The House Has Voted to Defund Planned Parenthood, Could Lead to a Government Shutdown

In a vote of 241-187, the House of Representatives has voted to halt funding to Planned Parenthood for a full year in order to investigate supposed “wrong-doing” and “harvesting” of fetal organs by the women’s healthcare provider. 239 Republicans and two democrats voted in favor of defunding, while three Republicans… »9/18/15 2:15pm9/18/15 2:15pm

Uh-Oh — Title IX Progress May Have Stalled Over the Last Decade

Perhaps you watched this summer's Olympic sporting matches, saw the U.S. women nab 66 percent of Team USA's gold medals, and thought, "Progress!" as you gazed at a sunrise, which was, you had an inkling, really just, like, a metaphor or whatever for how a new era of women's athletics is dawning thanks to 40 years of… »10/08/12 11:55pm10/08/12 11:55pm

Court Rules that Texas Can Totally Act Like a Greedy Dragon and Withhold Planned Parenthood Funding

Texas has received permission to go right ahead with its Planned Parenthood fuckery after a federal appeals court ruled late Tuesday that, ahead of a looming trial over a law that lets Texas keep state money away from organizations linked to abortion providers, Texas can totally cut off funding to clinics that provide… »8/21/12 11:55pm8/21/12 11:55pm