2016 in Quotes: The Wars on Women, Abortion and Sex Education

We continue our review of the outrageous and offensive things we heard from the right in 2016. The right’s wars on women, abortion and sex education continued in full force throughout the year. Let’s review some of what we heard from the right on these issues. You can check out previous posts from the Year in […]

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Anti-abortion Texas Lawmaker Apparently Thought Rape Was a Joking Matter

Scott Braddock of the Austin-based online political website Quorum Report has come across a stunningly callous and offensive comment state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Fort Worth, made some years back in an online forum: “Rape is non existent in marriage, take what you want my friend!” Stickland, a hero of tea partiers and religious-righters, apparently made the shocking […]

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He Just Doesn’t Get It

“Last I checked we don’t have a rubber shortage in America. When I was in college we had a machine in the bathroom, you put .50 cents in and voila! So yes, anyone who wants contraceptives can access them, but it’s an utterly made-up nonsense issue.” That’s Texas Senator Ted Cruz at a presidential campaign event […]

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