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Missouri lawmaker sues to deny his daughters birth control access

TweetMissouri lawmaker Paul Joseph Wieland has brought one of the many cases against Obamacare’s contraceptive coverage benefit. But he’s not doing so in his capacity as a state representative. Nope, he’s doing it as a concerned overbearing father. Irin Carmon reports: One Missouri lawmaker has taken the fight against birth control coverage to a new and [...]
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Will there be long-term male birth control by 2017?

TweetConsidering that “the joke in the field is: The male pill’s been five to 10 years away for the last 30 years,” I’m not holding by breath. But apparently Vasalgel, a long-term reversible form of birth control that blocks sperm after a single injection, is entering human trials and could hit the market by 2017. At [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetRepublicans are embracing over-the-counter BC to avoid insurance coverage. Yesterday the 7th Circuit struck down a same-sex marriage ban, noting that “Indiana and Wisconsin are among the shrinking majority of states that do not recognize the validity of same-sex marriages.” Philadelphia schools perpetrate institutional violence. Isn’t public misogynistic abuse so artsy? Human rights lawyer arrested [...]
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Congressional candidate sends “prevent abortion” condoms to anti-choice group

Tweet Count me as an ardent supporter of Arizona congressional candidate James Woods. When the pro-choice Democrat received a survey from the National Pro-Life Alliance asking him to pledge his support for the “sanctity of life,” he send back a box of condoms that read “prevent abortion“ along with this letter.  Tweet
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New Favorite Tumblr: Beyoncé Voters

Tweet Last week, Fox News host Jesse Watters accused Hillary Clinton of courting the “single ladies vote” with her response to the Hobby Lobby decision. According to Watters, these women–who make up a quarter of the electorate and broke for Obama by 76 percent last election–”depend on government because they’re not depending on their husbands. They need [...]
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