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“If We Take Care Of Morality, God Will Take Care Of The Economy” Oklahoma Legislature Approves Bill Banning Nearly All Abortions

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New law making it illegal for doctors to perform abortions already being called “the most draconian statewide anti-abortion measure ever.” While America continues to distract itself with the ever-expanding circus that is the GOP Primary Cycle, state legislatures nationwide are not-so-quietly continuing their all-out assault on reproductive rights and women’s …

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Report Says Violence Against Women In Pakistan ‘Rampant’ As Coalition Forms To Repeal Punjab Law Criminalizing Domestic Abuse

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A report published by the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on the treatment of women in Pakistan has revealed horrific widespread abuse.  The group’s annual report details gang rapes, acid attacks, kidnapping, amputations, burnings and over a thousand “honor” crimes where women were killed for “domestic disputes, alleged illicit …

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Watch: Trump Continues To Defend Assault, Stumbles When Asked If It’s Ok For A “Man To Put A Hand On A Woman”

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Speaking to John Dickerson on CBS’ ‘Face The Nation,’ Trump reiterates that he won’t be firing Corey Lewandowski for assaulting Michelle Fields  When asked about violence towards women, offers half-hearted condemnation eerily reminiscent to his “disavowing” of endorsements from white supremacists/neo-nazis  Donald Trump’s problems with women seem to only be getting …

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Missouri State Rep Mike Moon Argues Its His Right “As A Former Embryo” To Legislate Women’s Bodies

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Proposed Amendment House Joint Resolution 98, which would ban abortion permanently in the Missouri Constitution Insists fetuses be afforded ‘constitutional protections’ That awkward moment when a male lawmaker lectures women that it his duty “as a former embryo” to strip abortion rights from women who don’t know any better. Well, …

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Tennessee Ends Effort To Arrest And Incarcerate Drug-Addicted Pregnant Women After ‘Fetal Assault’ Law Found To Deter Prenatal Care And Drug Treatment

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There is good news today for pregnant women in Tennessee.  These are words I have never written before. The controversial “fetal assault” law passed in 2014 will expire this summer despite efforts by lawmakers to renew it.  The law made Tennessee the first state in the nation to criminalize the …

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Christian Blogger Matt Walsh Says Pro-Choice Women ‘Need To Be Reminded’ That Men Are ‘Supposed To Be Leaders’ On Abortion

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Matt Walsh, a controversial yet extremely popular Christian blogger for The Blaze, confidently explained this week that pro-choice women “need to be reminded” that men were “supposed” to be the leaders when it comes to abortion. Because, you know, patriarchy. Duh. Walsh complained that many women “actually think abortion is …

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Two Arkansas Jailers Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Female Detainee

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Two Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office jailers have been arrested after authorities claim they sexually assaulted a female detainee. James Ferguson, 18, of White Hall, and Lafarius Hoskins, 25, of Conway, have been charged with third-degree sexual assault of a female detainee regarding the incident in question. Witnesses described an abuse of …

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Militant, Anti Feminist Organizes Male Heterosexual-Only Meetings In Scotland, Says Female Gate-Crashers Risk ‘Furious Retribution’

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An American pick-up artist and pro-rape advocate, Roosh V, has organized meetings in Edinburgh and Glasgow for next Saturday, outwardly stipulating that only heterosexual men will be allowed to be in attendance, and that any women showing up in protest will be filmed with footage sent to his worldwide “anti-feminist” …

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Fired Staffer Accuses Trump And His Campaign Of Rampant Sexism And Wage Discrimination

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File this one somewhere between “duh” and “would you really have expected otherwise?” A former staffer from Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign has alleged that the campaign pays women staffers far less than men working the same position and that sexism is rampant from top-down throughout the campaign organization. As first …

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