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reclaiming my time

One of the more recent books I’ve read was the autobiography of Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West. I’ve followed her work, off and on, for a number of years and I’ve long appreciated her voice and… Continue Reading →

Keep asking hard questions

As I wrote about earlier, Tuesday night was a huge night for the Democratic party and liberals.  Not only did Obama get reelected, but there was a huge repudiation against many GOPers who had spoken out about their pro-life positions… Continue Reading →

practically pro-life

One of the most effective ways to describe why I support a woman’s reproductive choice is to show what being “pro-life” looks like, when its principles are practically applied. It’s one thing to cite the emotionally-evocative platitude of “life begins… Continue Reading →

Ooops, I did it again…

…stirred up a little bit o’controversy, that is.  I started another Meetup group (yes, Jerry, this will be my last!). My latest foray into the atheist activist’osphere is a group I call “Reasonable Women.”  Here’s how the Meetup description reads:… Continue Reading →

Home-grown religiously-inspired terrorists (and their enablers)

Oh how easy it is for those of us in North America to think that terrorism is only bred in countries overseas.  Tonight I watched The Assassination of Dr. Tiller, and I’m just sick about what happened to this heroic… Continue Reading →

Pro-life

I can’t say I’m looking forward to watching this documentary next week, but I think Dr. Tiller’s story is one that is worth bearing witness. You should watch, too.

The girl effect, revisited

How a 12-year-old girl could be the solution the world needs right now: Girls Count.

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