Glenn Beck Mansplains Menstruation: It’s a ‘God Given Sadness’

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Hey ladies, are you sad during your special time of the month? Let ladies man Glenn Beck and his all male panel mansplain the mysteries of the menstrual period.According to Beck and his guest, right-wing Rabbi Daniel Lapin, a menstrual period represents death, and is a “God given sadness.”According to these guys, ladies are sad because they can’t reproduce like men.Lapin explains: … the good Lord created men with an infinite capacity to produce seed at almost any age whereas he chose … [Read more...]

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Scott Walker Claims Mandatory Ultrasounds Are ‘Cool’

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Not Cool: Wisconsin Governor and Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker thinks harassing women who want an abortion by forcing them to undergo an unwanted and unnecessary medical procedures is “cool.”Walker made some obnoxious and offensive comments concerning women and reproduction last week in an interview with conservative talk radio host Dana Loesch.On the program, Walker bragged about his anti-choice, anti-woman record, even going so far as to say that forcing a woman seeking a … [Read more...]

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Girl Scouts Welcomes Transgender Girls – Conservative Christians Freak Out

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The Girl Scouts of America is welcoming transgender girls to join Girl Scout troops, and conservative Christians are freaking out.A recent blog post from GirlScouts.org reiterates the organization’s position on accepting transgender girls: If a girl is recognized by her family, school and community as a girl and lives culturally as a girl, Girl Scouts is an organization that can serve her in a setting that is both emotionally and physically safe. Inclusion of transgender girls is handled at … [Read more...]

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Honor Anti-Abortion Extremist and Christian Terrorist

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Republicans in Pennsylvania are about to honor an anti-abortion extremist and Christian terrorist whose life work was to harass and intimidate women seeking reproductive healthcare, including abortions.Pennsylvania state House Resolution 82 honors “the life and contributions of John Patrick Stanton, humanitarian, activist, and founder of the prolife movement in this Commonwealth.”However, Stanton was no humanitarian. He was a bully and a moral monster who would hurl racial insults and hom … [Read more...]

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Fox News Guest: Women Are Paid Less Because ‘That’s God’s Way’

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Sean Hannity’s Fox News program blows up after a guest argues that women earn less "because they choose to," because "they're less ambitious," and because “that’s God’s way.”Last night Hannity brought two panelists on his show to discuss previously debunked allegations that Hillary Clinton paid women staffers less than male staffers.During the segment, Gavin McInnes, a writer and co-founder of Vice Media, insisted to Fox News analyst Tamara Holder that women earn less "because they choose … [Read more...]

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Catholic Church denies 10-year old rape victim an abortion in Paraguay

In Paraguay, a pregnant 10-year old girl, the victim of rape and incest, is being denied an abortion because the country is dominated by the backward and morally corrupt Catholic Church.For the Catholic Church, a fetus is sacred, but the life of a 10-year old girl is not.According to reports, Paraguay's health minister has refused a request from the girl and the girl's mother to terminate the unwanted pregnancy. The girl's mother has been imprisoned, charged with breaching her duty of … [Read more...]

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Islamic Cleric Rules Marital Rape Is No Crime

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Marital rape is not a crime, and a woman must always submit to a husband’s demand for sexual intercourse, according to a recent fatwa issued by a leading Islamic scholar in Malaysia.In the fatwa (Islamic legal ruling) issued late last month, Perak Mufti Tan Sri Harussani Zakaria declared that once a woman is married and the dowry is paid she has no right to refuse sex with her husband unless she is menstruating, sick, or has just given birth.Insisting that the concept of marital rape d … [Read more...]

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Texas GOP Wants To Force Women To Carry Dead Fetuses To Term

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Christian love: Claiming that suffering is “part of the human condition, since sin entered the world,” a Texas Republican wants to make it illegal to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks, even if a fetus is dead and the pregnancy is unsustainable.RH Reality Check reports that Rep. Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler), an anti-abortion freshman Tea Party state legislator from East Texas, put forward an amendment to a bill that would effectively make it illegal to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks, even … [Read more...]

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