Day: January 30, 2007

One Horse

This editorial made me tear up. Horse racing can be an incredibly cruel sport, and the horses are often used until they’re injured and then killed. There are some programs which offer these animals a second chance, but the horses…

De-coding anti-choice propaganda

Thumbs up for womb control! Hell yeah! Via Feministing I came across this gem of an article, wonderfully titled, “Democrats Plans for Dividing and Demonizing Pro-Lifers: Plan to promote more contraception and thereby make pro-lifers look like hypocritical extremists.” Ha.…

Feeding the Crocodiles

Scott Lemieux, among many many other bloggers, has written reams about the inconsistent way in which pro-lifers equate fetuses with babies. Another example jumped out at me from this pandagon thread about the trend towards equating “fetal abuse,” the mistreatment…

Rape survivor jailed, denied EC

A woman was raped by a stranger, went to the police to report it, and was thrown in jail when a paperwork error showed there was a warrant out for her arrest — from when she was a juvenile. Whoops.…