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Peggy Noonan’s War on Vulgarity

March 19, 2012 by

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The “war on women” is getting to be a bit of a drag. President Obama’s contraception mandate—and Rush Limbaugh’s moronic contribution to the debate surrounding it—has pundits tripping over themselves to prove who’s more misogynist: the Right or the Left? Peggy Noonan duly chimed in this weekend with her Wall Street Journal column, “America’s Real […]

Now We’ve Got the Pill…

May 11, 2011 by

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In “The Pill”—my favorite Loretta Lynn song—Lynn croons: All these years I`ve stayed at home while you had all your fun And every year that`s gone by another baby`s come There`s gonna be some changes made right here on Nursery Hill You`ve set this chicken your last time `cause now I`ve got the pill The […]

Drink Not, Lest Ye Be Judged

April 10, 2011 by

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A scandalous photo of actress Kate Hudson hit the internet last week. No, she wasn’t caught with a married costar or with a vial of cocaine. The pregnant Ms. Hudson was photographed having dinner in Argentina—while sipping a glass of red wine. “Kate Hudson, What Are You Drinking?” demanded gossip site Popeater, who published the […]

Price of Pregnancy Drug Raised Thanks to FDA

March 15, 2011 by

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Life just got harder for a lot of pregnant women—and they have the federal government to thank. Makena is a drug given to pregnant women who are at risk for premature delivery. It’s administered in a series of weekly shots and can be prescribed for as many as 20 weeks. Until recently, it cost between […]

Lawmakers Decide Not to Redefine Rape

February 3, 2011 by

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Yesterday, the authors of the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortions Act decided to remove the phrase “forcible rape” from the language of the bill. Originally, the bill was written to limit the use of federal funds for abortions to instances of “forcible rape” and instances of incest involving a female minor. But after the media […]