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Bishop revokes AZ hospital’s Catholic status over life-saving abortion

TweetHere’s one biggie we missed last week: Remember the nun who was excommunicated earlier this year after approving the life-saving abortion for a critically sick patient? It looks like that wasn’t good enough to be make an example of, and Bishop Thomas Olmsted revoked St. Joseph’s Hospital Center of its Catholic status entirely because it [...]
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Palin’s all-white “Mama Grizzlies”

TweetIf you haven’t seen Sarah Palin’s latest shrewd attempt to reach out to women…well, here it is. Transcript available at Shakesville. The language is taken from a recent speech Palin gave at the Susan B. Anthony List – an anti-choice organization – where she tried (unsuccessfully) to paint herself as the “true” feminist. This ad [...]
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Roman Polanski set free by Swiss authorities

Tweet Polanksi waves goodbye to his charges. Fucking great. After months of deliberation, the Swiss Ministry of Justice has announced today that Roman Polanski is “a free man” in Switzerland and will not be extradited to the U.S. to face his charges for drugging and raping a 13-year old girl. According to AP, the ministry [...]
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Constance McMillen: I was sent to a fake prom

Tweet There are just no words for this kind of wrong. The Advocate interviewed Constance McMillen this week– the high school senior whose Mississippi school canceled prom because she wanted to bring her girlfriend — to discover that McMillen was sent to a “fake prom” this past weekend while the rest of her class had [...]
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Quick Hit: Lilith Fair drops CPCs and NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina from charity contest

TweetAs an update to Jos’ post earlier this week about Lilith Fair including three crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) as potential grant recipients in their charity contest, we find that all three CPCs were dropped from the list. NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina, however, was dropped as well: This morning, four days after releasing a list of [...]
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