Monthly Archives: March 2006

Alabama introduces abortion ban

TweetTalk about the worst trend ever. Lawmakers in Alabama have introduced abortion ban bills a la South Dakota. “I thought if South Dakota can do it, Alabama ought to do it because we are a family-friendly state,” said state Sen. Hank Erwin, R-Montevallo, who has introduced a bill in the Senate that would even ban [...]
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Update: CNN decides to blame pornographers, not women

TweetWhat you’re about to read may shock you: The CNN segment Jess wrote about yesterday wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Here’s the transcript from the show, which was about porn websites that coerce young women into stripping and doing various other things for the camera. CHERNOFF [reporter]: Jill says she was [...]
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More consequences for drunk sluts

Tweet Tonight on Paula Zahn, CNN will cover the story of girls who are sexually assaulted while passed out and end up with their picture on the internet. How much do you want to bet this will be yet another “girls gone wild and paying the price” piece? Why isn’t the segment being promoted as [...]
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“A way to have all the goodies and not pay the price”

TweetWhat is this, the third time already this week that all sexually active, nonmarried women have been called cheap whores? Check out this letter, from Missouri state Representative Cynthia Davis, who recently introduced legislation to remove a state requirement that sex ed classes teach contraception: From: Cynthia Davis Sent: Mon 3/20/2006 8:02 PM To: (redacted) [...]
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The Dominican Republic: Red-state in the making?

TweetContributed by: Gwen Beetham (our unofficial Caribbean correspondent) Yesterday in the Dominican Republic, the term “sexual freedom” was deleted from a clause in a proposed Civil Code reform for fear that it “would open the doors to future homosexual unions.” Of course, it came as no surprise to me that a primarily Catholic country would [...]
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