The Stupak Amendment: Inexcusable
I’m really so furious about the state of the American health care system, and really the entire political system to say anything intelligible right now, but in case you haven’t heard, the Stupak-Pitts Amendment , that was just passed in the house, is the most expansive restriction on women’s rights in recent history. No, really.
I find Rachel Maddow a little too sanctimonious sometimes, but here’s a segment from her show summing up why everything’s the worst:
I’m sure this has nothing to do with it, but here’s a Comparison of female elected officials by political orientation (via):
These numbers are abysmal compared to other countries, but I’m glad these women get to have their say on the house floor. Oh wait…
I forgot how white male privilege had to silence anything that threatens the patriarchy.
I’m really over this. Can we just have gender equality now please?
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