Happy International Woman's Day : I told you- the same WI male politicians who are oppressing animals want to do the same thing to women
But three more votes to attack women's health.
The Wisconsin Republicans have spent the entire legislative session taking away the rights of women.
They defunded Planned Parenthood and took away women's access to cancer screenings and birth control.
They repealed the state's Pay Equity law and took away women's right to equal pay for equal work.
"The law was enacted in 2009 for victims of pay discrimination to plead their case in the less-expensive Circuit Court System (with stiffer penalties for employers) rather than suffer a likely loss in federal court -- if they could even get their cases heard at all according to strict federal guidelines."
And they even tried to legally define "personhood" from the moment of fertilization and take away a woman's right to safe legal abortion in Wisconsin, no exceptions.
Next week Tuesday, March 13, the Assembly Republicans will be voting on a bill to further restrict access to abortion and interfere in the doctor-patient relationship.
They will be voting to take away private insurance coverage for abortion care.
And they will be voting to end comprehensive sex education in Wisconsin
DEMONSTRATE IN PROTEST
At the same time they are trashing our ability to control our reproduction, one of these misogynists has introduced a bill to Classify Single ParenthoodAs Child Abuse - Glenn Grothman, R-West Bend
Section 1. 48.982 (2) (g) 2. of the statutes is amended to read: 48.982 (2) (g) 2. Promote statewide educational and public awareness campaigns and materials for the purpose of developing public awareness of the problems of child abuse and neglect. In promoting those campaigns and materials, the board shall emphasize nonmarital parenthood as a contributing factor to child abuse and neglect.
Section 2. 48.982 (2) (g) 4. of the statutes is amended to read: 48.982 (2) (g) 4. Disseminate information about the problems of and methods of preventing child abuse and neglect to the public and to organizations concerned with those problems. In disseminating that information, the board shall emphasize nonmarital parenthood as a contributing factor to child abuse and neglect.
The males fight for custody so they do not have to pay child support and take the first available woman who volunteers as a live in babysitter with benefits. Women are looking for economic support and help with child care. Neither sex investigates the childhood discipline experienced by the live in lover before they move in together.
We have a right to demand that parents protect their children from abuse. But we also can question Grothman’s motives and how he will use this new law. He has a bad track record having authored the bill that revoked equal pay for equal work.
He probably hunts with dogs and uses traps. Sadism personified.
Yes, Grothman (never married-no children) has, as usual, a bunch of ass kissing Aunt Toms to carry out his dirty work against women. I will not name them. They are beneath contempt.
Grothman isn't just some fringe nut-job. He's the assistant majority leader and a staunch ally of Gov. Scott Walker.
Unlike Walker, Grothman is not up for recall because activists were unable to get enough signatures. State Rep. Donald Pridemore (R-Hartford) co-sponsored the bill. (He is not up for recall either.)
Women Watch, Women Rally, Women Vote: Mad as Hell Rally
Tuesday, March 13
State Capitol, Madison (STATE ST STEPS)
Bring your friends, your signs, your pink t-shirts, your voice
Join us as we say NO to taking away access to birth control. Say no to denying access to lifesaving cancer screenings. Say no to taking away comprehensive sex education from Wisconsin youth. And as we say no to restricting access to abortion.
Thank you, as always, for your ongoing support of Planned Parenthood and the women, men, and teens who rely on us to protect their rights to affordable health care. You are amazing.
Jill Filipovic, - Why I’m Pro-Choice
"I am pro-choice because I believe women’s lives matter.
I am pro-choice because I think women themselves are the best people to decide when and if they get pregnant, give birth, and raise children.
I am pro-choice because I believe that the right to control your own reproduction is a fundamental right, and is protected both under our Constitution and basic human rights ideals — and I believe that fundamental right includes the right to prevent pregnancy, the right to get pregnant, the right to carry a pregnancy to term, and the right to terminate a pregnancy.
I am pro-choice because I believe that if we outlaw a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy, there is no legal argument against forcing a woman to terminate a pregnancy, or disallowing certain people from reproducing.
I am pro-choice because I do not believe that anyone should be subject totalitarian laws which impose unwanted occupations on certain classes of people.
I am pro-choice because I don’t believe that women should be legally compelled to maintain another life at the expense of her own wishes, her body, her health, or even her life.
I am pro-choice because I don’t believe that women’s bodies should be used against our will.
I am pro-choice because I believe that compulsory pregnancy and childbirth is immoral, cruel, and flies in the face of basic notions of freedom, liberty, and human rights.
I am pro-choice because I believe that forcing women to carry pregnancies against their will is involuntary servitude.
I am pro-choice because I believe that children should be wanted, their entrances into the world joyous occasions — that they should never be considered punishment.
I am pro-choice because I want women to be physically and emotionally healthy.
I am pro-choice because I don’t believe that pregnancy should be a punishment (or, as anti-choicers say, a "consequence") of sex.
I am pro-choice because I realize that my rights to birth control, to have children, to make my own decisions, to be a fully autonomous human being all hinge on my very basic ability to decide when and if I reproduce.