Monthly Archives: September 2007

Backstory to Verizon rejecting NARAL texts

TweetVia Matt, I see that Verizon’s policy chief is Tom Tauke, an anti-choice congressman from Iowa in the ’80s who lost a Senate bid to Tom Harkin in 1990. From a National Review article about the campaign: …Tauke wants a constitutional amendment recognizing “the personhood of the unborn.” “When NARAL comes into the state,” Tauke [...]
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Another Slate WTF.

TweetAre we still asking this question? Really? Because we all know the answer is NO. Tweet
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Images from the Aurora rally

Tweet Check out the slideshow of pictures from the pro-choice rally in support of the new Planned Parenthood clinic in Aurora, Illinois. Cara’s got even more pictures and details about the rally. Tweet
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Sexist (and stupid) quote of the day

TweetDuring MSNBC’s post-Democratic presidential debate analysis this week, Chris Matthews asked Sen. Chris Dodd: “Do you find it difficult to debate a woman?â€? You know, because vaginas have special debate-blocking powers. Thanks to Teresa for the link. Tweet
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Keeping schools safe through period-monitoring

TweetAs a security measure, a school in upstate New York, has banned students from carrying bags (backpacks, purses anything). Unless you’re a menstruating girl, that is. Need some clarification? So did I. A student at Tri-Valley High School was called out of class by a security guard during a school sweep last week to make [...]
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