GOP Practising Vagina Politics

GOP "government so small it fits in your uterus". Remember when these people said they were all about jobs, jobs, jobs? What they failed to mention was that the jobs were to be ultrasound techs willing to preform procedures against a woman's will and Vagina Police. On Thursday, the Senate took up an amendment proposed by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) … [Read more...]

Conscience vs Care

George W Bush started his presidential term by issuing "an executive order to stop federal funds to international health organizations that provide abortion services or counseling(sic)." Having opened on the world stage he is closing on the homefront by enacting the 'Conscience Rule' Under the rule, any worker involved in the delivery of … [Read more...]

On Cake-Having, Cake-Eating

The regina mom asks: What is it with the Conservatives in Ottawa? They can’t seem to leave women alone, have to keep at it, have to continue to attack women’s hard-won rights! Are they afraid of our power or something? First, they nailed Status of Women Canada which forced the doors of many women’s organizations across the country to close. … [Read more...]


We at Birth Pangs have been wrestling with 'conscience'. Not ours. Ours are fine, thank you. (Er, except for that evening a few weeks ago, when one of us had a tad too much to drink and took her father-in-law to task for the unequal distribution of wealth in Canada, and well, pretty much the whole world. But she apologized for that.) What we've … [Read more...]