George Tiller Murdered in Wichita

Oh yes, the pro-life crowd sure loves life. And they love irony so much they even killed the doctor as he was going to church. WHEN are we going to start recognizing this brand of pro-forced-pregnancy fanaticism as DOMESTIC TERRORISM? Because this is exactly what it is – and this tragedy in Kansas was waitingContinue reading “George Tiller Murdered in Wichita”

Abortion is Not the Issue

Looking over this discussion on The Hand Mirror – a discussion spawned by the Catholic Church’s genius handling of the issues surrounding the rape and impregnation of a nine-year-old Brazilian girl – I am once again struck by what a huge red herring this entire ZOMG ABORTION thing is. Here’s a fact: abortion has alwaysContinue reading “Abortion is Not the Issue”

On Rape, Catholicism, and Priorities – AGAIN

Boy, why does this story look so familiar? So those who helped secure an abortion for a NINE-YEAR-OLD are bad, evil people. Meanwhile, I haven’t exactly heard that the RAPIST of said nine-year-old has been excommunicated. I mean, why should he? He was just helping the little girl fullfill her duty as a human vessel!Continue reading “On Rape, Catholicism, and Priorities – AGAIN”

The Vajayjay, the Womb, the AIDS test, the Eternal Battle

In a last-minute dick move we may as well have expected from the Bush administration, newly introduced regulations mean that basically anyone can refuse a woman health services now, for as long as their decision is based on nebulous “beliefs.” As Jill points out over on Feministe, this is being framed as an abortion issue,Continue reading “The Vajayjay, the Womb, the AIDS test, the Eternal Battle”

“What To Expect When You’re Aborting”

This is a good site. Of course, the author’s getting a ton of hate-mail already, so write her an e-mail and cheer her up. Don’t you just love it when “choose life” folks (the ones who talk about “loving” women and babies a whole lot) turn into raging Neanderthals the minute they come across aContinue reading ““What To Expect When You’re Aborting””