The Lesbian Duplex 37: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]

Anonymous Tip: In the Judge’s Chambers

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael Farrispp. 136-138It is now Tuesday morning, and Peter, Stan, June, and Gwen have arrived early. After they've had some time for last-minute prepping, Judge Romer's clerk summons Peter and Gail to the judge's chambers and begins going through some (I assume) routine questions about what witnesses they planned to call and how much time they'd need for their "case in chief." Gail says that depends on whether the evidence presented at the last … [Read more...]

The Lesbian Duplex 36: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]

Anonymous Tip: In Which Gordon Sees a Lawyer

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 131-136Today we cover the last seventeen hours before the hearing. Gordon Landis sat patiently in the shabby waiting area. He had an appointment with a Legal Services lawyer at eleven that Monday morning. He aimlessly looked through the week-old newspaper for the first time. Finally his name was called and he went into the small office. Bob, a twenty-six-year old guy with an earring, was the lawyer. Why am I getting the feeling … [Read more...]

Lesbian Duplex 35: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]

Anonymous Tip: In Which Bruises Are Not Abuse

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 127-131For background, see this piece about Gwen's interview with Dr. McGuire.It's Monday morning now, the day before the hearing, and Sally has been sent to exchange the psychologists' reports. First picked up two copies of Dr. Schram's report, and then she drove to the Public Safety Building and exchanged a copy of Dr. Schram's report for a copy of Dr. McGuire's report. Farris tells us that Dr. McGuire's report had been "left at … [Read more...]

No, Abortion Is Not 86% of Planned Parenthood’s Revenue

In Tuesdays' congressional hearings, Rep. Cynthia Lummis asked Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards the following question: If you look at the 2013 statistics that you report, abortions, from revenue, would have been over 86% of your non-government (health services) revenue. How do you explain this massive disparity between the amount of revenue you collect from abortion and the fact that you only report 3% of your services being abortion?” Richards neither co … [Read more...]


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