After Backlash, Kansas Officials Soften Abortion... →
This summer, Kansas passed an anti-choice law with such strict regulations on abortion clinics that it effectively made it the first state where a [person] would not be able to get an abortion. A federal judge temporarily blocked the law’s enforcement and, after facing such backlash, Kansas officials are now removing some of the onerous regulations. The new rules, to take effect Nov. 14, “no...
In America, women’s lives are expendable.
For the seventh time last week, led by Eric Cantor, congressional Republicans (aided and abetted by 15 Democrats) decided that rather than have a vote or serious conversation on job creation, their time was best spent voting on H.R. 358. Having nothing to do with Americans’ most urgent priorities, H.R. 358 does two things: prohibits federal funds from being used toward any healthcare plan that...
Is there really a *right* way to feed a baby?
What follows is a comment left on this post over at Feministe. I think Ashley had a lot of good shit to say. As a bit of a disclaimer, I’m an accredited peer breastfeeding counselor, meaning that amongst other things I get calls at odd hours from distraught postpartum women who need help breastfeeding. I also consider myself a pro-formula breastfeeding advocate. I fully support a woman’s...