Tag Archives: South Carolina

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCompiled by Juliana and Alexandra Feminist outcry — including Zerlina’s petition — convinced Twitter to reinstate the ability to block followers. No state but South Carolina has its own “Immigration Enforcement Unit.” U.S. Border Patrol has been systematically abusing its power. The New England Journal of Medicine stands up for contraceptive access. The Dominican Republic [...]
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Quick Hit: A history of abortion-focused smear campaigns

Tweet“What would you think of Elizabeth Colbert Busch if I told you she had had an abortion?” As Sesali reported last week, South Carolina voters were asked this very question by a polling group seeking not to crunch numbers in preparation for today’s election but rather smear Mark Sanford’s Democratic opponent for the South Carolina’s First [...]
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Tuesday troll alert: Boy, I sure hope Todd Kincannon is single!

TweetI can sort of see why this dude wouldn’t get the invite to the GOP retreat at the totes awesome plantation in Virginia back in January. I mean, perhaps some folks in the GOP were thinking about what it would mean to empower someone like that who displays such sensitivity, really in touch with the [...]
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Nikki Haley vetoes funding for domestic violence and sexual assault prevention in South Carolina

TweetNikki Haley is just the worst. She’s not a fan of the health of people with uteri, ladies or girls. Just last month she vetoed a bill that would give parents information on the side effects of HPV and how the vaccine could help. But not only does she hate information or saving people from cancer, [...]
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South Carolina won’t give parents info on life-saving, cancer-preventing HPV vaccine

TweetBad news for people who want to prevent cancer--which, surprisingly enough, is not all of us. The South Carolina House failed Tuesday to override Gov. Nikki Haley’s veto of a bill intended to provide information on and access to a free vaccine that prevents a sexually transmitted, cancer-causing virus. The House’s 54-47 vote killed the [...]
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