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Republicans Court Female Voters By Carefully Explaining That Women Are Wrong

Yesterday, Politico published a leaked report commissioned by two Republican lobbying groups on how the party can better attract female voters. The report, based on a recent poll of 800 female registered voters as well as a series of...Show More Summary

Blog Note

[Content Note: Illness.]Shakesville will be on hiatus for the next couple of weeks, starting this evening.I am dealing with a new and somewhat serious health complication, which requires some medical tests I've got to get done promptly...Show More Summary

National Pro-Life Group Endorses Steve Daines for Senate in Montana

The National Right to Life Committee today endorsed Rep. Steve Daines for United States Senate. Rep. Daines opposes unrestricted abortion. He voted for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act – groundbreaking legislation to protect unborn children at 20 weeks, a point by which the unborn child is capable of feeling great pain when being killed […]

After Uzi accident, ranges say teaching kids to shoot guns can be safe

The death of an Arizona gun instructor killed by a 9-year-old who was firing a fully automatic Uzi has touched off a debate about whether children should have access to such high-powered weaponry.

A Whale of a Reaction to Blackfish and SeaWorld

The HSUS has been making the case against marine mammal captivity for a quarter century, long before the remarkable sequence of developments we have all seen unfold since February 2010, when the captive orca Tilikum killed trainer Dawn...Show More Summary

Woman Kills Pregnant Mom With Knife, Tries to Cut Her Baby Out of Her Womb

Several years ago a few cases cropped up in the United States of women who befriended pregnant mothers only to subject them to horrific violence resulting in their murders and the assailant attempting to cut their unborn baby out of their womb. Now, a new case has surfaced in Mexico. There, 29-year-old Maria Rodriguez (right) […]

Doctors Told My Parents Three Times to Abort My Sister Just Because She Has Trisomy 18

“How is Faith doing?” That is probably the question I have heard the most in the last five years.  Every time I get asked that question, I have the same general answer:  “She is doing okay, but the doctors still have not figured out _____.” I shock myself with how many medical terms I now […]

12 days

Apple sent out press invites to their upcoming September 9th event…but that’s about it. Read more about 12 days

Happy Dogs Are Happy

[Content Note: Animal cruelty, but happy endings.]A year ago, the ASPCA and responders from The Humane Society of the United States rescued 367 dogs from a multi-state dog fighting ring in one of the largest documented federal dog fighting busts. Show More Summary

Global Warming Already Dangerous, May Be Irreversible: Draft IPCC Report

Problems caused by climate change are likely already dangerous and global warming may be irreversible, according to a draft science report by a United Nations committee. The Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change ( IPCC ) report,Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Amy Poehler speaking truth. A woman was punched in face for telling a man to stop groping her. Fox News hosts defend street harassment: “Let men be men.” In Spain, hundreds of protesters decked city hall with bras after the city’s mayor warned men to be wary of false rape accusations. Australian model Meaghan Kausman slams Fella Swim [...]

Good news — you can now buy makeup that supports gender equity! (Bear with us.)

Gender equality is a climate issue, so any step toward ensuring that women and men have equal rights and opportunities is good for the planet.

Film Corner!

[Content Note: Christian Supremacy; racism. DoNotLink used in first paragraph to Glenn Beck's site.]Well, it's been two minutes, so it's time for another terrific new Kirk Cameron film! His newest cinematic masterpiece is called Saving...Show More Summary

Adult Stem Cells Help Totally Paralyzed Patient Walk, Embryonic Stem Cells? Zilch

I predicted in 2013 that the company which bought Geron would restart its embryonic stem cell product human trial. Indeed, it is. I could also have predicted the media would hype it to the moon. And so the San Francisco Chronicle has in big headlines on the front page. From, “Stem Cell Industry’s ‘Huge Development’ in […]

Pro-life news brief 8-28-14

by JivinJ, host of the blog, JivinJehoshaphat A newborn baby boy in Utah is in critical condition after his mother abandoned him in a trash can and was found by neighbors who thought they were hearing a kitten: Police say the 24-year-old...Show More Summary

Now you can feel guilty about wearing sunscreen at the beach

A new study finds that around the globe, sun-wary swimmers slough off more than 13 million pounds of sunscreen each year. That's bad news for fish.

Why Do We Tell Pregnant Women Not to Hurt Their Baby by Drinking But Ignore Abortion?

If you live in Ontario and enjoy a bottle of wine with dinner or a couple beers after getting the yard work finished, you will be exposed to an aggressive marketing campaign the next time you hit the local LCBO to purchase your booze. The government-owned liquor distribution branch launched an advertising blitz this week […]

Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Misogyny.]"I think a lot of people want to be able to walk into a grocery store—particularly, a lot of the women—want to go and buy a bottle of wine for dinner, go down, buy a six-pack or two six-packs, buy dinner, and...Show More Summary

The Snake in the Market Basket: Can the Company Recover From Employee Revolt Without Loading It Up With Debt?

W ednesday night, the long-running Market Basket drama ended and the good guys ostensibly won. Or did they? When we last tuned in, the employees of the $4 billion family-owned New England supermarket chain were rallying behind a beloved boss, Arthur T. Show More Summary

Father-Son Abortionists Stop Performing Abortions at Columbus, Ohio Clinic

There is more good news out of Ohio when it comes to stopping abortions. A pro-life group has verified that the father son killing team of Mervyn and Milroy Samuel have ceased doing abortions at their Columbus, Ohio location. The pro-life group Created Equal informed LifeNews today that it called the abortion facility and the […]

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