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Tweet Can we address the systems that allow racism to thrive? Painting Wendy Davis as a bad mother in the midst of her campaign for Texas Governor is bullshit and sexist. “What they’re really about has nothing to do with abortion or the health of anyone; it has to do with controlling women.” Catherine Samba-Panza is [...]
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Birth control isn’t just about sex — but it’s also about sex

TweetAs Maya posted about yesterday, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and 2008 wannabe GOP-nominee, has sparked a justifiable fire storm with his comments about contraceptives at the Republican National Convention. Huckabee said: If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar [...]
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Mike Huckabee says Dems think women are helpless and “cannot control their libidos”

TweetI tried and failed to come up with any commentary to add to this quote from former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s speech today at the Republican National Committee. But I’m pretty sure it doesn’t need any. Tweet
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Chart of the day: No co-pay birth control surges dramatically under the ACA

Tweet A new study from the Guttmacher Institute shows a surge in the proportion of privately insured women who did not pay co-pays or any additional charges for their birth control. Tweet
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