Crisis Pregnancy Centers Makes Parents Study the Bible to Receive Baby …

Crisis pregnancy centers are faith-based clinics that masquerade as legitimate women's health centers but are really run by anti-abortion advocates who lure in low-income women with promises of free (and vague) medical care but don't actually provide them with or refer for abortions and contraception. They don't like… » 11/30/12 7:00pm 11/30/12 7:00pm

San Francisco Will Be the First City In the Country to Make Crisis…

Last year, San Francisco became the first city in California to go after crisis pregnancy centers, faith-based non-profits that are often purposely vague about the services they offer in hopes of luring in pregnant women who expect to hear non-biased information about all of their options, but instead receive… » 10/04/12 4:15pm 10/04/12 4:15pm

How in the Hell are We Supposed to Grant Fertilized Eggs…

The state legislatures of Virginia and Oklahoma have continued to embarrass their reasonable constituents this week by passing legislation that defines fertilized eggs as "persons" eligible for the same rights as normal humans that aren't multicelled, consciousless globs. Framers of Personhood bills believe that their… » 2/16/12 5:30pm 2/16/12 5:30pm

How Nicole Richie Complaining About Cow Shit Could Change TV Forever


The Supreme Court's about to hear a case that will determine whether or not network TV and broadcast radio can finally be freed from the shackles of decency requirements. Thanks in part to expletives uttered by the likes of Cher and Nicole Richie, networks may soon be held to the more lax standards of their cable… » 1/06/12 2:15pm 1/06/12 2:15pm

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Claim Constitution Gives Them Right To Lie To …

San Francisco's city government recently enacted a rule designed to combat so-called "crisis pregnancy centers" that are actually pro-life organizations in disguise. Under the new ordinance, the centers will be fined $500 each time they provide false or misleading information to patients. But some pro-life activists say… » 11/18/11 1:00pm 11/18/11 1:00pm

Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner... Or Nicolle Wallace Under A Bus

For a campaign that has whined about sexism in the media, it ends up being awfully ironic when you read how the dudely McCain advisers chose Palin because she would look good on magazine covers » 10/29/08 10:00am 10/29/08 10:00am or when the men in charge of the campaign try to pin Wardrobe-gate on the visible woman in the campaign. Luckily for us (and …

Sarah Palin Gives Another Interview, Tortures Accused Facts Like She's…

  • Sarah Palin gave an interview to CNN's Drew Griffin, who only had to provide his viewers with misleading information on Troopergate and ACORN to get it. Try not to throw things against the screen when you watch it. [CNN, Huffington Post]
  • By the way, although she said in that interview that she's excited to work on…
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Dear McCainiacs: Racism Should Not Be An Accepted American Attribute

It was mentioned earlier today » 10/07/08 3:30pm 10/07/08 3:30pm, but it probably bears repeating: there are some sad (and probably dangerous) racists who count themselves among John McCain's and Sarah Palin's supporters. From to there's a lot of ugly shit around this year that makes purple Band-Aids and flip-flops look like thoughtful political…