They may claim to be crusaders on behalf of unborn children, but there is more...– author Sara Paretsky in: Our bodies, our fertility, Chicago Tribune yesterday Really worth reading the whole thing. (via stoppatriarchy) Cissexist corrections mine. (via ceasesilence)
500 Years of Chicano History offered for FREE to... →
deliciouskaek: triangularisthepie: velocicrafter: Banned 500 Years of Chicano History offered free to AZ students by ABQ publisher 500 Years of Chicano History in Pictures, edited by Elizabeth Martinez and published by the SouthWest Organizing Project (SWOP), is included in a set of primarily Chicano and Native American books that have been banned by the Tucson Independent School District....
ShortFormBlog: Petition demands humane work... →
shortformblog: 35,000 sign petition for an “ethical” iPhone source » And that’s just the first 24 hours: Apple’s production chain in China has gotten a ton of ink lately, exposing the dire workplace conditions and inhumane treatment that are present in the production of the iPhone (author’s note:…
Amid abortion debate, Komen cancer charity halting... →
reallyfoxnews: The nation’s leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates — creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between two iconic organizations that have assisted millions of women. The change will mean a cutoff of hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants, mainly for breast exams. Planned...
BREAKING: Reuters reports that Facebook's planning... →
shortformblog: Your child’s college education could be in Mark Zuckerberg’s hands.
ShortFormBlog: Indiana Democrat foils attempt to... →
shortformblog: the planIndiana Republican Jud McMillin (yes, just one “d”) introduced a bill in the Indiana General Assembly that would have required random drug testing of welfare recipients. the sabatogeDemocratic legislator Ryan Dvorak added an amendment to also require drug testing for elected…
nonplussedbyreligion: I am rarely left speechless →
nonplussedbyreligion: So this just came across my blog via stfuhypocrisy. I’m really bad at getting posts to do what I want so I’m making sure to give credit to the source I got the picture from. Don’t worry she was just as appalled as I was. So shocked was I that this even existed, and my need to fact check… Equating abortion with the Holocaust and Slavery is not only absurd....
ShortFormBlog: The Department of Defense can't... →
shortformblog: $2 billion of DoD’s Iraq War spending unaccounted for (oops) source » Audit time! With the Iraq War’s chapter effectively closed, now’s apparently a good time to look back at all the money we spent there. There’s a problem, however: Of the $3 billion the Iraqi government set aside for…
eximago: Scientific illiteracy will be the death of this country. agreed.
Anonymous asked: you’re unamerican. we’re a...
nonplussedbyreligion: axiomaticallyalyssa: Sigh. Hello! Hello. Welcome to my blog. Hi. I never really have guests over- sorry the ask box was so dusty- I just wasn’t expecting it. Hi. Thanks for the proper use of “you’re”, by the way. Most people don’t use that kind of common courtesy. Well, let’s get on with this ridiculously long answer to this ridiculously ridiculous ask. First of all! We...
Taking stabs at Obama, Santorum claims the president wants all kids to go to...– Three Degrees Below Zero (via azspot)
Tony Perkins: Star Wars Is GAY
nonplussedbyreligion: “In a new Star Wars game, the biggest threat to the empire may be homosexual activists! Hello, I’m Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. In a galaxy not so far far away, Star Wars gamers have already gone to the dark side. The new video game, Star Wars: The Old Republic, has added a special feature: gay relationships. Bioware, the company that...