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Newspapers censor “Doonesbury” strips about abortion news

Tweet All this week, “Doonesbury” is running a series of comic strips about the ultrasound laws that have popped up recently. The first strip features an abortion patient being sent to the “Shaming Room.” I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise in our current political climate that some newspapers have decided not to run [...]
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A world where there are waiting periods for war, not abortion

Tweet Go here for a larger version of the cartoon. Counter-earth: Such a strange place! So different from the world we know–where a President’s unilateral power to wage war is now essentially unchecked and the price tag is apparently of little concern. But getting an abortion? Well, that can never be hard enough. [Via] Tweet
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Vintage Batgirl PSA: “It’s no joke, it’s the federal equal pay law!’

Tweet 48 years ago tomorrow, the Equal Pay Act was signed into law by President John F. Kennedy to “prohibit discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers”. To celebrate, check out this PSA from the 60′s starring Batman (Adam Westunidentified actor), Robin (Burt Ward), and Batgirl (Yvonne Craig). Holy discontent [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe Democratic Leadership Council has ceased its operations. The Women’s Media Center has an incredible piece by Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi on the revolution in Egypt. Also, Wael Ghonim, the Google executive that helped start the protests, has been freed from detention. An interview with Julie Zeilinger, teenage feminist and founder of the awesome [...]
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