What We’ve Been Watching and Reading this Week
This week we saw some news stories we never thought we’d see:
- Colin Powell Urges Congress To Pass Abortion Amendment For Military Rape Victims (HuffPo Politics )
- Bobby Jindal advocates for birth control over the counter (WJS Op-Ed)
- But! Not so quick! Why Bobby Jindal is not you Birth Control Buddy (erintothemax)
- Rachel Maddow gets real about what’s going on in Michigan this week regarding a sweeping abortion ban.
- Update: It seems like the bill is likely to be signed into law (Detroit Free Press)
- Are you a millennial feminist? Get yourself over to Shelby Knox’s and Steph Herold’s new Pinboard!
- A look ahead to some of the bills being filed ahead of the 2013 legislative session (Angry Black Bitch)
- Anne Hathaway’s response to Matt Lauer’s sexist question regarding her recent wardrobe malfunction (Huffpo):
“I’m sorry that we live in a culture that commodifies the sexuality of unwilling participants.”
Our hearts go out to the community of Newtown, CT in the midst of the tragedy currently unfolding.