Judge halts NC ultrasound requirement before abortion

North Carolina is yet another state that’s seeking to rollback the abortion rights of their female constituents. A law that requires women to obtain an ultrasound before they can move forward with an abortion. However, a federal judge did halt the ultrasound requirement, noting it could be a violation of a woman’s First Amendment rights. […]

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, […]

Even activism can’t stop misogyny

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One step forward, two steps back folks. That seems to be the prevailing theme women in America are faced with whenever they attempt to make history and engage in social justice activism. In this latest instance of keeping women in their place, Steven Greenstreet has created his website called “Hot Chicks of Occupy Wall Street.” […]

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