibly in comments, if this …
Tag Archive: women’s rights
Mar 18 2012
Mar 15 2012
Despite Harper’s campaign promise that the abortion debate would not be reopened yet again, one of the bare few line items on his agenda I actually agree with, it looks like those “values” politicians in his extreme-right party just can’t leave well enough alone. Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth is attempting to get Parliament to take …
Mar 14 2012
Sounds pretty different when women are saying these things, doesn’t it? Sounds more… wrong, somehow. As though you could get any more wrong than a bunch of stodgy old men legislating or pontificating on how women’s rights need to be abrogated. And all while these rights are being destroyed systematically. Yeah, when you piss off …
Mar 10 2012
As though this is any surprise. Despite his not-pology, despite his declaring that when he called Sandra Fluke a slut he was “being like the left”, he’s still on the attack — any woman who dares speak up about contraception is fair game to this man. I seriously have no idea what it’ll take to …
Mar 09 2012
Looks like Rush is getting his just desserts. Forty-plus advertisers have pulled their ads from Rush Limbaugh’s show, and the show itself has been pulled outright from two radio affiliates. At least two prominent musicians have told him not to use their music on his show ever again. And somehow, it all continues to snowball.
Mar 09 2012
See, all you have to do is redefine every slur, and they all make perfect sense the way Rush uses them! Hat tip to Stephanie. Also, if you’re still unclear on this whole “slut” thing, Elyse put up a handy flowchart over at Skepchick.
Mar 05 2012
… by Planned Parenthood. That’s right, we’re now in full-on Bizarro World. Also, something something shakedown. Blah blah. Does this strike anyone else as projection? I mean seriously, what exactly did Planned Parenthood do to “premeditatively attack” Komen? This is like saying Greedo shot first!
Feb 16 2012
They were just one day removed from being exactly one month to the day from Israel’s gynaecological conference where no women speakers were allowed to present on lady bits. Just one day. This is 2012, people. You wouldn’t think this nonsense could happen here, now. Here in the Western world, where certain factions declare that …