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by amanda marcotte

During the 2014 campaign, Republican Cory Gardner had to pivot from his long history as an anti-choice fanatic to appear more moderate on social issues—a necessary move to win the Colorado Senate race. The biggest obstacle was his long-standing support...
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Score one for the tabloid press. Josh Duggar, the eldest son of the creepy super-fundamentalist clan at the center of the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting, has admitted to charges of molesting multiple underage girls when he was a teenager; he has since stepped...
From: Double X | By: Amanda Marcotte | Friday, May 22, 2015
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More and more anti-choice legislators are fighting against rape exceptions in abortion restrictions out of the supposed concern that women will fake being raped to use them. Image: Shutterstock The post Anti-Choicers Buy Into Myths About Women ‘Crying...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Amanda Marcotte | Friday, May 22, 2015
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For a certain kind of centrist liberal who is hyper-vigilant about the re-emergence of '90s-era "political correctness," the phrase trigger warning can be a little triggering. In theory, trigger warnings are merely little content notes for those who...
From: Double X | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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While the Internet debates the gender politics of Westeros, real-life state legislatures continue a war on women. Third place in DoubleX's latest Worst State of the Week honors goes to Pennsylvania, where Republican legislators backed a resolution...
From: Double X | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Columbia student and performance artist Emma Sulkowicz added one more chapter to her now internationally famous piece "Carry That Weight" when she and a group of four friends lugged a mattress across the stage during Columbia's commencement on Tuesday....
From: Slate | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Some very dedicated (aren’t they all, though?) rape apologist has been hanging signs around New York City accusing Emma Sulkowicz, of mattress-carrying fame, of being a “pretty little liar”. The signs, with their Red Pill-style sexual hang-ups...
From: The Raw Story | By: Amanda Marcotte | Friday, May 22, 2015
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One way you can tell that people are starting from a conclusion and arguing backwards is when they bust out the everything-and-the-kitchen-sink strategy: Trying a bunch of different arguments in hopes that one “sticks” and justifies a conclusion...
From: The Raw Story | By: Amanda Marcotte | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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