Batman Drawsome Set 10
Life imitating art aka Legally Blonde:
Don’t worry, she’s joking. But she’s joking to make a really good point.
The controversial Senate Bill 1433, which is one of the “personhood laws” cropping up in conservative states is seeking to define life as begining at conception, and that “the unborn child at every stage of development (has) all the rights, privileges, and immunities available to other persons, citizens, and residents of this state.”
That makes it really hard to get an abortion.
Perhaps inspired by the Virgina State senator who proposed a mandatory rectal exam for men looking to recieve erectile dysfunction drugs, if women had to have an ultrasound to receive an abortion, Oklahoma Senator Constance Johnson– our new hero – added an “Every Sperm Is Sacred” amendment claiming that:
Any action in which a man ejaculates or otherwise deposits semen anywhere but in a woman’s vagina shall be interpreted and construed as an action against an unborn child.
High five, lady.
(via friaplata)Source: thegloss.com
“Today, I’m announcing my support for a law that gives same-sex couples in our state the right to receive a marriage license in Washington - the same right given our heterosexual couples. It is time, it is the right thing to do, and I will introduce the bill to make it happen.” - Washington Governor Chris Gregoire.
Gregorie says she will propose legislation to legalize same-sex marriage when the legislative session begins Monday.
(via stfuconservatives)Source: seattletimes.nwsource.com
“As they vowed earlier this week to do, Egyptian pro-democracy protesters marched from Tahrir square to the U.S. Embassy today to march in support of Occupy Oakland—and against the type of police brutality witnessed in Oakland on Tuesday night, and commonly experienced in Egypt.”
the common humanity of absolutely everyone