Abortion is a right. At any and all times. (or, American Principles 101)

This post is brought to you by some schmuck who took it upon himself during an abortion debate, in which he was distressed that I would legalize late-term abortions, to inform me that there is no such thing as inalienable rights, and that rights are “whatever humans decide they are” and therefore I cannot assert …

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“White atheists are the WORST!”: Discrepancies in Identifying Racism

I am writing this post despite the sense that the last three posts I wrote unrelated to Islam are about race and I am kind of eyeing how it throws off my usual variation here. Before I introduce all the twitter drama, let me recount the incident to which it refers—infamously christened EG, or ElevatorGate. …

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Protecting our RELIGIOUS RIGHT to an Abortion

...from the "religious" Right. As you all must have heard by now, Michigan state representative Lisa Brown was censored and barred from speaking during a debate on an abortion bill because she had the audacity to utter the word “vagina”—at which point all the Republican men in the room gasped and clutched their pearls in …

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No GOP War On Women, but There is Definitely a War on Christmas. And Potatoes. FUCKING POTATOES.

Once again: Jay Townsend said acid should be thrown on Democratic women who support the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. JAY TOWNSEND SAID ACID SHOULD BE THROWN ON DEMOCRATIC WOMEN WHO SUPPORT THE LILLY LEDBETTER FAIR PAY ACT. Amendments to a bill were introduced by House Republicans that allow insurance companies to discriminate against clients …

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The Catholic Church Says Mother Theresa Should Have Been More Busy Speaking Out Against Abortion Instead of Ensuring Actual, Living Children Survive

Charity, it's so overrated. Washington Post, via Feministe A prominent U.S. Catholic nuns group said Thursday that it was “stunned” that the Vatican reprimanded it for spending too much time on poverty and social-justice concerns and not enough on condemning abortion and gay marriage. In a stinging report on Wednesday, the Vatican said the Leadership …

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Why I don’t give a damn that you have a linguistic issue with ‘FEMinist’

mankind manpower manfully headmaster firemen policemen mailmen man-eating You got a problem with ‘feminist’ because the word inherently excludes you? Check your privilege and get the hell over it. You can treat women equally as much as you like but as long as you’re saying shit like this the truth is that you don’t CONSIDER …

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