Pakistan: Law Criminalizing Violence Against Women Declared ‘Un-Islamic’

A new law that criminalizes violence against women is found to be “un-Islamic” in Pakistan. The Women’s Protection Act, a much needed new law passed by Pakistan’s largest province of Punjab last week, gives legal protection to women suffering from domestic, psychological and sexual violence. In addition, the new legislation calls for the creation of [Read More…]


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Idaho Lawmaker Claims ‘Trauma’ Prevents Pregnancy In Rape Victims

Blaming the victim: Idaho State Rep. Pete Nielsen claims a woman who is raped is unlikely to become pregnant. The Republican lawmaker made his absurd claims while debating a bill on abortion earlier this week. During a legislative hearing Thursday to decide whether abortion providers should be required to give patients a list of facilities [Read More…]


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Shirts Proclaiming ‘Ted Cruz Was The Zodiac Killer’ Fund Abortions In Texas

Ted Cruz may be a monster, but was he the Zodiac Killer? In a delicious bit of conspiracy theory irony, proceeds from the sale of shirts proclaiming “Ted Cruz Was The Zodiac Killer” are being used to fund abortion services for women in southwest Texas. Did you know Ted Cruz is the Zodiac? Do you [Read More…]


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Kentucky Bill Restricts Viagra To Married Men With Note From Wife

Turnabout is fair play: In a satirical response to laws restricting abortion rights, a new bill in Kentucky would place new restrictions on men wanting to obtain erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra. Under the bill only married men would be allowed to obtain erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra. Men in Kentucky would have to visit [Read More…]


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New Kentucky Law Humiliates and Harasses Women Seeking Abortion

In Kentucky, the Republican war on women continues. Today Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed an informed consent bill into law that degrades and humiliates women seeking an abortion by forcing them to listen to a patronizing lecture about the supposed perils of the procedure. Bevin signed Senate Bill 4 into law in front of a [Read More…]


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Arizona Pastor Explains Why Women Should Have No Rights

American Taliban: A conservative Christian pastor uses the Bible to explain why women should not have the right to vote, the right to work outside the home, or the right to seek a divorce. In a fiery sermon recently uploaded to YouTube,  Pastor Steven Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church rails against women’s rights, while [Read More…]


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South Dakota House Authorizes Discrimination Against LGBT and Unwed Mothers

More of that Sharia for Jesus: A bill passed by the South Dakota House of Representatives would allow discrimination against same-sex couples, unmarried mothers and transgender people without jeopardizing state contracts or employment. On Monday South Dakota House of Representatives passed yet another extreme measure in the name of religious freedom. By a vote of [Read More…]


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Dawkins Tweets ‘Feminists Love Islamists’ – Pandemonium Ensues

Richard Dawkins is at the center of yet another controversy after promoting a controversial video comparing feminists to Islamists. Dawkins shared a link to the anti-feminist video “Feminists Love Islamists” on his Twitter account earlier this week. However, Dawkins deleted the tweet after he found out the female cartoon character in the comedy video was [Read More…]


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Florida Bill Would Make Most Abortions A Felony

Conservative Florida lawmakers want a ban on abortions because “all human life comes from the Creator.” Draconian legislation that would ban most abortions in Florida cleared a House panel on Monday. Tampa Bay Times reports that by an 8-3 vote Monday afternoon, a House criminal justice panel voted to advance sweeping legislation (HB 865), which [Read More…]


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Anti-Abortion Activists Behind Misleading Planned Parenthood Videos Are Indicted

Good news: A Texas grand jury clears Planned Parenthood of any wrongdoing and indicts two anti-abortion activists behind misleading videos trying to smear the organization. In a surprising turn two anti-abortion activists with the Center for Medical Progress, the organization behind misleading and covertly-filmed videos of Planned Parenthood staff, were indicted in a Texas court [Read More…]


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