Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Bomb planted at WI Planned Parenthood

Tweet“Pro-life” indeed. WTAQ in Wisconsin reports: Grand Chute police are investigating an explosive device that blew up at Planned Parenthood. It happened about 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Planned Parenthood office at 3800 North Gillett Street.  The explosion started a  fire that quickly burned itself out. The fire and explosion caused a small amount of damage [...]
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Wisconsin defunds Planned Parenthood; NineteenPercent breaks down the bullshit

TweetToday, Governor Scott Walker signed the bill that will defund Planned Parenthood and other Title X clinics from the state budget. So remember the bad-ass video blogger on Beyonce’s latest song that was all over the internets some weeks ago? Well, we’re thrilled to announce Feministing has asked NineteenPercent to join the team as our [...]
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Wisconsin Republicans vote against collective bargaining for public workers.

Tweet Yesterday, Wisconsin Republicans modified their anti-collective bargaining bill so it would not require the votes of the state Democrats and passed what they claim to be a ‘budget repair bill.’ We already know, it’s a callous and rather unpopular attempt at union busting. Not one Democrat was present. Mr. Walker, a Republican whose efforts [...]
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What We Missed

TweetA brutally upsetting story about a woman forced to give birth despite knowing her child wouldn’t survive because of Nebraska’s new law banning abortion after 20 weeks. A new UN report right in time for International Women’s Day tomorrow: Gender equality can reduce world hunger. The Wall Street Journal joins the media misinformation bandwagon around [...]
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Notes from a bitch…remembering the women of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory.

TweetMarch is Women’s History Month and I think it fitting, given the current labor struggles going on across the United States, to remember the Triangle Factory fire. I first heard about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in a women’s history class I took my first year in college. My professor was discussing the intersection of [...]
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