Tag Archives: Indiana

Breaking: SCOTUS declines to hear defense of Indiana’s anti-Planned Parenthood law

TweetThe Indiana government really, really wants to defund Planned Parenthood, but the U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear its appeal of a lower court’s ruling that the state really, really can’t do that. The LA Times reports: Without comment, the justices turned away Indiana’s defense of a 2011 law that would ban all Medicaid funds to [...]
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Homophobic teacher suspended

TweetAn Indiana school district has suspended Diana Medley a teacher who lobbied for an LGBTQ-free prom. In all fairness, you could always just choose to be straight and then you could go to the prom, since sexual orientation is a decision and choice, according to Medley. “I believe that it was life circumstances and they [...]
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Want an RU 486 pill? That will be two forced trans-vaginal ultrasounds, please.

TweetRU 486 is a non-surgical early abortion medication that comes in the form of a pill and is generally used to end a pregnancy up to 10 weeks from a woman’s last period. So, naturally, a bill, approved by Indiana’s state Senate Health and Provider Services Committee on Wednesday, would require clinics to conduct trans-vaginal [...]
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What We Missed

TweetUgh: After more released photos, Rep. Anthony Weiner has admitted to sending the sexified pics of himself to women he’d met mostly on Facebook. The GOP fight to illegally defund Planned Parenthood in Indiana could cost the state $4.3 billion. Rather than sticking to its contention that its racist ad was just a “light-hearted” ad, [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe Obama administration is saying they will take action against Indiana and others’ attempts to ban Planned Parenthood funding. How you can help the victims of the Joplin tornado. Every day this week, the New York Times will share a LGBT youth’s story in cool multimedia project. Jill Filipovic on the media attacks against Dominique [...]
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