Here’s what’s new. Wendy Davis and Nina Turner. And many many other women, young women, around the country using an entirely different vocabulary and saying back off fellas, hands off. This is a different conversation. It’s a different fight. It’s not about abortion this time. . . it’s not about fetuses. It’s about them. Always was.
Here’s what’s old. Ohio. Texas. North Carolina. Mandatory vaginal probes. Forced ultrasound. Catholic Bishops. Religious right. Family Research Council. Todd Aiken. The American Taliban. Rep. Steve King. Louie Gomert!!!! Michele Bachmann. Personhood. Pat Robertson. Phyllis Schlafley. Pin-up boy Ralph Reed.
A little background? Try this. And this. And this.
Or just read a whole buncha posts about lady parts and the men who want, well, this is what they want:
Available in other colors – as long as it’s black.
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Meet another woman warrior; I love this lady. Like Texas’ Wendy Davis, Turner gets that all this is really about women, about uppity women, about women having sex. Especially about punishing women for liking it.
Take it away Ohio State Senator Nina Turner (she really rolls at 4:38):
Here’s a glimpse of her Governor, ole John Kasich with his theocratic allies thrusting themselves (legislatively of course – what, you thought I meant something else?) into yet more lady parts:
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Tagged abortion, John Kasich, Nina Turner, patriarchy, Politics, sexism, Wendy Davis