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“Mrs. YoMama” Won’t Catch On As Nickname For First Lady, Politician Finds

“Mrs. YoMama” actually won’t be catching on as a new nickname for Michelle Obama, a Kansas politician has found after an awkward email forwarding incident. KS House Speaker Mike O’Neal…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Topeka Decriminalizes Domestic Violence

Yup, the city of Topeka actually decriminalized domestic violence (and other misdemeanors) so that it won’t have to pay to prosecute the crimes. Facepalm. [New York Times]
Good…

Jessica Wakeman | October 12, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Topeka, Kansas Considers Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

In a money-saving measure, the city of Topeka, Kansas, is considering decriminalizing domestic violence so that it is not forced to prosecute the cases.

Yeah, seriously. …

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2011 - 12:29 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthoods In Kansas Get Funding Again

Yesterday a federal judge ordered Kansas to restore federal family planning funds to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state. Earlier this year, the state legislature stripped Planned Parenthood Kansas…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Appoints Anti-Abortion Lawyer To State Medical Board

Oh, for f**k’s sake: Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has appointed a lawyer for anti-abortion activists to the state’s medical board. Rick Macias has represented Operation Rescue, the biggest wackadoodle…

Jessica Wakeman | July 7, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Denies Planned Parenthood License To Perform Abortions

The state of Kansas has denied Planned Parenthood a license to perform abortions, which means it is temporarily the only state in the nation where Planned Parenthood clinics have…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Politician Compares Pregnancy From Rape To Getting A Flat Tire

Last Friday, the Kansas state legislature voted to ban insurance companies from covering abortions in their plans, except in the case of a woman’s life being at risk. That’s not…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Wants To Defund Planned Parenthood

Kansas’ proposed state budget aims to remove $300K in federal funding away from family planning services at Planned Parenthood and redirect them to clinics elsewhere — all because Planned Parenthood…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Weekend Edition

Sometimes we nip into the prosecco a bit early on Fridays and don’t get around to our usual tasks. But fear not! I’ve complied a Today’s Lady News: Weekend Edition

Jessica Wakeman | February 6, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Anti-Abortion Group Dabbles In Real Estate

A Kansas-based anti-abortion group called Operation Rescue has dreamed up a new way to stop abortions: they’re buying clinics. Their headquarters in Wichita, Kansas are in a former abortion clinic,…

Nikki Dowling | June 10, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Bathroom Break

From washin’ up to makeup, every lady takes her time in the bathroom. And while we at The Frisky think Brenda Dickson’s two-hour per day regimen seems crazy, a woman…

Simcha | March 12, 2008 - 6:01 pm
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