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Why Republicans Punishing a Rep for Saying “Vagina” Matters

June 17, 2012

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Huffington Post, June 17, 2012 by Mitchell Bard When the Republican-controlled Michigan House of Representatives banned a Democratic representative from speaking because she used the word “vagina” in debating an anti-abortion bill (which has been called the “most extreme” in the nation), the story went national. Progressive sites like The Huffington Post and TPM jumped […]

In Struggle Over Violence Against Women Act, War on Women Turns Deadly

June 14, 2012

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Huffington Post, June 14, 2012 by Terry O’Neill Rumor in Washington, D.C., has it that House conservatives bent on dismantling the Violence Against Women Act believe they’ve succeeded by setting up a heads-I-win-tails-you-lose endgame. They figure, so it’s said, that they can either force passage of the House version of VAWA — a horrendous bill […]