Oklahoma Lawmaker: Rape and Incest are the ‘Will of God’

Oklahoma State Rep. George Faught argues that rape and incest are the will of God while defending anti-abortion legislation. Tuesday the Oklahoma House approved House Bill 1549, also called the Prenatal Nondiscrimination act of 2017. The controversial legislation would prohibit abortion when the fetus is diagnosed with Down syndrome or any other birth defect. Discussing [Read More…]


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Saudi Arabia Launches Girls Council Without Any Girls

Fail: Saudi Arabia launches Girls Council without women. Photos of the first meeting of “The Qassim Girls Council” in Qassim Province, Saudi Arabia, show only men in attendance. The Internet mocked the repressive regime after pictures of the Qassim Girls’ Council emerged online. The publicity photos promoting the event that was supposed to promote women’s [Read More…]


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Texas Law Would Fine Men For Masturbating, Require Rectal Exam For Viagra

Proposed new law in Texas would require men who want Viagra to be subject to a rectal exam and would punish male masturbation with a $100 fine. House Bill 4260, called the “Man’s Right to Know Act,” was filed late last week by a Democratic Texas legislator Rep. Jessica Farrar. The Statesman reports the details [Read More…]


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Hate Pastor Angry After People Donate To Planned Parenthood In His Name

Pastor Greg Locke is angry that people are donating to Planned Parenthood in his name. A Christian pastor known for his hate filled rants against the transgender community and others is angry after people began to donate money to Planned Parenthood in his name. On  a recent video aimed at his conservative Christian audience Locke [Read More…]


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Ohio Republicans Refuse To Outlaw Marital Rape

Ohio Republicans refuse to support legislation that would make it illegal for husbands to drug and rape their wives. In Ohio, it is currently legal for a man to drug and rape his wife. To remedy this dreadful situation, state Reps. Greta Johnson (D-Akron) and Kristin Boggs (D-Columbus) introduced legislation to eliminate spousal exemptions for [Read More…]


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GOP Official: Women Should Not Get Equal Pay For Equal Work

GOP official argues men deserve more pay than women because men are the breadwinners and women should stay home with the kids. In a letter to the editor submitted to the Wasatch Wave, James C. Green, Wasatch Co. GOP Vice-Chair, explains “the problem with the Equal Pay bill being considered by the Utah Legislature.” In [Read More…]


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Oklahoma Lawmaker: Men Must Approve Abortion; Women Are ‘Hosts’

New law would require man’s approval for partner’s abortion because women are only “hosts,” and pregnant women’s bodies are not their own. Oklahoma state legislator Rep. Justin Humphrey is sponsoring a draconian bill, HB 1441, that would require a woman to get written permission from her sexual partner if she wants to have an abortion. [Read More…]


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Forced-Birth Christian Extremists March On Washington

Forced-birth, pro-fetus, anti-women, anti-choice, Christian extremists march on Washington: The GOP war on women continues. In a disappointing display of religious based misogyny, thousands of deluded Americans march to make women second-class citizens, and to deny every woman her fundamental human right to bodily autonomy. The New York Times reports “the march drew thousands of [Read More…]


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NM Lawmaker: Women ‘Have a Right to Get Slapped’

Trump loving New Mexico city councilor says women have a right to cook, to clean, and to “get slapped.” Carlsbad City Councilor J.R. Doporto is facing a firestorm of criticism after making derogatory and demeaning remarks towards women on his Facebook page. Doporto, complaining about women marching against Trump last weekend, used his Facebook page [Read More…]


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Trump Reinstates Global Gag Rule On Abortion

Going backwards: Trump reinstates Reagan era rule making it harder for women to obtain safe abortions. On Monday morning, President Donald Trump signed an executive order reinstating a ban on U.S. funds going to health organizations overseas that provide, promote, or even discuss abortion. The Hill reports the executive order blocks “foreign aid or federal [Read More…]


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