The President goes on Leno and says: ‘Rape is rape. It is a crime.’

By: Thursday October 25, 2012 7:03 am

A simple statement. And it’s tragic that in a presidential race in 2012 any candidate has to state the obvious. But the right of a woman to make medical decisions of the most personal and private nature is on the table because of the insistent qualifications of rape by the GOP led by Mitt Romney.. [...]

FRC VP: if marriage equality prevails, an anti-gay, womb-controlling third party will emerge

By: Friday April 6, 2012 12:56 pm

Please make it happen, you fools. Bring it on. With mainstream conservatives bailing on the anti-gay approach to politics (or at the very least want it at the bottom of any agenda), the fundies are losing their cookies. Seeing anti-gay attitudes and legislation slipping away, their latest attempts to cry foul have been tossing out [...]

The epic downward spiral of Susan G. Komen for the Cure: how to #FAIL (updated w/Komen ‘apology’)

By: Friday February 3, 2012 6:03 am

BREAKING (11:15 AM ET): Komen backed down in a statement first published in the Dallas Morning News. The devil, as always, is in the details as this story shows, and as we speak, evidence of loopholes is already pouring out over social networks after the announcement. Komen is still behind the PR frame. Parse the [...]

Florida lawmaker’s bill would make abortion a felony with a max of life in prison — for the doctor

By: Thursday January 5, 2012 10:08 am

Never mind the fact that these continual attempts to slither around Roe v. Wade are unconstitutional, it hasn’t stopped pols around the country from attacking a woman’s reproductive freedom as if it should be the first order of business when our economy is in the crapper. Look at Florida State Representative Charles Van Zant‘s (R, [...]

The Values Voter Summit: A Guide to the Anti-Gay, Anti-Muslim, Anti-Mormon, Anti-Choice Activists Spending the Weekend with the GOP

By: Wednesday October 5, 2011 11:59 am

Thank you, People for the American Way, for sharing this primer on the fringe activists that will be bleating the usual hard-line social agenda and hob-nobbing with GOP politicians (including the major 2012 Clown Car occupants). It’s hard to believe that in 2011, we have candidates pandering to professional bigots and womb-controllers ad nauseum when [...]

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