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LONE STAR CHOICE: A Reproductive Rights Chat with Jessica & Garland

Last Thursday Jessica Luther and I attended a panel put on by the Texas Observer called “POLITICS BECOMES PERSONAL: The Fight for Women’s Health in Texas.” Jessica is a reproductive rights activist who maintains the tumblr blog “Keep Your Boehner Out of My Uterus” and tweets under the handle @scATX. After the panel I asked her [...]

In Defense of the Sacred Fetus: Court Orders Enforcement of Texas Abortion Law

The attack on reproductive rights in the United States is likely to heat up in 2012, and we have an early entrant in the race to the bottom in the form of a court decision that went through on Friday, ordering the immediate enforcement of a mandatory sonogram law in Texas. More specifically: The law, [...]

WHY IS THIS STATE SHAPED LIKE A BELT BUCKLE? Or, Some Thoughts On Country Music

[Howdy, y'all! (Ugh.) Turns out, it's a Very Special Tiger Beatdown Fundraising Week. The lease on this domain is up, and we're trying to raise the costs to keep it for one more year. Accordingly, we have blog posts! With pleas! Which may annoy you! But, for the record: Between 75% and 90% of the [...]