Archive for March 20th, 2012
With the controversial debate over free birth control and crazy new proposed laws that target women’s reproductive health, it’s easy to feel like women are coming under attack lately. Now, some female politicians are firing back—by targeting men’s rights.
Fed up with women’s rights repeatedly being targeted, some female lawmakers in six states are working to crack down on men’s sexual and reproductive rights.
Some of our favorites:
* An amendment in Oklahoma proposes that it be stipulated that semen can only be ejaculated in a woman’s vagina. That means, if the law passed, it would be illegal in Oklahoma for men to masturbate. The law states that the act of ejaculating outside a woman’s vagina “shall be interpreted and construed as an action against an unborn child.”
* A bill in Georgia would prohibit men from getting vasectomies because, as the bill says, “Thousands of children are deprived of birth in this state every year because of the lack of state regulation over vasectomies.”
* A bill in Virginia (which has already been shot down) proposed that men be required to get a rectal exam and cardiac stress test before they could get a prescription for an erectile-dysfunction drug like Viagra. They would also need to get a certificate from one of their recent sexual partners that states that they’re experiencing problems with erectile dysfunction, as well as be required to see a sex therapist before they can get a prescription.
The chance of any of these laws getting passed is pretty much zero, but the female lawmakers behind them created these propositions to make a point: If you target our sexual and reproductive health, we’ll go after yours.
All we can say is, Karma, she is a bitch.
Would you vote for any of these laws?
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March 20th, 1888 - Start of the Sherlock Holmes Adventure, “A Scandal in Bohemia”
IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY:
You want to get on in the world but you also want to help other people. Can the two aims be combined? Of course they can and if you think about it on your birthday you will soon see how it can be done. Everyone wins!
ARIES (March 21 – April 20):
With the sun moving into your birth sign this is the perfect time to let go of all those things that are holding you back. Whether they be physical, mental or emotional, the fact is you no longer need them.
TAURUS (April 21 – May 21):
You will find yourself up against someone today who is at best unhelpful and at worst downright hostile. Do you back off or do you fight? Only you can decide. What does your gut instinct tell you?
GEMINI (May 22 – June 21):
You may not be able to get your own way today but is that really a bad thing? As the sun moves into the friendship area of your chart group activities will become more important. To succeed you will have to share.
CANCER (June 22 – July 23):
You are determined to prove yourself, and you will. The sun’s transit of the career angle of your chart today will remind you of all those ambitions you somehow allowed to slip by. Yes, of course there’s still time.
LEO (July 24 – Aug. 23):
The sun moves in your favour today, making it easier to develop your own ideas and your own way of doing things – and without stirring up (too much) opposition. Be courageous. Be creative. Be yourself.
VIRGO (Aug. 24 – Sept. 23):
Check the small print carefully today, especially when dealing with matters that could have a long-term effect on your wealth. Don’t take anything on trust. Sometimes, like now, it can pay to be a bit suspicious.
LIBRA (Sept. 24 – Oct. 23):
The effort you have put into a project of some kind has not been wasted, even though you don’t appear to have made much progress. You can still make a success of it, but not on your own. Partner up with someone.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24 – Nov. 22):
By all means set yourself a new target today but don’t make it so way out there that failure is more likely than not. You may be a Scorpio but that does not make you Superman. Recognize and accept your limits.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23 – Dec. 21):
If you are too critical of a friend or colleague today you might turn them against you, so keep that wagging Sag tongue of yours under control! If you must say something, make it something inspirational or motivational.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 – Jan. 20):
If you find yourself at odds with someone you live or work with today it might be best to back off and let them have the last word. Your ego is big enough to take it – and, of course, you know you’re right anyway!
AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 – Feb. 19):
If someone offers to do you a favour today make sure you know what they expect of you in return. There will, of course, be something, even if they swear they are doing it out of the goodness of their heart.
PISCES (Feb. 20 – Mar. 20):
Keep your standards high today. If you get the chance to make some money in a way that is not entirely in line with your principles you would be wise to turn it down. There are many ways to be rich.