Subscribe

There’s One Thing Women’s Bodies Can Shut Down — And It’s Called the Republican Party, the American Taliban

August 21, 2012 at 8:28 pm by: seeta Category: 2012 Election, Anti-Racism, Civil Rights, Intersectionality, LGBTQ, Poverty, Voting Rights

2 comments
nancy a heitzeg
nancy a heitzeg

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/22/us/politics/todd-akin-controversy-may-hurt-republican-chances.html?_r=1&hpw

 

“All you need to know is that the House Republicans were willing to shut down the government rather than fund Planned Parenthood,” said Representative Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, in an e-mail on Tuesday. “This is in keeping with their efforts — whether it’s Congressman Akin or Chairman Ryan or others — to deny investments in critical women’s health services, weaken the definition of rape, and take away access to preventive care like cervical and breast cancer screenings.”