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Poet for life

All in the name of freedom. Party like a rock-star while little ones are dying. Silent screams from injected saline and dreams you will never hear because little lungs were punctured before they could fully function. Who will be a voice for the voiceless?.. How many freight trains of injustice will roll by behind church […] The post Poet for life appeared first on Jill Stanek.

Go Ahead, Bash My City: I Can Take It

  AP Photo/Mark Duncan The Progressive Field scoreboard welcomes back LeBron James, during a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Cleveland Indians on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Cleveland. James announced earlier in the...Show More Summary

Oklahoma Earthquake Swarm Spurs Fracking Wastewater Disposal Debate

Last weekend, a swarm of seven earthquakes in just 14 hours between Saturday evening and Sunday morning in Oklahoma made national headlines. Those seven quakes were immediately preceded by another earthquake that measured 4.3 on the Richter scale in Langston, OK, which struck at noon on Saturday. Show More Summary

“Las Libres” film on Mexican women convicted for homicide for abortions is coming to a theater near you

Las Libres, a Mexican documentary about the struggle to free women convicted for homicide and thrown in jail for having abortions is coming to a theater (possibly) near you. And you’ll want to see it. We’ve written about Las Libres before, but in case you missed it, the documentary focuses on how Las Libres, a women’s human’s rights organization [...]

Pro-life vids of day: Senate Democrats’ abortion bill in the hot seat

by Kelli Yesterday on Capitol Hill, two panels of witnesses gave testimony on Senate Bill S. 1696, the “Women’s Health Protection Act”, which, if passed, would nullify nearly every state restriction on abortion. Among those testifying...Show More Summary

Planned Parenthood Coaches 15-Year-Old Girl to Hide Porn From Her Parents

Denver, CO (LiveActionNews) — A new investigative video produced by Live Action shows a Planned Parenthood staffer coaching a 15-year-old girl on how to view pornography, visit sex shops, and experiment with torture and bondage sex without parental knowledge. Episode Two of Live Action’s video series, SEXED, details how a counselor in Colorado’s Planned Parenthood […]

Catholic bishops enabling an eventual Party of Death majority?

Did US Catholic leaders look the other way as to fatten their coffers and beef up sagging numbers? And whatever Obama’s goals – there is this to consider from the Catholic perspective – bishop involvement in anything that advances the party of death ambitions to secure the White House is extremely short-sighted. Show More Summary

Congressional Candidate: Most Energy Problems ‘Are Caused By Environmentalists’

"Wind energy? I'll be honest - give me a break." The post Congressional Candidate: Most Energy Problems ‘Are Caused By Environmentalists’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Orange is the New Black‘s accurate portrayal of men in a story about women

A few weeks ago over at The Atlantic, Noah Berlatsky wrote about what he sees as “Orange is the New Black‘s Irresponsible Portrayal of Men.” Very early in the essay he admits “This may seem like a silly complaint,” because it is. But he continues anyway because… I’m not entirely sure. Oh, wait. He explains [...]

Live Action Planned Parenthood Exposed Part 2: urination, defecation, when “no” means “yes”

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains has been much in the news of late. A couple weeks ago it was revealed that its Aurora abortion clinic has abortion quotas and gives awards for “exceeding abortion visits.” Last week we learned...Show More Summary

Seven Studies That Prove Mansplaining Exists

Remember when Kanye West cut off Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs? As Swift launched into her acceptance speech for Best Female Video, West ran onstage and grabbed the mic away from her and said, “Taylor, I’m really happy for you, I’m gonna...Show More Summary

Is it hot in here? Yes, and it’s killing us

Here’s some uplifting news: Turns out that today, you are more likely to die from a heat wave than at any point in the last forty years!

Madeleine Albright Explains Her Pin Collection—and Support Groups

Tue July 01, 2014 Madeleine Albright Explains Her Pin Collection—and Support Groups By Amy-Willard Cross Saddam Hussein drove former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to collect costume jewelry. Right after he called her an "unparalled serpent," Albright bought a snake pin—then stocked up on more. Show More Summary

Washington Post Takes Pelosi and Reid to Task Over Hobby Lobby: “Rhetoric Not Facts”

You know it’s bad when the liberal Washington Post takes top pro-abortion Democrats to task for their misstatements, exaggeration and overblown comments in reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision to protect Hobby Lobby. We at have profiled the myriad of ways in which the Post, over the years, has been a leader in media […]

The Feministing Five: Andrea Cristina Mercado

Last week, domestic workers in the state of Massachusetts celebrated a huge win when Governor Deval Patrick signed into law the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights on July 2nd. The Bill of Rights strengthens the state’s protections for workers by providing, among other things, clarification on what is working time, freedom from sexual harassment, and, for [...]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Cecile Richards explains the global gag rule. The stoop isn’t the jungle. A helpful explainer of Title VII protections for trans people. “We think it is rape culture or gun violence that will define us as a fallen civilization. But it’s the indifference that will do us in.” Boy Meets World‘s lost episodes.

Bike lanes save lives AND money

Investing in infrastructure for cyclists means fewer cars on the road, as well as less pollution, congestion, sedentary-lifestyle health problems, and traffic fatalities.

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