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Weekly Feminist Reader: Mother’s Day Edition

TweetHappy Mother’s Day! A Mother’s Day letter by Gloria Malone: “The problem with being a teen mom is that I don’t hate myself nearly as much as you wish I did.” To celebrate Mother’s Day, give the gift of prison phone justice. Mamas in the South continue the fight for reproductive justice. Download a Mother’s [...]
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Here’s “The Ex” shooting target that Zombie Industries sells

Tweet*Trigger warning* At the National Rifle Association convention this past weekend, vendor Zombie Industries was asked to remove a shooting target that looks like President Obama. The company sells more than a dozen mannequins that “bleed” when shot, and as it states on its website, “to discriminate against Women by not having them represented in our product selection [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetMia McKenzie on white liberals, racism, and eroding empathy. Guilty of rape at Oxy? Write a book report. Learn about the history of gun control in the U.S. “Imagine being examined for ‘evidence’ by a doctor and telling your single-parent father that his only son was raped. Imagine hearing that this happened to you because [...]
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“It begs the question: Who are we here to represent?”

Tweet It really does. How in holy hell does a measure that has over 90% support in the public fail in the Senate? Apparently, a reasoned approach to gun ownership and safety, or any tools to mitigate gun violence in America, is patently ridiculous to members of Congress. Gabby Giffords sounded off in a New [...]
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Telling women to get a gun is not rape prevention

TweetTrigger Warning On Tuesday night, I appeared on Hannity in a segment framed around the idea that giving women guns is the solution to ending rape.  I was on with Independent Women’s Forum’s Gayle Trotter who recently made the point that women need guns for self defense from rape and gun violence prevention is infringing [...]
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