Browsing All Posts filed under »Religious Right & Rights«

what, exactly, is the “moment of conception”

September 13, 2011

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Mississippi to vote on reversing abortion rights by redefining ‘person’ | World news | guardian.co.uk.: Another flyover state is on the “Repeal Roe V. Wade” Bandwagon.  Not so shocking.  What is really bugging me though is this idea that life and personhood begins at “conception”: Mississippi voters will be allowed to vote on an initiative that […]

“christianizing” the military?

August 25, 2011

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| How Much Money Could the Department of Defense Save if it Stopped Trying to Save Souls?. This is just absurd.  Seriously.  And long.. some highlights: About a year ago, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) began an investigation into just how much money the DoD spends on promoting religion to military personnel and their families. What […]

PP to End Abortions In 3 Arizona Cities as Roe V. Wade is chipped away…

August 18, 2011

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Planned Parenthood To End Abortions In 3 Arizona Cities : NPR. “I think we’ve really done women a disservice in all parts of the state by imposing rules that have no medical significance and just creating barriers,” said Bryan Howard, president of Planned Parenthood of Arizona.\ duh The move came a week after an Arizona […]

Iowa GOP Debate – Rick Santorum’s “beautiful” answer to an abortion question

August 17, 2011

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Iowa GOP Debate Rick Santorum on abortion – YouTube .   Just notice how Mr. Santorum talks about the father (read: violent perpetrator) and the fetus, but there is barely a mention of the woman who would be victimized perpetually.  (transcript below) Funny how for so many men (especially those of the religious persuasion) only view […]

United States v. Marijuana

August 13, 2011

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United States v. Marijuana: Dispatches from the Field: War Without End. Check it: California was the first state to outlaw “loco weed.” At the time, 1913, Congress lacked the power to outlaw drugs or alcohol at the federal level. Alcohol prohibition, which lasted from 1919 to 1933, required an amendment to the Constitution, while drug […]

The GOP debate in Iowa shockingly reveals the candidates are *completely* out of touch with women’s reality..

August 12, 2011

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The GOP debate in Iowa reveals the candidates have no grasp of reproductive health « Dr. Jen Gunter.  I think, based on this years legislative sessions nationwide and the recent HHS ruling, it’s safe to say that abortion will be an even hotter topic than normal in the upcoming presidential race. Which is awesome in […]

Rick Perry and what’s wrong with us

August 10, 2011

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If Rick Perry is seriously a presidential front-runner there’s something wrong with all of us – War Room – Salon.com. as if Rick Perry hasn’t already proven to be a wanker… The GOP “establishment” prefersthisevangelical nitwit with fringe tendencies tothatevangelical nitwit with fringe tendencies, sure. This Dominionist purposefully evoking some of the most radical far-right […]