Category Archives: Blastocyst Liberation

I Think We Disagree About What ‘Works’ Means: The Birth Control Edition

Jill Filipovic talks to some protestors who oppose safe and legal abortion (boldface mine): “Abstinence,” Clark says. “It’s possible. I taught my daughters abstinence. It doesn’t mean I’ve been successful with my first two, but I have three more to … Continue reading

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Some Anti-Abortion Conservatives Have a Slight Jewish Problem

But, really, is there any other kind of synagogue (boldface mine)? In the first few days of planned protests in New Orleans, anti-choice activists have disrupted the community by targeting reproductive health-care clinics, personal residences, and even houses of worship … Continue reading

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“If They Can Control Your Reproductive Cycle…They Can Control You”

Texan lieutenant governor candidate Leticia Van de Putte–actually, her mother–distills the War on Contraception down to its essence (boldface mine): My mother is 82. Her perspective [on last summer’s filibuster] is very different than my perspective. My mom says, “Honey, … Continue reading

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Buffer Zones and When the Other Side Decides to Fight Back

Of all the decisions made by the Supreme Court over the last couple of weeks, the decision to overturn Massachusetts’ buffer zones in front of medical facilities that perform abortions might very well be the most disastrous. I’m not referring … Continue reading

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Slut Pills and the Scourge of ‘Consequence-Free Sex’

Movement conservative commentator Erick Erickson, who inexplicably used to be paid money by CNN to opine about things, tweeted this about the Hobby Lobby decision, which allows corporations to not cover birth control in the healthcare they provide: My religion … Continue reading

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Shorter Supreme Court: Catholicism and Fundamentalism Are OK, But Christian Scientists and Jehovah’s Witnesses Iz Weird

Like Echnide, I can’t really understand the Supreme Court majority’s logic in the Hobby Lobby case: Here’s the part of the majority (the five Conservatives of the Court) opinion which made my teeth hurt: In any event, our decision in … Continue reading

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One Law for Abortion and One Law for Banks

Barbara O’Brien makes the smartest comment I’ve read about the recent Supreme Court decision to strike down Massachusetts’ buffer zone law that protects patients (boldface mine): Let’s try a thought experiment: Let’s say a number of people decide that banks … Continue reading

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