Posts tagged "new hampshire"

“Vaginas” Is An Appropriate Euphemism For “Women,” According To New Hampshire Republican Politician

I’m tempted to respond like a fourth-grader and refer to New Hampshire State Representative Peter Hansen as “penis” for the rest of this post.  But unlike this “fairly well-educated” man, I’m not of the mind that genitalia are acceptable substitutes for gender.  In an email sent to the New Hampshire House of Representatives list-serv Rep. Hansen wrote…

Sarah Gray / April 17, 2013

NH Sheriff Candidate Would Use “Deadly Force” To Stop Abortions (Because That Makes Sense)

“I would make abortion illegal after 12 weeks.”

“Yeah? Well, I would make it illegal even in cases of rape and incest.”

“Well, I would use deadly force to stop a woman from having an abortion.”

Wait, what? Yes, this is a thing a dude actually said.

Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2012

New Hampshire Governor Vetoes Anti-Abortion Bill

New Hampshire’s governor vetoed an anti-abortion bill today that would have classified the death of a fetus as a homicide, which is a sneaky tactic by pro-life activists to restrict abortion rights by granting  fetuses the rights of full human beings. [Feminist.org]
Vice President Joe Biden has released a powerful new anti-violence against…

Jessica Wakeman / June 21, 2012

Totally Awesome, Totally Crap: The Frisky Week In Review

It was a very bad week for bunnies. Not only did Til, the famous mutant German bunny with no ears, get squished to death this week, but Miss Cooper, a bunny that lived in an NYC boutique, was stolen, too! We also talked about the veritable epidemic plaguing women: migraines. And we discussed the baby…

Julie Gerstein / March 16, 2012

Doctors Could Tell Women That Abortion Causes Breast Cancer Under New Hampshire Bill

Another day, another new height reached in WTF-ery: New Hampshire’s state House has advanced a bill that would require doctors to give women “informational materials” before an abortion that “that inform the pregnant woman that there is a direct link between abortion and breast cancer.” Even though there isn’t.

This scare tactic just

Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2012

Today’s Lady News: New Hampshire Planned Parenthood Stops Dispensing Birth Control

Planned Parenthood of New Hampshire has stopped dispensing birth control because of budgetary issues. The state government, upset that Planned Parenthood clinics provide abortions, naturally yanked funding from the clinics, preventing them from providing services which could prevent women from having abortions. It makes so much sense. [Concord Monitor]
The New York Post’s “scoop”…

Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2011

New Hampshire Teen Has The Titties To Test The Law

Eighteen-year-old Cassidy Nicosia of New Hampshire really cares about equality. That’s why she decided to see what would happen if she walked down the streets of her town topless and packing heat in a holster. Now that takes some balls titties! Why did she do this? Cassidy is a member of the Free State Project,…

Ami Angelowicz / September 16, 2009