When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed...– Stevie Nicks (via clingy)
12 Rational Responses to Irrational Arguments... →
end-the-republican-mafia: n a recent discussion about gun control on Thom Hartmann’s program, my opponent suggested that gun control advocates like me really have a cultural aversion to guns. That’s a standard ploy for the gun set: when reason isn’t on your side, deploy emotional and personal arguments instead. “Anti-gun”? I could’ve brought up my own recreational gun use, or even brought out...
New report shows how the principle of “personhood”... →
Last time I checked personhood initiatives have been pretty roundly rejected everywhere they’ve been proposed. Yet, nonetheless, the principle behind “personhood”–that fertilized eggs, embryos, and fetuses should be treated as completely, legally separate from the pregnant women–has already worked its way into the legal system. And, as we’ve always known and this report makes crystal clear, the...