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  1. macavitykitsune
    macavitykitsune April 16, 2012 at 2:27 pm |

    What the flying everloving fuck.

  2. Marksman2010
    Marksman2010 April 16, 2012 at 3:00 pm |

    Oh, I initially thought you meant this legislation was being considered in Mississippi or Alabama.

  3. Ashley Pariseau
    Ashley Pariseau April 16, 2012 at 3:50 pm |

    This is just ….*sigh*

  4. umami
    umami April 16, 2012 at 3:55 pm |

    Signed and sent an email. It’s amazing watching the signatures on that petition mount up. I have no idea if this kind of action is usually effective but let’s hope.

  5. Nancy Green
    Nancy Green April 16, 2012 at 8:37 pm |

    Is the Catholic Church behind this? What benefit could there possibly be in imprisoning women for using emergency contraception?

  6. Katerina Romanova
    Katerina Romanova April 17, 2012 at 3:22 am |

    Wow.

    Next up: Conservatives promote the death penalty as the only feasible solution to the economic problem of ever-mounting conviction rates.

    Because wouldn’t that just make so much sense?

  7. maggiemay
    maggiemay April 17, 2012 at 1:39 pm |

    just…speechless

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  9. Marksman2010
    Marksman2010 April 18, 2012 at 4:17 am |

    Next up: Conservatives promote the death penalty as the only feasible solution to the economic problem of ever-mounting conviction rates.

    Because wouldn’t that just make so much sense?

    It would make sense to them. They’ve already re-instituted slavery for inmates.

  10. VAWGDialogue
    VAWGDialogue April 20, 2012 at 12:08 pm |

    As if it were not evident before, the War against Women continues and clearly exists not only in the U.S. but across the globe. This is just another example of the attempt to control women’s sexuality within a patriarchal society. We continue to criminalize a woman’s right to be sexually active and refuse to acknowledge that not all sexual encounters are by choice.

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/VAWG-Dialogue-Ending-Violence-against-Women-Girls/224212490996337

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