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A good idea gone bad.

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On October 29, 2007
From Slate’s XX Factor: Following the kerfuffle over birth control for the Hanna Montana set, health officials in Portland, Maine, have agreed to report “all illegal sexual activity involving minors as required by law,” according to an article from a Maine newspaper. That includes any time someone 13 or younger has sex, even if it’s […]

Sicko.

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On October 28, 2007

I finally saw it (no, I have not been watching the game. Sorry folks). And I have to hand it Michael Moore. I was impressed. Yes, there were stunts (Guantanamo, the feigned surprise at European system

Judicial Ethics Run Amok

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On October 25, 2007
I’m in the depths (of hell) studying now for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), which all aspiring lawyers must take before being admitted to the bar. So I’m not yet an expert on legal and judicial ethics, but I’m pretty sure that this violates about 38 rules of judicial conduct. During a domestic violence […]

Worth the Read

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On October 25, 2007

La Lubu, guest posting at Feministe, has a moving and eye opening post up about her difficulties with health insurance and unemployment after her “micropreemie” daughter was born. Lest the

On the Language of the Antis

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On October 24, 2007
Amanda’s got a solid post up today at RH Reality Check in which she dissects the anti-abortion/forced pregnancy brigade and its rhetoric. Consequences: Punishment. Aware of the unpopularity of the straightforward argument that sex is wrong and those who indulge deserve punishment, anti-choicers use the euphemism “consequences.” Sex does indeed have consequences, both positive (good […]

So Not Funny.

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On October 23, 2007

At last week’s press conference, President Bush was his usual joker self. Q: Mr. President, following up on Vladimir Putin for a moment, he said, recently, that next year, when he has to step do

Of Mothers & Morality

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On October 23, 2007
Sui Generis has been following the case of Bobbijean P., the child taken away from her parents – two homeless people struggling with crack addictions. In the neglect proceeding regarding custody over the girl (initiated wholly on the basis of the child’s positive drug screen at birth), her mother was told by a New York […]

On the Road Again….

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On October 19, 2007

I’m heading out for the weekend to attend a wedding, and will be leaving my computer and internet behind (gasp!). So no posts from me until late Sunday or Monday. Have a great weekend everyone.

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