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Jane Kay, of the Center for Investigative Reporting, reports that the Department of Health and Human Services has abruptly cancelled funding for a number of ongoing scientific studies and programs aimed at reducing teen pregnancy. The Trump administration has quietly axed $213.6 million in teen pregnancy prevention programs and research at more than 80 institutions around […]
While today’s pair of horrible decisions might seem like distinct issues, in fact they are both part of a larger war on women and workers. The absurdity of the Hobby Lobby decision (only contraceptives are exempted for religious beliefs because of sluts) is obviously part of the Republican war on women, but it is also […]

Keep On Implodin’

In General
On March 13, 2012
The Republican Party continues its implosion, this time by cranking up the war on women in North Carolina. In New Hanover County, county commissioners rejected a state grant for family planning services. Why? Chairman Ted Davis said he thought it was a sad day when “taxpayers are asked to pay money for contraceptives” for women […]

Republicans and Sex

On March 7, 2012

Amanda Marcotte has an outstanding essay on how poorly the Republican Party understands American attitudes toward women and sex. In part: As for the second one, this is where the Republicans really mi

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