Posts tagged "women news"

Nuns Reprimanded By Vatican For “Radical Feminism”

Leaders from a group representing the majority of U.S. Catholic nuns will meet with the Vatican this week to discuss a concern that nuns are enveloped with “radical feminist…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Michelle Obama Talks Race, Her Girls & Being Tucked Into Bed On “The View”

Michelle Obama kept it classy on “The View” this morning, as always. The First Lady gamely fielded questions about the president tucking her into bed at night and whether she would…

Jessica Wakeman | May 29, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Female Pilot Tosses Passenger Off Plane For Sexist Comments

A female pilot in Brazil tossed a passenger off her flight because he was making sexist comments about women’s ability to fly airplanes. As much as I understand her…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Arson Suspected At Two Georgia Abortion Clinics

Two abortion clinics have recently experienced suspicious fires, so the FBI announced on Wednesday that it will investigate the incidents as arson.

The first occurred at Atlanta Gynecology…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Army Women Sue For Frontline Combat Roles

Two female Army reservists are suing the government to overturn the ban on women in front-line combat roles. The women have pointed out that the ban will restrict their…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Why Are Less People Identifying As “Pro-Choice”?

If you were to ask most people if an 13-year-old girl should be forced to give birth to a baby after being impregnated by her own father, I think they…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Who Cares If Bill Clinton Took A Pic With Porn Stars?

President Bill Clinton co-hosted a party with Prince Albert of Monaco and took a photograph with three beautiful young women.

Those women just happened to be porn stars.

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Can People Please Stop Saying Abortion Causes Breast Cancer?

Abortion does not cause breast cancer.  The American Cancer Society, the National Institutes of Health and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists all agree on this point. You…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Woman Removed From American Airlines Flight For Wearing Pro-Choice T-Shirt

An unidentified reproductive rights activist was forced off her American Airlines flight because her pro-choice T-shirt was “offensive” to the crew.

What did this shirt say? It was…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Fired For Being Hot? Secular Woman Finds Working For Orthodox Jews Who Want Her To Cover Up With A Bathrobe Not Such A Great Job Fit

Lauren Odes, 29, of New Jersey, has filed a lawsuit alleging gender and religious discrimination against her former employers after she was supposedly fired for being “too attractive.” In April,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2012 - 12:40 pm

PA Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation Seeking To Defund Planned Parenthood

A Republican state representative in Pennsylvania will introduce legislation tomorrow that seeks to defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe’s bill would prioritize health clinics that provide abortion services below…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Pregnant Mother Of 5 Died After Drinking Vinegar In DIY Abortion

Catherine Furey, 38, of the UK,  died in December 2010 after drinking concentrated vinegar, a DIY abortion she read about on the Internet. Furey had a “violent reaction” to the…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

More Men Are Moving Into “Pink Collar” Professions

Once upon a time, a male kindergarten teacher or a male nurse was an oddity, even a novelty. But changing gender roles — and a turned-on-its-head economy — mean that…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 8:30 am

Catholic Orgs File Massive Organized Lawsuits Against Obama Administration Over Birth Control

Earlier today, 43 Catholic dioceses, schools and other institutions filed lawsuits in 12 federal courts over birth control coverage in President Obama’s plans for health care reform. The Obama…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Second Catholic College Drops Student Health Plan Over Birth Control Melodrama

Ave Maria University in Florida has dropped its student health plan rather than cover birth control in its health plan. I don’t understand why Catholic universities are doing this.

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Stay-At-Home-Moms More Worried, Sad & Stressed, According To New Poll

As if the “mommy wars” need even more ammunition to make women feel bad about themselves: a new Gallup poll found that stay-at-home-moms were more likely to be unhappy than working…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Missouri Might Let Your Boss Decide If Your Health Insurance Covers Birth Control

Missouri’s House of Representatives advanced a so-called “conscience” bill that would allow employers to opt-out of providing health care coverage for birth control, abortion, or sterilization if it is…

Jessica Wakeman | May 17, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Coat Hanger Abortions? No Biggie!

Here’s a lovely comment on the value of a woman’s life from Republican Mississippi State Represenative Bubba Carpenter. In a video filmed a county GOP meeting, Rep. Carpenter is…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Catholic College Drops Entire Student Health Plan Rather Than Cover Birth Control

A Catholic college in Ohio will drop its entire student health insurance plan beginning in the fall 2012 semester rather than cover birth control under its policy. Franciscan University…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2012 - 5:40 pm

We Want Grandchildren, Dammit! Parents Are Paying To Freeze Their Adult Daughters’ Eggs

Mother Nature’s biological clock stops for no one, not even wannabe grandparents. And that’s why, instead of nagging their daughters about why they have not settled down and started pumping…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2012 - 12:20 pm
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