Day: November 12, 2007

Doofus redux

Seems that “The Always Controversial Caleb Posner” has hisself a blog. A glance at his blogroll tells me just about all I need to know about young Mr. Posner, as does his citation of Christina Hoff Summers as the kind…

Are women’s rights human rights?

One immigration court says no. When Alima Traore was a young girl in Mali, parts of her genitalia were cut off, which is the custom there. “In my country, usually there is an old lady who does circumcision,” said Ms.…

Housing Is A Human Right

Bint shares the bad news that all public housing units in New Orleans are set to be destroyed. If you’re in Louisiana or the surrounding areas, or if you want to make the journey to engage in some civil disobedience,…

Thought of the Day

On jailing women for abortion, Neil Steinberg draws an obvious (but important) conclusion: [A] fellow columnist was addressing abortion, and he upbraided a presidential candidate who suggested that banning abortion would “criminalize young girls and perhaps their parents.” “No anti-abortion…

“Too young, too pregnant”

I’m not sure how one gets to be too pregnant, but that should give you some idea as to how ridiculous parts of this article are. It’s about the high teen birth rate in Texas (#1 in the nation, baby),…

Rally for Affordable Birth Control TODAY!

My favorite ladies & gents at NYU — Voices for Choice, NOW-NYU and Law Students for Reproductive Justice — are holding a rally in Washington Square Park today for affordable birth control. Contraception prices have skyrocketed on college campuses because…