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Tweet Students at the University of Michigan are launching a campaign to stop the “silent epidemic” of campus sexual assault. Akiba Solomon is Colorlines’ new managing editor. A history of “female-friendly” porn. Today’s news on voter suppression. Sometimes I hate Frank Bruni, but his objection to the Catholic Church’s misogynistic hypocrisy is spot-on. The Nation suggests ten ways you [...]
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Every sperm is sacred

TweetHaven’t you heard? Masturbating should also be a crime. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook If a fertilized egg is a human–then maybe sperm is too. Tweet
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Senator adds “Every Sperm is Sacred” amendment onto Oklahoma personhood bill

TweetAmazing. After Oklahoma conservatives introduced a “personhood” bill to the state Senate on Monday, Sen. Constance Johnson decided to follow in Virginia Senator Janet Howell’s footsteps and attach an amendment in protest, which would add this language to the bill: However, any action in which a man ejaculates or otherwise deposits semen anywhere but in [...]
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Kansas House set to introduce “personhood” amendment

TweetAdding it to the ton of other states where the fertilized-egg-as-person a.k.a. “personhood” amendments are in the works, but this one could actually result in something. Via AP: Twenty-five Kansas House members have agreed to sponsor a proposed “personhood” amendment to the state constitution to ban abortion and are close to introducing it, the leader [...]
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Tomorrow: Mississippi tries to re-define “person”

TweetTomorrow, November 8, 2011, Mississippians have the chance to vote on an amendment to their state Constitution that might enable them to redefine the term person. They question on the ballot, will read: “Should the term ‘person’ be defined to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the functional equivalent thereof?” [...]
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