Browsing All posts tagged under »birth control access«

An Open Letter to the Tiny White Man the Republican Party Has Sent to Live in My Underpants.

March 30, 2012


McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, March 30, 2012 by Kari Anne Roy Dear Tiny White Man In My Underpants, Hey! How’s it going today? My guess is: verging on ovulation, potentially cyst-y. Ha! No seriously, I’m sorry about the bloating. I know that makes the waistband on my underpants tighter than usual, thus restricting your movement, and […]

Kan. House advances abortion ‘conscience’ bill despite fears of limiting birth control access

March 28, 2012


The Republic, March 28, 2012 by John Hanna TOPEKA, Kan. — A bill designed to give Kansas health care providers greater legal protections if they refuse any involvement in abortion moved Wednesday toward passage in the state House, despite concerns that it could lessen access to birth control. The House gave the measure first-round approval […]

Dear Big Brother Government, Stay Out of My Uterus

March 27, 2012


The Cranky Knitter, March 27, 2012 I recently joined the group Government Free VJJ.  This is a group of people (mostly women, but some men, too!) that are making uteri and vaginas and sending them to male lawmakers with the basic message of “stay out of my uterus!”  This started as a group of knitters […]

Alaska Republican Says Women Should Have To Get Permission From Men To Get An Abortion

March 23, 2012


Addicting Info, March 23, 3012 by Stephen D. Foster Jr. Conservatives aren’t even bothering to cover up the real reasons why they want to ban abortion anymore. Now they’re just admitting that they want to force women to be submissive to men. A male Republican lawmaker in Alaska has let the cat out of the […]