Tag Archives: Abortion Rights

Marilyn Katz : The Ties That Bind Paul Ryan and Todd Akin

Graphic from Eclectablog.Paul Ryan and Todd Akin:  The ties that bind Rape-denier Todd Akin is right in line with the GOP’s staunchly anti-abortion platform. And so is Ryan. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | August 22, 2012 Republicans, … finish reading Marilyn Katz : The Ties That Bind Paul Ryan and Todd Akin

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Ken Handel : Father Still Knows Best

Father knew best back then (Robert Young and Lauren Chapin from the hit television, sitcom, Father Knows Best, 1959), and apparently still does. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Father still knows best U.S. women earn less, have minimal leadership clout, and are … finish reading Ken Handel : Father Still Knows Best

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Lamar W. Hankins : Satire and the Abortion-Rights Deniers

Garry Trudeau’s controversial series of Doonesbury cartoons satirized the Texas sonogram law.Taking on the abortion-rightsdeniers with satire No other right, except for perhaps the right to organize a union, has been under such assault in the U.S. By Lamar W. … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Satire and the Abortion-Rights Deniers

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Richard Raznikov : Vaginal Penetration in Virginia

The GOP’s uterus inspection device. Image from Little Green Footballs.Vaginal penetration in Virginia:Just lie back and enjoy it By Richard Raznikov | The Rag Blog | February 22, 2012 Yes, I do appear to be outraged much of the time, … finish reading Richard Raznikov : Vaginal Penetration in Virginia

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Larry Ray : Cellular Civil Rights in Mississippi?

Graphic by Larry Ray / The Rag Blog.Civil rights for diploid cells?Legal ‘personhood’ in Mississippi The draconian redefinition of abortion and commonly used methods of contraception as murder would do away with a woman’s right to make her own decisions … finish reading Larry Ray : Cellular Civil Rights in Mississippi?

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Martha Kempner : The Patronizing Lectures of ‘Private Practice’ and Texas Law

The four central female characters of Private Practice: Addison, Naomi, Charlotte and Violet.Private Practice and public law: Reproductive rights, and the patronizing lectures that television depicts and Texas now requires. By Martha Kempner / truthout / May 31, 2011 Last … finish reading Martha Kempner : The Patronizing Lectures of ‘Private Practice’ and Texas Law

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Harry Targ : Fundamentalism and the Attack on Planned Parenthood

Image from Feministe.In the fundamentalist tradition:The attack on Planned Parenthood By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / February 24, 2011 Often politicians using religious dogma as their rhetorical tool, support public policies that punish poor women, women of color, … finish reading Harry Targ : Fundamentalism and the Attack on Planned Parenthood

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Nebraska : Protecting Women From Themselves

Sen. Cap Dierks introduced Nebraska’s new law restricting abortions.Legislators in NebraskaTighten restrictions on abortion By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / April 12, 2010 It looks like the male legislators in Nebraska are determined to keep women in a … finish reading Nebraska : Protecting Women From Themselves

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American Health Care : A Plague on the Sick and Infirm

Image from The Seattle Times.Reform coming to a vote:The Black Death and health care in AmericaBy Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 17, 2010 In October of 1347 a ship docked in Messina, Sicily, after picking … finish reading American Health Care : A Plague on the Sick and Infirm

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Health Care : Social Darwinism and Stupak Obstructionism

Cartoon from caglecatoons.com.Overcoming political agendas:Will health care reform happenAnd what will it look like? By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / March 11, 2010 It appears that Congress will pass some kind of health care legislation, be … finish reading Health Care : Social Darwinism and Stupak Obstructionism

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care, Congress and the Inquisition

It’s pure torture:Reviewing the House Health Care plan By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The Rag Blog / November 15, 2009 See ‘Healthcare-NOW on the House Health Care bill,’ Below. In his excellent review in TheRag Blog, Alex Knight discussed … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : Health Care, Congress and the Inquisition

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Republicans : Hypocrisy as a Pre-Existing Condition

Republican Chairman Michael Steele says abortion coverage has been removed from the party’s insurance policy.Republican Party insurance policyHas covered abortion for eighteen yearsBy Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / November 14, 2009 A few days ago, 176 Republicans joined … finish reading Republicans : Hypocrisy as a Pre-Existing Condition

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