[Holy Hormones Honey! Jessica Pieklo has really put the war on women into perspective with this call to action article. I am sure there are many other things going in your communities you are not even aware of. Kind of gives an overview of how big this battle really is. Wonder who is really the mastermind behind this one?]
Dispatches From The War On Women: Is Monitored Menstruation Next?
April 22, 2012
by Jessica Pieklo
Welcome to Dispatches, your round-up of the latest news from the frontlines of the War on Women. Have a story from your state or an idea on how to push back? Share them here and fight back against the War on Women.
Planned Parenthood announced it was suspending medical abortions in Wisconsin immediately in the face of the state’s new targeted restrictions on abortion providers exposes doctors to potential criminal liability in connection with administering RU-486.
In Tennessee a bill advances that effectively criminalizes miscarriages. The bill, which allows prosecutions for fetal harm as soon as 8 weeks, illustrates a new approach to getting personhood measures in place: get doctrinal support in other areas of the law. In this case these fetal harm bills assume that an embryo can be a crime victim. To be a crime victim to have to be a person. See how that works?
Mitt Romney’s strategy of wooing back women voters includes hiring a total misogynist as a spokesperson.
The secret-service sex worker scandal is just gross.
Just so we’re clear, the Vatican confirmed that women will never, ever become priests. Ever.
We celebrated Earth Day over the weekend, and here’s a look at the connection between the war on women and Earth Day goals.
Did Oreo cross the line in this ad with a breastfeeding baby holding an Oreo cookie?
Women in the UK are facing a similar assault on their rights. Judy Molland reports on how one mother was denied maternity leave because her twins were born to a surrogate.
Good news. One of the two fetal personhood measures in Oklahoma died for the legislative session. The other, a ballot initiative, is in the early stages of litigation challenging its constitutionality.