Browsing All posts tagged under »Planned Parenthood«

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

August 18, 2011


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 […]

I wanna read good news, good news!

August 2, 2011


and so here ya go!  Days where really good news is abundant is rare, and I believe it shouldn’t be taken for granted.  I had read these articles separately throughout the day, and yet  the happiness i felt didn’t surface until i read them all together.  In a row.  It’s awesome!  i truly believe in […]

Indiana Abortion Showdown

June 6, 2011


Indiana Abortion Showdown Could Cost State $4.3 Billion. Seriously I am impressed, enraged, and a little afraid of the organized assault on women’s reproductive rights.  That the debate around what a woman can do with her body is being taken to such an extreme says a few things to me, namely how polarized our nation […]

An EPIC & PERSONAL take on the politics playing out

May 3, 2011


Cutting Planned Parenthood and Fixing the World — Feministe. It’s so wonderfully worded. this young woman is a bad ass.  If she was 21 I’d want to take her to a bar. This isn’t abstract or distant or irrelevant to my life; it’s real and it’s scary and it’s fucking disgusting. The fact that the […]

Indiana’s holding Planned Parenthood hostage

April 29, 2011


The Associated Press: Daniels to sign bill defunding Planned Parenthood.  The war against women rages on.  Apparently Roe v Wade doesn’t matter to these old men who really know what’s best for women: “We will now suffer the consequences of lawmakers who have no regard for fact-based decision making and sound public health policy,” she said. […]


April 9, 2011


From Sociological Images, a discussion on the racialized abortion campaigns: Many women have abortions because they cannot afford to raise a(nother) child.  They would bring the fetus to term if only they weren’t all-but-crushed under the burdens of under-served neighborhoods, shitty public education, a dearth of jobs that pay a living wage, a criminal justice […]

daily dose of feminism

March 28, 2011


first, from feministing: They say if you say something often enough (and/or loud enough) people will start to believe it. I feel like it’s harder to get certain information to stick… it’s hard to compete with propaganda out there. At the same time the GOP says we need to defund planned parenthood (which, for the […]