Topic: abortion

7 More Reasons Hobby Lobby Sucks

7 More Reasons Hobby Lobby Sucks

The fact that this decision by SCOTUS is monumentally unfair to their female employees is only the icing on a very shitty, shitty cake made of gloppy piles of shit. A cake baked for all of us womynz to let us know exactly where we stand in the eyes of the leadership of this disgusting and hypocritical corporation. More »

DIY Abortion Is On The Rise In Texas Thanks To ‘Pro-Lifers’

DIY Abortion Is On The Rise In Texas Thanks To 'Pro-Lifers'

Use of a black-market abortion-inducing pill is on the rise in Texas, thanks to legislation that is making it increasingly difficult for women to obtain safe, legal and local abortion services. Misoprostol, also known as Cytotec or “miso” has been an asset to women in developing countries who lack access to abortion. It’s now being used in our country. This makes me want to scream. More »

(UPDATED) Everyone Praying For Hobby Lobby To Be ‘Victorious’ Today Is Praying For A Mess Of Civil Rights Disasters

(UPDATED) Everyone Praying For Hobby Lobby To Be 'Victorious' Today Is Praying For A Mess Of Civil Rights Disasters

I’m not entirely sure what all the people who say they are praying for Hobby Lobby to be victorious today if the US Supreme Court decides a corporation can have religious beliefs knows what exactly this means. I have a hard time understanding all the ramifications myself, but it goes far beyond not wanting women to have access to IUDs and Plan B. More »

Late Term Abortion Legislation Is A Gross Waste Of Time And Money

Late Term Abortion Legislation Is A Gross Waste Of Time And Money

Did you know that barely 1% of abortions happen in the third trimester? There is absolutely no way the average person would assume this, because anti-choice Republicans spend so much time crafting legislation that deals with late-term abortions. Florida Governor Rick Scott just passed a bill that makes abortion illegal in Florida at any point in a woman’s pregnancy if her doctor determines that the fetus could survive outside the womb. Since nearly 90% of abortions happen in the first 12 weeks, long before a fetus has a viable chance of survival outside the womb, what is the actual purpose of this legislation? I’ll tell you what it is; to perpetuate the myth that women seeking abortions are careless women, willy-nilly making decisions in the eleventh hour. The entire purpose of these bills is to drum up a complete fallacy – that America actually has a problem with late term abortions. We don’t. They hardly ever happen. More »

Brave Woman Films Her Abortion To Prove It’s No Big Deal

Brave Woman Films Her Abortion To Prove It's No Big Deal

A 25-year-old abortion counselor thought of a way to reach out to women going through the experience of an abortion – she filmed hers. She wanted to think of a way to show women that the procedure is not the scary, horror-show popular culture sometimes makes it out to be. She’s right. An early surgical abortion is a simple out-patient procedure that women should not be afraid of. More »

Thank God People In Arizona Are Fighting This Law That’s Trying To Limit The Use Of Abortion Drugs

Thank God People In Arizona Are Fighting This Law That's Trying To Limit The Use Of Abortion Drugs

Two women’s healthcare providers in Arizona have been forced to file a federal lawsuit because of new regulations that would severely limit a woman’s access to RU-486, the most popular abortion-inducing drug in the state. Arizona refuses to accept that existing laws support a woman’s right to choice – and is taking unconstitutional measures to change that. More »