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What Patronizing False Concern Looks Like

Yes, this exam is expensive and medically unnecessary, but we have to make sure you really want to have that sex. At XX Factor today, I have a post up explaining how the anti-choice movement is trying to shift gears, because their habit of ignoring women or portraying women who…

Limbaugh: Barbara Boxer supports ‘murdering women before they’re born’

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Monday blasted Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-FL) as someone who supports “murdering women before they’re born” after she recently claimed that the Republican “war on women” was real. In an op-ed for Politico over the weekend, the Democratic senator wrote that “Republicans have launched a…

Reince Priebus Doubles Down on the ‘War on Caterpillars’ Rhetoric

Ladies?  The GOP thinks we’re stupid: On Wednesday, MSNBC host Thomas Roberts gave Priebus a chance to revise his remarks. “I’m not going to walk back,” the RNC chairman insisted. “I’ll double down on it. This war on women is a fiction that the Democrats have created. And the real…

Nikki Haley Thinks Women Don’t Care About Contraception. ORLY.

You gotta love it when the GOP shines up its vaginally-enhanced Republicans and pushes them on stage to make their stupid arguments about women’s health for them. A few weeks ago, they pushed Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on stage and she made a right ass of herself by claiming that Democrats are…

Rep. Yarmuth: Limbaugh’s remark ‘part of GOP assault on women’s health’

Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) said Tuesday on the House floor that the Republican Party needed to halt its attacks on women’s reproductive rights, associating their legislative agenda with the recent firestorm surrounding conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh. “Rush Limbaugh’s appalling attack on Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke is no…

Why “inconsequential” isn’t an argument

The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services has released a report demonstrating that progressives weren’t kidding around when we said that the Stupak-Pitts amendment was going to deprive all insured women of abortion coverage over time. The report concludes that “the treatment exclusions required under the…

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