Monthly Archives: May 2007

How safe is the HPV vaccine?

TweetAfter successfully triggering a backlash against the movement for universal HPV vaccination, right wingers are working hard on the health-scare angle. The conservative group Judicial Watch has made public the FDA’s records on adverse reactions to the HPV vaccine: Three deaths were related to the vaccine. One physician’s assistant reported that a female patient “died [...]
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Hello from SisterSong!

TweetContributed by Kate Harding I just attended an amazing panel called Prisons as Agents of Reproductive Oppression. I had a hell of a time deciding which of the 13 awesome-sounding workshops to go to (a problem that’s only going to get worse as the conference goes on), so I went with the subject I felt [...]
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O’Reilly defends “White, Christian, male power structure”

TweetAnd McCain just smiles and nods. Lovely. The Democratic Party has the transcript. Tweet
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Bad-ass woman of the day: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Tweet Check out this NY Times piece on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and how she’s using her current Supreme Court term to speak up. Literally. In both the recent federal abortion ban case and this week’s discrimination ruling, Justice Ginsburg read dissents from the bench: But the words were clearly her own, and they were [...]
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Quick Hit: Trouble in Mexico City?

TweetSome potentially bad news. Mexico’s Supreme Court is going to hear a challenge to the the landmark law that legalized abortion in Mexico City. Get the whole story at BushvChoice. Tweet
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