Tag Archives: Washington

This week in abortion news

TweetBad News: Alabama passed a bill which pretends to be about protecting women but is actually aimed at shutting down abortion clinics on Tuesday. The governor has said he will sign the bill, ironically called the “Women’s Health and Safety Act,”  which requires that doctors preforming abortions be granted admitting privileges at local hospitals. Some of [...]
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The Feministing Five: Darcy Burner

TweetDarcy Burner is the Democratic candidate for the House of Representatives in Washington’s First Congressional District. Right now, polls show her leading in the Democratic primary. This is great news for feminists, progressives and anyone else who cares about equity. Darcy is an unyielding advocate for women’s rights. This year at Netroots Nation, she delivered [...]
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Washington reaches enough votes to pass marriage equality

TweetYesterday, Pam’s House Blend divulged of Washington Senator Mary Margaret Haugen’s announcement that she was supporting marriage equality, making her the 25th — and final — vote needed to pass the state’s marriage equality bill (SB 6239). PHB’s note of Haugen’s statement on her decision was one that struck me: “Years ago I took exception [...]
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The Girl Scouts are selling you lesbian, baby-killing feminist militia cookies

Tweet Seriously, just look at that logo. SO gay. We’re a wee late getting to this, but it’s just too good not to mention. And no, this is not an Onion headline. When the Girl Scouts aren’t helping young girls become confident and productive members of society, they’re apparently serving as a feminist training ground [...]
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