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Rick Perry Says We Should All Bring Guns To Movie Theaters

In an interview early Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union”, Rick Perry said that the shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, earlier this week shows why gun-free zones are “a bad…

Katrin Higher | July 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Welp, Rick Perry Is Officially Running For President

Vatican commissioners are speaking out against child abusers; allegedly corrupt anti-abortion former governor Rick Perry is officially running for President; Barbie gets to wear flats now; learn about the Frag…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 4, 2015 - 5:30 pm

10 Great Moments In Schadenfreude In 2014

Schadenfreude is a German word for the sense of joy one feels at someone else’s pain. Though it’s been a hell of a rough year, newswise, some pretty awful things…

Robyn Pennacchia | December 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Texas Governor Rick Perry Compares Homosexuality To Alcoholism

The Texas Republican Convention recently endorsed in its platform so-called “gay reparative therapy,” widely considered to be junk science by the medical community. While speaking in San Francisco last night,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Wife Of Anti-Choice Texas Governor Anita Perry Says Abortion Is “A Woman’s Right”

Staunchly anti-abortion Texas Governor Rick Perry is backpedaling like mad after his wife publicly stated she sees abortion “as a woman’s right.” Anita Perry, speaking to reporter Evan Smith…

Jessica Wakeman | October 1, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Texas Wants To Ban Abortions After 6 Weeks Of Pregnancy

Today In “I Can’t Believe I’m From Texas”: Not only did Rick Perry just sign the bill that will close the majority of abortion clinics throughout Texas, but legislators are…

Daley Quinn | July 19, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Governor Rick Perry Signs Anti-Abortion Bill HB2 Into Law As Protesters Chant, “Shame! Shame!”

This morning, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed devastating anti-abortion bill HB2 into law behind closed doors in an auditorium at the Texas State Capitol. As Perry and his cronies congratulated…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 18, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Texas Governor Rick Perry Won’t Seek Reelection In 2014

As Rick Perry was waxing poetic over his political future yesterday, he refused to rule out a 2016 run for the White House, calling it “certainly … an option out there.” Today,…

Newser | July 8, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Not This Crap Again: Rick Perry Says Wendy Davis Should Be Pro-Life Because She Wasn’t Aborted (And Didn’t Have An Abortion Herself)

“In fact, even the woman who filibustered the Senate the other day was born into difficult circumstances. She was the daughter of as single woman, she was a teenage mother…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 27, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Texas Governor Rick Perry Plans Special Session For July 1 To Vote On SB5 Despite Last Night’s Defeat

Oh hell no. Texas Governor Rick Perry has said the state legislature will hold a special session on July 1, saying that “too much important work remains undone,” referring of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 26, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Texas To Cut Off Funding For Poor Women’s Health Care At Planned Parenthood

A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that Texas is now allowed to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood clinics that participate in Texas’ Women’s Health Program. Planned Parenthood performs abortions,…

Daley Quinn | August 22, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Rick Perry Flip-Flops On Abortion Twice In One Week

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has always been against a woman’s right to choose. As Texas governor, he has supported bills to restrict access to abortion and made public statements…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2011 - 11:20 am

Today’s Lady News: Rick Perry Supports Anti-Abortion “Heartbeat Bill”

Rick Perry, a contender for the Republican presidential nomination, has thrown his support behind Ohio’s anti-abortion “heartbeat bill,” which would criminalize an abortion as early as a fetal heartbeat can…

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

Today’s Lady News: Rick Perry Signs Anti-Abortion Pledge

Republican presidential nominee wannabe Rick Perry signed an anti-abortion pledge with several scary provisions: were he to be elected he would nominate anti-abortion judges, appoint only anti-abortion appointees, push to…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2011 - 6:39 pm

The Top Five Hottest Governors

With all of this Eliot Spitzer business going on, we started wondering, “If we were a high-priced prostitute, which governor would we want to do?” because, let’s face it, Eliot…

Catherine Strawn | March 19, 2008 - 2:30 pm