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Rape Victim Arrested And Denied Contraception – Will Be Allowed To Sue

June 26, 2012


Addicting Info, June 26, 2012 by Wendy Gittleson A Tampa woman whom we only know as R.W., was raped. She was treated by the rape crisis center, who gave her two emergency contraception pills, one to be taken immediately and one to be taken 12 hours later. When she reported the rape to the police, […]

Party’s lawmakers have hit rights, health, pay, safety

May 16, 2012


Orlando Sentinel, May 16, 2012 by Susannah Randolph Let there be no doubt that the Republican war on women is coordinated, intentional and dangerous. The first battles began in state legislatures, and what most people don’t know is that the GOP‘s war on women has been quietly raging for years. Like a stealth attack, model, […]

A State-By-State Guide to 2012’s Anti-Choice Laws (So Far)

May 11, 2012


Jezebel, May 11, 2012 by Erin Gloria Ryan No matter what you call this golden era in American legislating — the War on Women, the Imaginary War on Caterpillars, Tamponaroo — 2012 is, for better or worse, an exciting/harrowing time to have female anatomy, or to be a guy who enjoys having sexual relations with […]

FL: Rallies held to protest ‘War on Women’

April 30, 2012


WZVN, April 30, 2012 For video, click here FORT MYERS – The women vote is going to be very important in Decision 2012. And now, Florida Senator Marco Rubio finds himself on the defensive after voting against funding for domestic violence. Democrats view it as another battle in the war on women and republicans want […]

Rally in Fort Lauderdale part of national movement in support of women’s rights

April 28, 2012


Orlando Sentinel, April 28, 2012 by Erika Pesantes FORT LAUDERDALE — Feminists who fought for women’s rights in the 1960s and ’70s joined a new generation Saturday and said the fight continues. Unite Against the War on Women, a grassroots group that has steadily gained momentum since its founding in February, has organized rallies nationwide […]

Taxpayer-Funded Crisis Pregnancy Centers Using Religion To Oppose Abortion

April 24, 2012


Huffington Post, April 24, 2012 by Sofia Resnick WASHINGTON — If you want to help carry out the anti-abortion mission of the taxpayer-funded Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center, you have to be a Christian. It’s right there on the Rapid City, S.D., center’s volunteer application. “Do you consider yourself a Christian?” “If yes, how long […]