1. What Wendy Said: Sen. Wendy Davis' Remarks at 'Stand With Texas Women' Rally

    Texans expect honesty and respect from their elected officials and they will take back their power when disrespected and misused. It’s your strength, your courage, your conviction that causes me to say today— I Believe in Texas More than Ever.

  2. Reblogged from: becauseiamawoman
  3. Increasingly, what we are seeing from the right when it comes to women’s issues is not conservatism but radicalism: a bid to roll back the gains and freedoms that feminism has managed to earn for women.
  4. Reblogged from: mattbors
  5. think-progress:

Ooooooooh boy. 
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) compares his all-male anti-contraception panel to Martin Luther King Jr. 

I…just…can’t…even….AASFOWDHFGASOIHGPERDLF (angry smashing of keys on my office keyboard)

    think-progress:

    Ooooooooh boy. 

    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) compares his all-male anti-contraception panel to Martin Luther King Jr. 

    I…just…can’t…even….AASFOWDHFGASOIHGPERDLF (angry smashing of keys on my office keyboard)

    Reblogged from: think-progress
  6. Why Are Men Dominating the Debate About Birth Control for Women? - The Atlantic Wire

    SRSLY.  It’s 2012. I don’t get this.

  7. think-progress:

Who’s sitting at the witness table at the GOP hearing right now on birth control for women. 
Five men. 

Quelle surprise.
Unrelated: this is my 6666th post! It seems worth pointing out.

    think-progress:

    Who’s sitting at the witness table at the GOP hearing right now on birth control for women. 

    Five men. 

    Quelle surprise.

    Unrelated: this is my 6666th post! It seems worth pointing out.

    Reblogged from: think-progress
  8. Rick Santorum is a nice smiley fanatic. He does not believe in evolution or global warming or women in the workplace. He equates gay sex with bestiality (Rick “Man on Dog” Santorum). He equates contraception with the guillotine. Only a brain-dead party could think him a worthy presidential candidate. Yet he is praised by television pundits, night and day, for being “sincere” and “standing by what he believes.” He is the principled alternative to the evil Moderation of Mitt Romney and the evil Evil of Newt Gingrich. He is presented as a model Catholic.
  9. Instead of focusing on helping the President and Congressional Democrats get the economy turned around and create jobs and putting our nose to the grindstone and sitting around the table, locking ourselves in a room and not leaving until we can hammer out a way to do that and do it together and really continue to jump start the economy the way President Obama’s been able to move us forward, we are actually debating contraception. Contraception in which 99% of women in America have used at some point in their life and the Republicans want to debate not just religious liberties. They want to debate allowing all employers who might have an objection to deny that coverage that President Obama has should be available under the Affordable Care Act without a copay and without a deductible.

    I mean that’s just unbelievable, but I guess I shouldn’t be surprised because the Republicans have no jobs plan, they’ve not brought a single jobs bill to the floor of the House of Representatives nor have they proposed one in the Senate since the Republicans took over the majority in the House, so they need the distraction.
    Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz talking to Lawrence O’Donnell about the Republican fight against contraception coverage for women. (via kileyrae)
    Reblogged from: joshsternberg
  10. think-progress:

REPORT: By a nearly 2 to 1 margin, cable networks call on men over women to comment on birth control

REDONKULOUS, but frankly not that surprising.

    think-progress:

    REPORT: By a nearly 2 to 1 margin, cable networks call on men over women to comment on birth control

    REDONKULOUS, but frankly not that surprising.

    Reblogged from: think-progress
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