MSNBC host wears tampon earrings

MSNBC host wears tampon earrings

MSNBC host wears tampon earrings live on air to protest security measures at Texas abortion bill VIA www.dailymail.co.uk MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry came up with an unusual way to protest against recent abortion legislation in Texas on Sunday morning - by wearing tampons as home-made jewellery. Before the laws were passed on July 12, security at the Texas Capitol in Austin temporarily banned tampons from the building in the fear that abortion rights protestors would hurl them at lawmakers. Harris-Perry drew attention to this on her show, putting the accessorized hygiene products … [Read more...]

Obama Still Supports Abortions At 20 Weeks

Obama Still Supports Abortions At 20 Weeks

Late term abortions appear to be the one issue Obama has always stood his ground on. By Susan Davis, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House of Representatives approved a far-reaching bill to ban a woman's ability to seek an abortion after 20 weeks on a mostly party-line 228-196 vote Tuesday It stands no chance of becoming law under the Obama administration. The White House issued a veto threat Monday, calling the bill an "assault on a woman's right to choose." The Democratic Senate also has not scheduled a vote on the legislation. However, House Speaker John Boehner, … [Read more...]