Category Archives: USA

An original way to make a point – but chilling Oklahoma Personhood Bill clears first stage

The arguments around abortion are well rehearsed and highly emotive. I was therefore impressed to see pro choice Oklahoma State Senator Constance Johnson taking a novel approach during a hearing on a Personhood Bill there. The pro-choice senator filed an amendment, … Continue reading

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BBC misogyny is so 2011

You would expect, wouldn’t you, that a public service broadcaster with a deserved reputation for quality as the BBC has, would be very careful to make sure that it didn’t discriminate against any one group of people. Unfortunately not. This … Continue reading

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>A must read post on Gabrielle Giffords and Gun Culture

>I’ve already had my say on how I feel that yesterday’s awful events in Arizona should make politicians on both sides of the Atlantic think again when they use, or just as importantly, fail to condemn the use of violent … Continue reading

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