Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Friday a bill blocking all state funds from Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers (because, you know, that’s working out so well for Texas …). The Republican-backed bill, delightfully named the “Whole Women’s Health Funding Priority Act,” would cut off funding for family planning and gynecological health services provided by any organization that also performs abortions, even though such organizations are already prohibited from using government money to fund abortion services. More
In Arizona yesterday, lawmakers passed three anti-abortion bills, including one that bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy; one to prohibit lawsuits against doctors who withhold info from pregnant women; and one mandating how school curriculums must address the topic of unwanted pregnancies. More
And the controversy over a woman’s right to obtain birth control from her health insurance continues. Except this time it’s not Rush Limbaugh or any other man making the ridiculous statement of the day–it’s a woman. That’s right, Arizona Republican, Debbie Lesko says that employers should have the right to pry into our sexual lives and ask exactly why we use birth control. What’s worse, employers could potentially fire a woman using birth control for non-medical reasons.
Forever 21, the clothing shop known for its stylish, cheap, and arguably disposable clothing aimed at the 21-and-under set is introducing a new maternity line, “Love 21″. They’ll be launching it in five states – Texas, Utah, Alaska, Arizona and … More
Because you go on trial starting August 31 for manslaughter charges stemming from the deaths of Kirby Brown, James Shore, and Liz Neuman in last October’s Sedona Sweat Lodge tragedy.
King of the Jungle. Simba. For dinner? A restaurant in Mesa, Arizona, is starting to serve lion burgers this week. African Lions, that are apparently raised on a farm in Illinois, will be made into one-third-pound burgers, and served for … More