It’s been a banner year for rape in the media, and apparently December just felt left out. Joining the likes of: Todd “if it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to shut that whole thing down” Akin (outgoing Rep, R-Missouri);1 Paul “forcible rape” Ryan (2012 GOP VP candidate);2 Chuck “I would hope that [...]
A severely ill woman is admitted to the hospital. Doctors assess that without an abortion, she will die. Oh, you think this is about Savita Halappanavar, don’t you? Well, it is and it isn’t. Savita Halappanavar is a horrific story making the rounds now; a young woman admitted to an Irish hospital was suffering a [...]
I got really annoyed this morning. I woke up, and basically the first thing I saw on Twitter was numerous retweets and comments about a HuffPo UK article on abortion and social progressives attempting to argue that one could be socially progressive and still advocate for an anti-choice position. I disagree, rather vehemently. To the [...]
As my friend Maureen says, this is an excellent example of corrective messaging.
In what will certainly be hailed as a victory for anyone sane enough to realize that you don’t go around killing people for holding a different view, Scott Roeder was found guilty of first degree murder for the death of Dr. George Tiller. (Roeder was also found guilty of two counts of aggravated assault for [...]