We Should Probably Stop Blaming the Crime Rate on Single Mothers

During the second Presidential debate last month, Mitt Romney suggested that one way to reduce Aurora, Colorado-style mass assault weapon shootings would be to encourage everyone to just get married before they have babies. Blaming single parents for violence has long been a dog whistle talking point of the family… » 11/27/12 1:10pm 11/27/12 1:10pm

Pro-Life Pol Who Pressured His Mistress to Have an Abortion Says It's…

Scott DesJarlais, the pro family values anti-abortion rights Tennessee Tea Party Congressman who it turns out was actually only pro-family values and anti-abortion rights for people who aren't Scott DesJarlais, now claims that the tape transcript released last week wherein he pressured his mistress/ex patient to have… » 10/15/12 12:10pm 10/15/12 12:10pm

'Pro Family' Conservative States Aren't Doing Squat to Make Life Easier…

Conservative Americans demand their politicians spout sepia pleasantries about how America needs to experience a resurrection of "traditional family values." But when it comes down to setting policy, the US's most conservative states are actually the most hostile to the families to whom they so adamantly pay lip service. … » 5/14/12 1:40pm 5/14/12 1:40pm

Anti-Masturbation Candidate Could Kill GOP Hopes For Senate Takeover

The recent jump in conservative support for batshit anti-masturbation candidate Christine O'Donnell is good news for Democrats: if she and a Tea Party candidate in New Hampshire win tomorrow's primaries, predicted general election losses would prevent a Republican Senate takeover. » 9/13/10 12:43pm 9/13/10 12:43pm

British Lad Mags: Root Of All Ills Or Symptom Of The Bigger, Sexist…

Michael Grove, the shadow education secretary and a prominent Conservative in England, gave a speech today » 8/04/08 9:30am 8/04/08 9:30am at a meeting organized by the think tank IPPR condemning lad mags (like , , and ) for promoting "instant-hit hedonism" and presenting women as "permanently, lasciviously, uncomplicatedly available." The result,…