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If Roe Falls, Same-Sex Marriage Could Be Next If Roe Falls, Same-Sex Marriage Could Be Next

In the past several weeks, Republicans in Alabama, Missouri, and Georgia have pushed through a series of horrifying bills that effectively ban abortion and criminalize the procedure, a bald attempt to trigger a legal challenge with the hope of eroding or outright overturning Roe. While the bans are particularly…

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Pissed at Game of Thrones Kirsten Gillibrand Is Pissed at Game of Thrones

Personally feeling very grateful that I do not watch this show!

Kamala Harris Wants to Fine Companies That Don't Pay Women the Same Wage as Men Kamala Harris Wants to Fine Companies That Don't Pay Women the Same Wage as Men

In a world where women are told to keep their heads down, “lean in,” and not complain—even if they earn less than their male counterparts—Kamala Harris has a better idea: make companies responsible for paying employees equally.

Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct

Tony Robbins, a motivational speaker who is famous from infomercials, books, and self-help seminars, has been accused verbal abuse and making unwanted sexual advances towards followers and fans.

Warren and Gillibrand Propose Protecting Abortion by Federal Law Warren and Gillibrand Propose Protecting Abortion by Federal Law

This week, Alabama Republicans ushered in the most oppressive, punitive anti-abortion legislation in decades, accelerating a years-long effort to decimate abortion rights in America. With an increasingly conservative court system and a sympathetic administration, Republicans are eager to trigger a legal battle that…

Anti-Abortion Judge Wendy Vitter Confirmed [UPDATED] Anti-Abortion Judge Wendy Vitter Confirmed [UPDATED]

As Republicans in Missouri, Alabama, and Georgia pass horrific anti-abortion legislation, there’s unfortunately more somber news: Wendy Vitter, a woman who once led a panel called “Abortion Hurts Women,” is likely to be confirmed to a lifetime seat on the federal bench on Thursday.

So What Happens Now? So What Happens Now?

On Tuesday evening, just a week after Georgia’s governor signed a bill criminalizing abortions at six weeks, Alabama’s Republican-controlled legislature passed a bill that, if signed and enacted, could jail doctors for up to 99 years for performing or attempting to perform an abortion at any point during a…

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception

Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed, it will become the most restrictive abortion law in the nation.

Would You Spend $143 on a Bottle of Luxury Glacier Water? Would You Spend $143 on a Bottle of Luxury Glacier Water?

For millions of people, glacier water is a precious resource that irrigates their crops and sustains their livelihoods. For rich people, though, glacier water is something else entirely: part of a luxurious dining experience, like a fine wine, caviar, or truffle oil. Except it’s... you know, water.

Awkward Time For Mitt Romney to Compare His Wife to Daenerys Targaryen, Really Awkward Time For Mitt Romney to Compare His Wife to Daenerys Targaryen, Really

I regret to inform you that Ann Romney is the true and only Mother of Dragons:

Jared Saves the World With PowerPoint Jared Saves the World With PowerPoint

Jared Kushner, the talking tree stump who dabbles in soft power, has been exploring the wonderful world of PowerPoint. According to a report in Politico, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and very best friend has been meeting in private with lawmakers to spin “his political inexperience as an asset,” with an “air of breezy…

The Chaotic Spectacle of Alabama Republicans Fighting to Criminalize Abortion at Conception The Chaotic Spectacle of Alabama Republicans Fighting to Criminalize Abortion at Conception

Alabama Senate Republicans spent Thursday morning attempting to pass an anti-abortion bill that would, if enacted, become the most punitive and restrictive abortion ban in the country (which is saying a lot). The bill would ban most abortions from the point of conception onwards, with few exceptions, and slap doctors…

'We’re Conditioned to a Certain Level of Inauthenticity': Maya Rupert on Navigating the Very White World of Presidential Politics 'We’re Conditioned to a Certain Level of Inauthenticity': Maya Rupert on Navigating the Very White World of Presidential Politics

Maya Rupert, who runs former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro’s presidential campaign, is only the third black woman in United States history to run a presidential campaign. And while the 2020 Democratic field is already crowded, the (albeit very, very early) frontrunners are once again a…

The Trump Cesspool Is Literal Now The Trump Cesspool Is Literal Now

There are many reasons to never take a dip in a Trump resort pool, but one of the most practical is that you might get sick. (Who can say what—or who—lays dormant in Trump pool water?) According to a report by Quartz, pools at the Trump resorts in Florida have been shut down “far more frequently” for health and safety…

Kirsten Gillibrand Pledges to Nominate Pro-Choice Judges—No Exceptions Kirsten Gillibrand Pledges to Nominate Pro-Choice Judges—No Exceptions

On Tuesday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that effectively criminalizes abortion, banning the procedure as soon as a heartbeat is detected—which can happen as early as six weeks and often before a person may even realize they are pregnant. While the so-called “heartbeat bill” is unconstitutional…

Sandra Bland's Family Is Still Searching for the Truth Sandra Bland's Family Is Still Searching for the Truth

The family of Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old woman who died in a Texas jail after being pulled over for a traffic violation, is still searching for answers about her death. On Monday, local news outlet WFAA published Bland’s previously unreleased 39-second cell phone video of the traffic stop, in which a state trooper…

Hundreds of Former Federal Prosecutors Say They're Pretty Sure Trump Did a Crime Hundreds of Former Federal Prosecutors Say They're Pretty Sure Trump Did a Crime

The Kentucky Derby is everything that is wrong with America!

Please Respect That Betsy Devos Is an Introvert, Okay? Please Respect That Betsy Devos Is an Introvert, Okay?

Betsy DeVos, the owner of a $40-million yacht that went adrift, would like nothing more than to be left alone by reporters and the public at-large. She craves privacy despite her role as Secretary of Education because, according to her, “I don’t enjoy the publicity that comes with my position. I don’t love being up on…

It's Not a Punishment to Be Told You Shouldn't Sniff Women's Heads It's Not a Punishment to Be Told You Shouldn't Sniff Women's Heads

Joe Biden has been keeping his hands to himself in the early weeks of his campaign. Politico published an extensive analysis of Biden’s demure body language throughout his first week on the trail, noting several instances in which the former vice president apparently demonstrated restraint:

Maybe Don't Let Ivanka Trump Write Op-Eds About How to Empower Women Maybe Don't Let Ivanka Trump Write Op-Eds About How to Empower Women

Ivanka Trump is back from Ivanka-ing in Africa, where she, through the White House’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, has pledged to “deliver smart development assistance to empower women to succeed in their economies.”

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