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Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

In McCain’s World, Women Aren’t Equal

Sure, Republican presidential nominee John McCain chose working mom Sarah Palin as his running mate to help him persuade women that their fortunes would rise in his administration. But how’s that working out in reality? The duo is famously pro-life and wants Roe v. Wade to be overturned by the Supreme Court...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008

The failure of Republican-backed abstinence-only sex ed

Families deserve privacy about family matters, but families that want absolute privacy should stay out of politics. Sooner or later someone would have noticed the pregnancy of Bristol Palin, 17 year-old daughter of John McCain’s vice presidential pick, especially since every one in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, already seemed to know.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

Almost 90% of women use or have used birth control, yet the Bush administration wants to make it more difficult for these women to access it. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to change the definition of abortion so that it could include the pill, emergency contraceptives and IUDs.
03.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Joe Uchill
Three Wisconsin college papers, including the Marquette Tribune, are under attack from an anti-abortion group upset that their ad was denied. The ad is described by the La Crosse Tribune as this: The ad, showing a college-age male and female, reads “Be good to yourself over spring break. Make smart choices the night before ... that way you won’t have any emergencies to deal with the morning ...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008

Juno and her baby

Sixteen-year-old Juno is smarter than most of the people around her. She knows it, and in her prickly sarcasm and eye-rolling “You’re such a dope” tone, she lets everyone else know it, too.

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