​NARAL's New Campaign Goes After Politicians 'Obsessed with Abortion'

On Monday, NARAL Pro-Choice America, the women's reproductive health lobbying group, launched a huge new campaign, targeting three Republican governors known for their ridiculous anti-abortion stances: Wisconsin's Scott Walker, Florida's Rick Scott, and Kansas' Sam Brownback. » 9/29/14 3:20pm 9/29/14 3:20pm

If You're Knocked Up in Kansas and Don't Want to Be, You Better Hope…

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 1:20pm 5/16/12 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 5:00pm 3/20/12 5:00pm

Gov. Brownback Apologizes To Teen Who Dissed Him

While we remain convinced that Kansas Governor Sam brownback's policies do indeed suck, today he took the high road by apologizing for the ridiculous controversy over whether 18-year-old Emma Sullivan should repent for insulting him on Twitter. Today he posted on Facebook: » 11/28/11 9:01pm 11/28/11 9:01pm

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 10:00am 11/28/11 10:00am

Kansas Passes Restrictive Abortion Insurance Law

Both chambers of the Kansas legislature have approved a newly restrictive abortion access law that Governor Sam Brownback is expected to sign. » 5/13/11 7:13pm 5/13/11 7:13pm

Hillary Clinton Is Not Getting Involved In Her Seat, But She's The Only…

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 2:30pm 4/24/08 2:30pm

Alexis Thompson May Actually Increase Our Interest In Golf

Who Wore It Best: Republican NH Debate Edition

We were super excited to try our hand at critiquing the presidential candidates in last night's Republican debate in New Hampshire after giving their Dem counterparts the once-over on Monday. After all, these pols are all white Christian dudes! And as such, they just love telling us exactly what we should not be doing… » 6/06/07 7:10pm 6/06/07 7:10pm