CNN contributor likens Virginia ultrasound law to consensual sex

The illustration above depicts how a vaginal ultrasound would be performed. As you know, vaginal ultrasounds have been in the news due to Virginia set to pass what some call its state-sponsored rape bill requiring women to have their cervices probed before they can have an abortion. And CNN contributor Dana Loesch is just fine with […]

Women bearing cleavage accused of “biological sexual harassment”

Every once in a while, we get these asinine assertions from folks that women and our mixed signals are to blame for  unwanted male attention. The latest in this installment came from an opinion published on Feb. 11 in the Sydney Morning Herald. The piece features long-winded, unnecessary analysis as well as interviews with women who […]

Wisconsin cuts funding for screening program run by Planned Parenthood

The war on Planned Parenthood and women’s rights continues. Planned Parenthood has been notified by the state of Wisconsin that its contract to run the state’s Wisconsin Well Woman program will not be renewed, effectively cutting off free breast and cervical health screenings for uninsured women seeking services at health departments in Fond du Lac, […]

Bill targets race, sex-specific abortion

People just don’t trust black women and other women of color and one U.S. House of Representatives member is proving this to be a fact. A bill titled Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011 (No. Joke.) made its appearance before the House judiciary subcommittee on Tuesday, which would prohibit abortions based […]

Georgia lawmakers set to re-affirm conservative values

It looks like Georgia is following the lead in some respects of Florida. Legislation has been filed for the Georgia General Assembly to consider requiring “In God We Trust” to appear on all Georgia licenses plates and to require families applying for federal assistance to submit drug tests before receiving benefits. The drug-test mandate would […]

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