Ladybusiness: From the serious to the snarky
Sadly enough, hunger and food insecurity are rampant in America today.
Though women make up just 11 percent of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, they suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder at much higher rates than their male peers.
Several incoming congressmen are promising to use their newfound power to work on repealing or otherwise damaging the health care reform bill that passed earlier this year.
Posted Wednesday, November 10, 2010 by Lindsay Beyerstein
Running on a radical, anti-choice agenda produces mixed results for candidates.
A little-discussed ballot imitative that would have indicated “the beginning of biological development” was defeated in Colorado by a three-to-one margin.
Posted Wednesday, November 3, 2010 by Kay Steiger
The anti-choice movement has been fear-mongering for decades, harassing abortion providers and women who seek abortion care.
The documentary on msnbc last night called “The Assassination of Dr. Tiller” said that anti-choice sentiment is at least partially to blame for harassment and violence against abortion providers.
Posted Tuesday, October 26, 2010 by Kay Steiger
Posted Thursday, October 21, 2010 by Andrew Bluebond
Proposed legislation in New York would prevent Crisis Pregnancy Centers, which often try to dissuade women from having abortions through misinformation, from billing themselves as health care centers.
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The Obama administration outlined a philosophy of truly “civil detention reform,” but reports of sexual abuse and other rights violations are an ugly reminder that immigration detention is anything but civil.
Just when you thought they had gone away, Sarah Palin is bringing the death panel lie back to fight some of the best components of health care reform.
Despite compelling evidence, a state prosecutor is denying rape charges against two Michigan State University basketball players. Unfortunately, given campus track records with sexual assault, no one should be surprised by this.
Posted Monday, October 4, 2010 by Catherine Traywick
Traditional cookstoves often used in developing countries produce dangerous fumes responsible for over 2 million deaths annually.
Fast food giant KFC claimed it had “established yet another advertising first” when it announced its new advertising scheme for the Double Down. By the end of the Tuesday, though, the company was singing a different tune.
Posted Thursday, September 23, 2010 by Andrew Bluebond