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Tag Archive | "Reproductive Rights"

Comment of the Week: Pro-Life But Pro-Sex Ed and Birth Control

Wednesday, April 4, 2012


photo via flickr Nuance is pretty rare in the national conversation about abortion. The headlines and protests can make it seem like there is no middle ground, no shades of grey. Which is why we found reader Dave‘s comment, in response to the post “Naked News: The Right’s War on Women/Porn/Ethics,” so refreshing. Sure, we [...]

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Will a Sex Strike Give a Bunch of Liberal Guys Blue Balls?

Monday, March 19, 2012


photo via flickr Where reason fails, satire sometimes works — hence the sudden trend of tongue-in-cheek proposed sex laws, like the “personhood of semen” bill. And where satire fails — will a sex strike work? That’s the hope of a group called Liberal Ladies Who Lunch (love it!). They are proposing a national sex strike [...]

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AZ Law Would Let Employers Insist Women Use Pill Non-Sexually Only

Friday, March 16, 2012


photo via flickr This week, research showed that men become “cognitively impaired” when around women — even if they just think they’re around women. So does that explain why Utah and Arizona broke out the crazy? Proposed new Arizona law would would allow an employer to request proof that a woman using insurance to buy [...]

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“Personhood of Semen” and Other Hilarious Sex Laws

Wednesday, March 14, 2012


photo via flickr Some people hear about all the ridiculous uterus-related legislation being sponsored by Republican lawmakers and they join a protest or they blog about it or they¬†post inspiring images on their Tumblr blogs. Other people — other awesome people — are using their position as lawmakers to go one step further: they’re proposing [...]

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