Majority Of Americans Say ‘Roe Vs. Wade’ Should Not Be Overturned: Pew Poll

  • Roe vs. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision which effectively legalized abortion, should not be overturned according to the majority of Americans. This information comes via a Pew Research poll which found 63 percent of those polled want the landmark decision to be left alone. []
  • A South Carolina state representative has introduced a bill to offer the HPV vaccine, which prevents some strains of HPV which cause cervical cancer, to 7th graders. Republican Governor Nikki Haley vetoed a similar bill last year. [Think Progress]
  • A California state senator has introduced a bill to clarify the 1872 law that says only married women can be raped by “impostors” pretending to be their husbands. [Ms. Magazine]
  • A New York City law targeting “erotic massage parlors” is mostly affecting health clubs and yoga studios. [The Real Deal]
  • The gender gap in black girls, white girls and rap. [Clutch Magazine]
  • What “Girls” and “Shameless” teach us about the difference between being broke and being poor. [The Nation]
  • Rush Limbaugh said something repulsive about abortion and guns. And also, water is wet. [Raw Story]
  • On black women accepting oral sex. [Madame Noire]


  • The Delhi gang rape which killed 23-year-old student Jyoti Pandey Singh has been moved to a fast-tracked court system. [Ms. Magazine]
  • Kuwait will accept women’s applications for the job of prosecutor for the first time ever. [Al-Arabiya]

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