Mid-Week News: Just Keep Swimming

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Kittens, it’s Wednesday. That means we have survived a few more days, which is about as best as you can ask for these days if you gauge it by the way the world is tumblin’.

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Meet the Nominees: The Potential Candidates for the Next SCOTUS Justice

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Florida girl, would-be world traveler and semi-permanent expat. Her main strategy of life is to throw out the nets and hope something useful comes back, but many times it's just an old shoe. She also really, really hates winter and people who are consistently late.
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There was much sound and fury and hyperbole and misinformation this past election year. Between old white guys telling us what to do with our vaginas and redefining rape for us to hysterically misinterpreting the Affordable Care Act, this election season was exhausting. There was just so much this year and, strangely enough, an issue that usually is at the forefront of … Read More

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We Can’t Go Back: What an Unwanted Pregnancy Meant in the ’60s

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[Trigger warning for discussion of rape.]

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News Appetizers: Because Journalism Tastes Better With Sass

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Kittens, it’s Wednesday. That means we have survived another few days, which is a damn miracle if you gauge it by the news. So suck down those mixed drinks and put on a brave face: we are diving into the mid-week news, where sexism is officially dead, we’re post-racial, and like that nice little fish in the movie says, “Just … Read More

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We Try It: Protesting in Support Of Women’s Rights

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On Monday, January 23rd, between 15,000 and 20,000 people descended upon my fair city of Washington, DC. They weren’t here to see the museums and monuments, though I wouldn’t be surprised if a fair few of them turned this trip into a mini-vacation. They were here to protest the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. I knew that this was … Read More

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When Abortion Was Illegal

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Well now, you didn’t think being a woman was going to be easy, did you? – When Abortion Was Illegal When I was in my early twenties, I had a medication-based abortion after my birth control had failed.

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The Passing of Roe v. Wade

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“We don’t have to see a Roe v. Wade overturned in the Supreme Court to end it. “¦We want to. But if we chip away and chip away, we’ll find out that Roe really has no impact. And that’s what we are doing.” – Reverend Pat Mahoney

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Right Decides Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” is a Terrible Strategy, Puts Legislation on Hold

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I had been planning to write a stirring defense of bureaucracy for my Thursday politics post. But then I came across this link about Ohio’s “heartbeat bill” on my tumblr dash and had to pause for a moment while my brain exploded.

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