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Amanda Marcotte’s birth control spending nearly exceeds the GDP of Chad

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http://twitter.com/#!/AmandaMarcotte/status/485134001951088641 It’s been more than a month since we’ve written about Amanda Marcotte; clearly we’re overdue. In today’s edition, our favorite feminist argues that in the absence of insurance it would cost her more than $20,000 to prevent pregnancy from now until she hits menopause. She’s in her thirties currently, so you do the math. Sally Kohn floated a similar argument a few […]

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‘Sick, evil bastards’: @PPact lets the mask slip with ‘most ghoulish, awful tweet’

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Planned Parenthoodhas a vision, you guys: So, it really is all about “plentiful” abortions and “free” birth control. Guess actualwomen’s health doesn’t come into play in Planned Parenthood’s “magical land.” At leastthey’re being honest about who they are now. The irony is pretty amazing. Well, you know. That’s really just something you say. Worth noting: […]

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Amanda Marcotte says she lowballed the cost of birth control

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http://twitter.com/#!/SalmonCzar/status/485492312449900544 Just yesterday, our favorite feminist Amanda Marcotte tweeted that, without insurance, birth control between now and menopause would cost her $22,000. That certainly seems like a lot of money, but today, in response to critics, Marcotte is saying she actually lowballed that figure. One hundred dollars a month without insurance is low? As we […]

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‘How do you even sleep?’ Valerie Jarrett spews ‘insane’ birth control bullcrap

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http://twitter.com/#!/bccover/status/489505200768434176 Move over, AP! Obama’s senior adviser Valerie Jarrett’s got whoppers to spread about the GOP and contraception: http://twitter.com/#!/vj44/status/489501050567950336 What. The. Hell. http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/489501332424777728 http://twitter.com/#!/bradcundiff/status/489502901795291136 http://twitter.com/#!/mtgrove/status/489507574103158784 http://twitter.com/#!/UMfangirl/status/489502451448307712 http://twitter.com/#!/laurakfillault/status/489502488459239424 http://twitter.com/#!/jmaysnc/status/489509890084192258 http://twitter.com/#!/JWBritten/status/489502271345287168 Well, that’s definitely true. http://twitter.com/#!/JulieBorowski/status/489510453026885634 http://twitter.com/#!/echoes120/status/489507235664392192 Say Val, could you give us a concrete example of employer having power to dictate a woman's private medical decisions? […]

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Man leads anti-Hobby Lobby gals in ‘Birth control is here to stay!’ chant on SCOTUS steps

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http://twitter.com/#!/ParisBienert/status/483603466741645313 Yep, the birth control-mongers are chanting on the Supreme Court steps as counter-demonstrators to the pro-life, pro-religious liberty women on scene. And look who was leading them: http://twitter.com/#!/TPCarney/status/483607255204777984 Heh: http://twitter.com/#!/KevinWGlass/status/483607608503599104 Flashback: http://twitter.com/#!/BrianFaughnan/status/448565724509118464 More confirmation: Optics and logic are not their strong suits. http://twitter.com/#!/Ethan__Calvin/status/483607473799331840 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/06/30/man-leads-anti-hobby-lobby-gals-in-birth-control-is-here-to-stay-chant-on-scotus-steps/

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Reid sets vote on ‘Protect Women’s Health from Corp. Interference Act’

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On Wednesday afternoon, we'll vote on S.2578, Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014. #NotMyBossBusiness — Senator Harry Reid (@SenatorReid) July 14, 2014 It’s been only a week since Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid publicly vowed to do “something” legislatively about the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision. Moving with uncommon speed, Reid has […]

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Mike Huckabee’s stupid ‘libido’ comment taken out of context

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Huckabee mansplaining libido is pretty much the most disgusting thing in the universe. #fact — Kaili Joy Gray (@KailiJoy) January 23, 2014 The last time Twitchy checked in with Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor was making noises about a 2016 presidential run, and conservative tweeters were placing their orders for jumbo cyanide martinis in […]

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Sen. Boxer’s Hobby Lobby strawmen ‘need Viagra to stand up’ [video]

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Protip: If you have to bring Viagra into a discussion about birth control, you don't really have any idea of what you're talking about. — RB (@RBPundit) March 25, 2014 True story. So … it should not even remotely surprise you that Sen. Barbara Boxer brought Viagra into a discussion about birth control: CA @SenBarbaraBoxer, 1 of […]

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