“What’s your stance on birth control?”

That question was posed to me last night via Twitter from one of my followers. It was in reference to me railing against the GOP presidential candidates during Wednesday’s CNN debate in the no brown people wanted state of Arizona. At first, I thought the question was rhetorical; that this follower, who is actually a college […]

Santorum to pregnant rape victims: “make the best out of a bad situation”

We all knew Rick Santorum was a raging anti-abortion politico who finds it appalling that a black man like President Barack Obama can have a pro-choice stance. But, he’s also a cold, callous anti-abortion political has-been who believe rape victims should embrace their pregnancies: From an interview he did with CNN’s Piers Morgan: MORGAN: On […]

Women’s issues roundup

Happy Friday folks! I hope everyone has had a fabulous week. Here are some headlines making the news that may interest you. After nearly 100 years, the FBI catches up with the times and changes its definition of rape.  The definition in its Uniform Crime Reporting Summary Reporting Program has been changed to the following:  “Penetration, […]

>Rick Santorum invokes race into his anti-abortion argument

> When all else fails for pro-life reactionaries, it’s common for these activists to inject race into the debate, which we witnessed last year with a billboard campaign targeting the black community.  A more recent case in point is Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who’s considering a run for president in 2012. Santorum recently appeared […]