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VA and NJ Governor elections offer mixed bag for reproductive rights

Tweet While proponents of access to reproductive health services can rejoice in Virginia with Terry McAuliffe’s victory over Ken Cuccinelli to become the state’s new governor, New Jersey residents are stuck with Governor Chris Christie. East coast political junkies, organizers, campaigners, and other people with high stakes in their state elections have found themselves knee deep [...]
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Quick Hit: Here’s what happens if you have a fetal anomaly in Oklahoma

TweetIt’s no secret that Oklahoma is one of the most difficult places in the country to get an abortion. The state has passed almost every anti-choice restriction in the book–an ultrasound law, 24-hour waiting period, parental consent, 20-week fetal pain law, a total ban on medical abortions–forcing the Oklahoma Supreme Court to step in on [...]
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Dear Journalists: Your privilege is clouding your perspective on Obamacare website glitches

TweetIf I see one more journalist symbolically log on to the Obamacare website, I’m going to scream. If you’re making faux calls into the call center, only to complain about the lack of hold music, as if that is what’s critically important here, you’re severely missing the point. Tweet
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Representative Luis Gutierrez is a Badass Latino Politician

Tweet Image credit: Pat Dollard Not gonna lie, I hadn’t even heard of him until I began listening to Democracy Now this morning. But I bought his book this afternoon. Representative Luis Gutierrez is of Puerto Rican descent, and has proven himself a vocal supporter of social justice throughout his time in politics. Tweet
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Today in mansplaining: GOP Rep. tells CNN host ‘Carol, you’re beautiful but you need to be honest’

TweetToday Congressman Todd Rokita (R-IN), who was trying in vain to explain his party’s nonsensical shutdown of the U.S. government, mansplained big time to CNN’s Carol Costello, who wasn’t buying any of the bullcrap.  Of course because no Republican likes to be challenged by a mere woman about their current political tantrum, his only response [...]
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