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Senate Republicans Snuck Anti-Abortion Language Into Trafficking Bill 

The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act should be among the least controversial bills the Senate passes: it's meant to prevent human trafficking, aid its victims, and increase prosecutions. Instead, it's turned into an enormous and enormously stupid fight about abortion. Here we are, America. Everything is… » 3/11/15 11:10am 3/11/15 11:10am

20 Badass Quotes From the Women of the DNC

The major political conventions are over! Boo, say nerds. Hooray, say people who just want their regular network TV shows back and journalists who are probably exhausted from two weeks straight of talking points, hats embellished with donkeys and elephants, and stadium food. While the seemingly endless stream of vague… » 9/07/12 7:40pm 9/07/12 7:40pm

10 Badass Moments in Girl Scout History

On March 12, 1912, eighteen girls from Savannah, Georgia gathered for what would be the first meeting of Girl Scouts. One hundred years later, the small organization founded by Juliette Low has included more than 50 million girls and women, sold hundreds of millions of boxes of cookies, and given us some incredibly… » 3/12/12 3:30pm 3/12/12 3:30pm