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Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – God & Abortion

Mysterious ways and what-not I suppose…

 

Filed under: Religion Tagged: Abortion, god, Religion, The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice

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Alberta Politics: ‘I had an abortion and I thank God I was able to,’ says MLA, pointedly asking Jason Kenney: ‘Pro-choice or not?’

PHOTOS: St. Albert MLA Marie Renaud. Below: A young Jason Kenney in a 1990 TV interview, Archbishop Emeritus John R. Quinn of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, and British MP George Galloway. Marie Renaud, the New Democrat MLA for St. Albert, is a brav… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: ‘I had an abortion and I thank God I was able to,’ says MLA, pointedly asking Jason Kenney: ‘Pro-choice or not?’

daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Conservatives nominate candidate in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner

Glen Motz will be the Conservative Party of Canada candidate in the upcoming federal by-election in the riding of Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner. Mr. Motz defeated five other men, including former Wildrose Party leader and Cardston-Taber-Warner MLA Paul… . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta Politics: Conservatives nominate candidate in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner

Dead Wild Roses: The American Anti-Choice Movie Bullshiters Indicted – About Frackn’ Time

Finally. A Houston grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday by the abortion provider, and instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that targeted the handling of fetal tissue in clinics and provoked outrage among Republican leaders nationwide.   This is what happens when your platform is based […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The American Anti-Choice Movie Bullshiters Indicted – About Frackn’ Time

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Religion, Abortion, and Bill Nye

Religion is a particularly nasty subset of the patriarchal fabric of our society. Most organized religions provide the justification for the continued male dominance in society. I mean, if the notion of a Grand Ooga-Booga isn’t preposterous enough on its own, the fact that most of His divine commands and intuitions are tethered to a […] . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice – Religion, Abortion, and Bill Nye

Dead Wild Roses: The Indomitable Nature of Woman’s Courage – Seeking and Receiving an Abortion

The war on women and their rights continues to chug along, it can get depressing having to digest all the misogyny that leaks from the anti-choice, anti-woman side. Despite all the shite that is going on stories get out that are inspiring, here is a excerpt from the NYmag article about the first legal . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Indomitable Nature of Woman’s Courage – Seeking and Receiving an Abortion

Dead Wild Roses: The Indomitable Nature of Woman’s Courage – Seeking and Receiving an Abortion

The war on women and their rights continues to chug along, it can get depressing having to digest all the misogyny that leaks from the anti-choice, anti-woman side. Despite all the shite that is going on stories get out that are inspiring, here is a excerpt from the NYmag article about the first legal . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Indomitable Nature of Woman’s Courage – Seeking and Receiving an Abortion

Dead Wild Roses: 800 Maternal Deaths a Day Is NOT Gender Neutral – Glosswitch

Go read the full post here.

“Pregnant woman” is not an identity. It is a social reality. A pregnant woman’s ever-contracting rights – whether she can choose to end this pregnancy, whether she will risk imprisonment for drinking too much, whether she will lose her job, whether she will be murdered by her . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: 800 Maternal Deaths a Day Is NOT Gender Neutral – Glosswitch

Dead Wild Roses: 800 Maternal Deaths a Day Is NOT Gender Neutral – Glosswitch

Go read the full post here.

“Pregnant woman” is not an identity. It is a social reality. A pregnant woman’s ever-contracting rights – whether she can choose to end this pregnancy, whether she will risk imprisonment for drinking too much, whether she will lose her job, whether she will be murdered by her . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: 800 Maternal Deaths a Day Is NOT Gender Neutral – Glosswitch

somecanuckchick dot com: These are the types of NDP candidates Thomas Mulcair stands behind…

These are the types of NDP candidates Thomas Mulcair stands behind…

Intolerance

Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie

Alexandre Boulerice says the NDP is against the niqab! [VIDEO, en français!]

Mégantic—L’Érable

Jean-François Delisle says the NDP should reopen Constitution to deal with the niqab. FYI Jean-François Delisle has backed off his initial statement that the NDP should reopen the . . . → Read More: somecanuckchick dot com: These are the types of NDP candidates Thomas Mulcair stands behind…

Left Over: No Hope With This Pope…

Pope Francis tells priests to pardon women who have abortions

The Guardian

Tuesday 1 September 2015 16.46 BST

How condescending can this ‘religious’ leader get? Who cares about forgiveness when there is nothing to forgive? Will the Pope also issue orders to ‘forgive’ the man who didn’t wear a condom, or get it snipped, or . . . → Read More: Left Over: No Hope With This Pope…

Left Over: No Hope With This Pope…

Pope Francis tells priests to pardon women who have abortions

The Guardian

Tuesday 1 September 2015 16.46 BST

How condescending can this ‘religious’ leader get? Who cares about forgiveness when there is nothing to forgive? Will the Pope also issue orders to ‘forgive’ the man who didn’t wear a condom, or get it snipped, or . . . → Read More: Left Over: No Hope With This Pope…

Dead Wild Roses: Backed Into A Corner, Poked with a Stick – Arguing with Religious People.

How does one win an argument with another that doesn’t accept the basic tenets of reality. Recently over at Violet Wisp’s blog the religious element was once again taking the moral low road on abortion and left with trying to explain how their religion was explicitly “pro-life” when in fact their magic book is, in . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Backed Into A Corner, Poked with a Stick – Arguing with Religious People.

Dead Wild Roses: Excerpt from “We Do Abortions Here” – Sallie Tisdale

This quote is from the Harper’s Magazine archive. We Do Abortions Here: A Nurse’s Story, is a powerful piece that goes beyond the well worn positions that are still being dragged about today. I recommend a full reading, go to Harper’s Archive to read it.

“Women have abortions because they are too old, and . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Excerpt from “We Do Abortions Here” – Sallie Tisdale

Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice – The Case for the Religious ‘Pro-Life’ Enslavement of Women

Religion treats people like shit, the further away you are from the white male ideal, the shittier your deal will be. The recent anti-choice propaganda wave in the US caused enough whinging in wordpress blogosphere that I felt compelled to wrestle with the full-blown stupid that is the anti-choice position. . . I went . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The DWR Sunday Disservice – The Case for the Religious ‘Pro-Life’ Enslavement of Women

A. Picazo: The Assault On Planned Parenthood: A Long Campaign Against Reproductive Rights

In 2011, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding, a move deemed necessary to ensure no taxpayer dollars were used on abortion despite existing federal legislation which prohibits funds granted under Title X from paying for such services. This vote, a “culmination of a multi-year effort that involved parallel . . . → Read More: A. Picazo: The Assault On Planned Parenthood: A Long Campaign Against Reproductive Rights

Dead Wild Roses: The Sum of Male Abortion Activism

Filed under: Feminism, Politics Tagged: Abortion, Dudes, Feminism

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Maple-Flavoured Politics: Anti-Abortion Group Against Trudeau

So, this happened. Campaign Life Coalition Youth (CLCY) and the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform (CCBR), two anti-abortion groups, announced that they are launching a nationwide campaign against Justin Trudeau because of his staunch pro-choice stance. Far be it from me to say anything that might dissuade them from this course of action. And I . . . → Read More: Maple-Flavoured Politics: Anti-Abortion Group Against Trudeau

Dead Wild Roses: Canada’s Liberal Party Gets One Thing Right – They Are Unabashedly Pro-Choice

Conservative media has attempted to portray the notion of women as autonomous human beings as “radical”.

The recently decimated Liberal Party is stirring back to life with the election of a new Leader. Justin Trudeau has decreed that his MP’s will vote pro-choice, no exceptions.

The woolly anti-choicers that still remain within the . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Canada’s Liberal Party Gets One Thing Right – They Are Unabashedly Pro-Choice

daveberta.ca - Alberta politics: Gay Rights, Abortion big issues at Conservative nomination debate in Medicine Hat

TweetThe Medicine Hat News reports that abortion and the rights of sexual minorities were the hot topics at a debate between Dan Hein and MP Jim Hillyer, the two candidates running for the Conservative Party of Canada nomination in southern Alberta’s newly redistributed Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner riding. “…I’m not interested in somebody parading in front of . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Gay Rights, Abortion big issues at Conservative nomination debate in Medicine Hat

The Cracked Crystal Ball II: Dear SCotUS: You Blew It

When you ruled that Hobby Lobby could implement its ownership’s personal religious beliefs as policy imposed upon the company’s employees, you really opened up the door to a world of abuse.

Hobby Lobby is a privately held corporation.  As are the majority of companies in both Canada and the United States.  Hobby Lobby is unusual in . . . → Read More: The Cracked Crystal Ball II: Dear SCotUS: You Blew It

Dead Wild Roses: Saving Women’s Lives – A Divisive Issue for Stephen Harper.

Letting women die because of unsafe abortions is awesome!

Isn’t is cute when our politicians decide that keeping the zany religious fruit-bats in their ‘base’ happy is more important that saving women’s lives? Just ask our lovely PM Steven Harper all about appeasing the religious zealotry that makes up a portion of his . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: Saving Women’s Lives – A Divisive Issue for Stephen Harper.

somecanuckchick dot com: Misogyny quota for a millennia met!

Last week: Elliott Rodger’s murdered six people in Isla Vista, California [UC-Santa Barbara] because of his hatred of women, whom he blamed for a life of “loneliness, rejection, and unfulfilled desires.”

Hours later: In Stockton, California, Keith Binder shot at three women who refused to have sex with him and his friends

This . . . → Read More: somecanuckchick dot com: Misogyny quota for a millennia met!

The Cracked Crystal Ball II: Nasty, Just Plain Nasty

It’s not like it comes as a big surprise that the Harper Government is nasty.  But the extent of their vileness continues expand.

First, the Harper Government seems to have decided to shut down basic literacy programs across Canada.  The claims of the Harperites on this matter are the usual “we don’t believe these . . . → Read More: The Cracked Crystal Ball II: Nasty, Just Plain Nasty

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: I’m so Damn Sick of Junk Politics and Hopefully Trudeau is Too

There is a good book by Benjamin DeMott Junk Politics: Trashing of the American Mind

DeMott laments the loss of intelligent debate in the political arena, being replaced, in part, with “touchy, feely personal testimonials” and “feel your pain” forced empathy.

In the current Ontario election campaign we’ve heard party leaders tell us that . . . → Read More: Pushed to the Left and Loving It: I’m so Damn Sick of Junk Politics and Hopefully Trudeau is Too