Tag Archives: Virginia

A pro-choice cover of “Call Me Maybe” takes on Virginia’s attempt to shut down its abortion clinics

TweetI know, I know. You thought the “Call Me Maybe” cover trend was blessedly over. But I’m the only person in the world who actually isn’t sick of the song yet. And a group called Cooch Watch 2012 has an important message for Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli–which all anti-choice lawmakers could stand to hear. [...]
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McDonnell signs Virginia ultrasound bill

TweetDespite tremendous outcry, all over the internet and on the steps of the Virginia capital–woman-hater Gov. Bob McDonnell has signed the ultrasound bill in Virginia into law. If you are seeking an abortion in Virginia you are required to have an ultrasound. And they may have backed down from making a transvaginal ultrasound mandatory–but there [...]
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Riot Police Arrest 31 Protestors against Forced Ultrasound

Tweet Photo via The Hook Yesterday, riot police were sent in to handle a group of non-violent demonstrators protesting Virginia’s newly passed forced ultrasound bill. This kindler, gentler violation is over the belly and not through the vagina. Police arrested 31 people, some of whose trials started today. Here are some moving photos and video [...]
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New rule for vaginaphobes: if you can’t say it, you can’t probe it!

TweetWhy is it that the same people who want to get all up into women’s vaginas shudder at the mention of the word vagina and are unable to actually say it? I guess the answer is obvious; the same people who are sadistic enough to make a woman undergo an invasive medically¬†unnecessary procedure whose only [...]
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The Daily Caller: Rachel Maddow obsessed with vaginas

Tweet Yes, I’m totally recycling this brilliant GIF Maya posted yesterday; it’s just too fitting. Apparently The Daily Caller needs some ear muffs for their delicate sensibilities around the word “vagina.” I’m not giving any linkage to this ridiculousness, but had to share the deets: there’s a piece featured on their front page today titled, [...]
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