Kansas Bans Common Second Trimester Abortion Procedure

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a bill into law last night that will ban intact dilation and evacuation, the most commonly used second trimester abortion method. The law, which was written by the National Right to Life Committee, is effective July 1. Brownback signed the measure in a private ceremony, surrounded… »4/08/15 1:00pm4/08/15 1:00pm

If You're Knocked Up in Kansas and Don't Want to Be, You Better Hope You Get the Right Pharmacist

Oh, great. Another law that gives medical professionals the right let their superstitious beliefs trump the needs of their patients. Earlier this week, Kansas governor Sam Brownback signed into law a measure that would strengthen so-called "conscience rights" of pharmacists in the state, giving them the right to… »5/16/12 1:20pm5/16/12 1:20pm

Trolling Politicians' Facebook Pages With Vaginal News is Hot New Trend

It started with a single post to Virginia Delegate Ryan McDougle's facebook wall. Now, it's become a trend that's sweeping the nation, like Silly Bandz or Brazilian waxes, and there's no sign of it letting up: women are flooding the Facebook walls of politicians who have attempted to legislate their way into women's… »3/20/12 5:00pm3/20/12 5:00pm

Teen Refuses To Apologize For Saying The Governor 'Sucks' On Twitter

There are plenty of reasons to be glad that you aren't in high school anymore. As full-fledged adults, we're no longer forced to write essays about the ATP cycle, running and swimming are strictly voluntary, and we aren't obligated to have a crush at least one member of a boy band. Another bonus: If we feel like… »11/28/11 10:00am11/28/11 10:00am

Which Politicians Do Your Favorite Mall Retailers Really Support?

We still don't know who those Abercrombie-wearing toolbelts at the Barack Obama speech were. But we do, thanks to the media's dogged refusal to back away from this story, know they weren't sent by Abercrombie & Fitch. Employees of the world's worst company only gave a total of $500 to the Obama campaign, and that was… »4/24/08 2:30pm4/24/08 2:30pm

Alexis Thompson May Actually Increase Our Interest In Golf

  • Golf? Snooze. A 12 year old girl becoming the youngest female to ever qualify for United States Women's Open? Pretty awesome. [USAToday]
  • Another reason to tell you boyfriend to stop singing the same damn song in the shower every morning: Scientists say the number of different songs a male bird can sing is a signal of…
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