December, 2011

I’m not the only one!

By · Sunday, December 11th, 2011 · 10 Comments »

Last night I found myself reading an old thread at Twisty’s (why this particular thread I don’t remember; series of tubes, etc.) Anyway, I happened upon this comment by Vibrating Liz (emphasis added): The Clarissa person appears to be a bright multilingual young academic “pro sex” fun-feminist with a prolific self-promotional blog. She has recently […]

More on the Plan B debacle

By · Saturday, December 10th, 2011 · 17 Comments »

Because I’m still just so fucking furious. Egalia has an excellent round-up of the reactions, very much worth reviewing: Round-Up: Obama Betrays Women & Science Over Plan B Birth Control. I particularly want to call attention to the editorial in the Washington Post: Indeed, the administration’s decision will decrease access for all women, because the […]

Obama personally endorses restriction on Plan B, morphs into Dubya before stunned press corps

By · Thursday, December 8th, 2011 · 63 Comments »

As Liss at Shakesville observes, “not only does the President support Sebelius’ shocking move to limit reproductive rights, he is using his daughters to defend his failure to support choice.” This was his response to reporters today when they asked him if he supported the ban: THE PRESIDENT: I will say this, as the father […]

Giving thanks again for our wonderful Democratic administration

By · Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 · 6 Comments »

Obama Administration Overrules FDA On Easing Plan B Restrictions, reports ThinkProgress: The surprising decision stunned activists. Susan F. Wood, who resigned from the FDA in 2005 because of delays in relaxing restrictions on Plan B, told the Washington Post she was “beyond stunned” by the decision. “There is no rationale that can justify HHS reaching […]