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Steve King: ‘It’s wrong for us to compel pro-life people to pay taxes to fund abortion’

by David Badash ● 3:50 PM August 21, 2012
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Congressman King’s comments are actually worse than first reported. Apparently, King thinks it’s OK for taxpayers to decide what they want to fund — or not fund.

Civil Rights

Female Lawmaker Banned ‘Indefinitely’ From Speaking For Saying ‘Vagina’ (Video)

by David Badash ● 6:27 PM June 14, 2012
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Lisa Brown was banned “indefinitely” from speaking on the House floor because she used the word “vagina” while registering her opposition to an anti-abortion bill.

Bigotry Watch

Tony Perkins: Gay Marriage Will Eclipse Abortion — What Does That Say?

by David Badash ● 10:03 AM May 29, 2012

In the last line of a little-noticed report last week, Tony Perkins was quoted as stating that same-sex marriage “will make the abortion issue look minor.” Really?

Civil Rights

‘Pregnancy Begins 2 Weeks Before Conception’ Now The Law In Arizona

by David Badash ● 2:03 PM April 13, 2012
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In Arizona women are now legally pregnant two weeks before conception, according to a new law designed to restrict abortion, signed yesterday by Governor Jan Brewer.

Civil Rights

Planned Parenthood Bombings “Domestic Terrorism” Encouraged By Legislators

by David Badash ● 9:40 AM April 3, 2012
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Last night, Cenk Uygur and Laura Bassett at Current TV discussed yesterday’s bombing of a Wisconsin Planned Parenthood clinic and labeled it “domestic terrorism.”

News

War On Women: Will Dr. Rick Perry Answer Women’s Medical Questions On Facebook?

by David Badash ● 3:17 PM March 20, 2012
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After recent anti-women rulings Rick Perry may not be answering women’s medical questions on his Facebook page , but there are thousands of women who are asking him.

Civil Rights

Andrew Sullivan’s Knock Out Quote About The Catholic Church On the Contraception Issue

by David Badash ● 11:18 AM February 15, 2012
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Discussing the Church’s opposition to Obama’s requirement that all employers — even, yes, religious ones — offer free contraception services to their employees.

Civil Rights

Female Lawmaker: Men Must Have Rectal Exams For Erectile Dysfunction Drugs

by David Badash ● 2:41 PM February 1, 2012
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Democrat Janet Howell of Virginia proposed a bill requiring men to get rectal and cardiac exams prior to receiving prescription erectile dysfunction medications.

Marriage

UCLA National Poll: 7 Out Of 10 College Freshmen Support Gay Marriage

by David Badash ● 3:36 PM January 26, 2012
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A new poll finds that 71.3% of college freshmen support same-sex marriage equality, and 60.7% of college freshmen believe abortion should be legal.

Civil Rights

Abortion: New CNN Poll Finds America Remains Steadfastly Pro-Choice

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM September 16, 2011
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A new poll on abortion finds almost no change in America’s desire to remain pro-choice. The poll finds 78% of Americans want abortion to be legal, and 21% illegal.

Analysis

Gayest Neighborhood In Manhattan Has Highest Rate Of Abortion In All NYC?

by David Badash ● 7:45 AM September 15, 2011
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An article in the right wing religious conservative LifeSite News about New York City’s high abortion rate unfairly focuses on black and gay neighborhoods.

Civil Rights

Planned Parenthood And Obamacare Defunding Votes Fail In Senate

by David Badash ● 8:49 PM April 14, 2011
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The GOP attempt to defund Planned Parenthood failed in the Senate tonight along with the attempted defunding of “Obamacare.”

Bigotry Watch

Why The GOP’s Anti-Abortion Bill Is A Tax Hike On Gays And Lesbians

by David Badash ● 4:51 PM February 9, 2011
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The GOP is fighting to enact strong anti-abortion legislation that will be a tax hike for many gay men and lesbians across America.