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    100 years ago, 3 years ago: the war on women continues. Virginia police in full riot gear with machine guns showed up at a women's rights protest at the Virginia State Capitol. Hundreds of people were protesting a new amendment that passed that Virginia House that would require women to have an ultrasound before having an abortion. 31 people were arrested.

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      You've Cat to be Kitten Me Right Meow

      I feel quite stupid for asking, but why were they against the ultrasound being done?

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      You've Cat to be Kitten Me Right Meow

      Nevermind, I did some research on it. I had just assumed that the ultrasound was a medically necessary part of the procedure, but apparently it's just an intimidation tactic.

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      Yeah, it's so that you realize that the fetus is more important than you and decide, right then, to go through with the pregnancy. I can't believe it's become law in so many states.

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      You've Cat to be Kitten Me Right Meow

      I can't believe it either. I mean, abortion is legal. The point is to give women the freedom of the choice; making these laws to try to get women to change their minds is just ridiculous. It reminds me of a quote I read a while back: "If you can't trust me with a choice, how could you trust me with a baby?"

    Happy Women's Equity Day, pinners! I'm taking today to pin a woman that inspires me and encourage you to do the same. This is not a trained activist, not a public figure, but a woman who took a stand when she saw an anti-abortion protest outside a clinic where women were trying to receive care.

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      Jessica Zimmer

      She was also pregnant WIN!!! :)

    Sunday: MURDER. This is one of my favourites. Also, if you own a cat, put a bell or a coloured bib on that thing to give the prey a head start.

    Cats Love Murder - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

    Me. It was me.

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      Maren Johnson

      I am the one who dusts.

    "Stickwork" by Patrick Dougherty. Or, what happens when you live in a house with women who have long hair.

    Patrick Dougherty

    You should repin the #lastwords campaign by journalist Shirin Barghi, which shows the last recorded words spoken by unarmed African Americans shot by police. Kenneth Chamberlain, a retired marine, was 68 when he accidentally pressed his MedicAlert necklace from his home. Police broke down his door, tasered him twice, then shot him dead. The autopsy showed Kenneth's arms were at his sides. No criminal charges were made against police officers involved and they're still working as officers today.

    #LastWords: A Tribute to Men Killed by Police -

    Hoo set the dryer to fluff cycle?

    13 More Animals That Terrify Me

    Protesting is a great calorie burn.

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    You get a marriage! And you get a marriage! EVERYONE GETS A MARRIAGE! #marriageequality #civilrights

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    This is why the flag offends me. I think Pinterest should really get rid of all of the Confederate DIY. If you agree, repin.

    50 Years Ago Today, Black Students Desegregate Alabama's Schools
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      Michelle Tye

      This offends me. This picture should be removed.

    • Stephanie Virsu
      Stephanie Virsu

      some people use the flag wrong. the flag is for states rights. it was never ment to be for hate.

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      There are many other confederate flags to choose from, ones that haven't been co-opted by racist bigots.

    “I guess if I’d had any sense, I’d have been a little scared – but what was the point of being scared? The only thing they could do was kill me, and it kinda seemed like they’d been trying to do that a little bit at a time since I could remember.” - Spoken by Fannie Lou Hamer, a civil rights leader, on why she put her life in danger when she volunteered to register to vote. An inspiration today for women to become true democratic citizens: protesting, vocal activists who take charge.

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    The perfect response to the usual, "but what about meeeeeeee?"

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    I just wanted to go on record saying that Peggy Olson is a bad bitch.

    Mad Style: Lost Horizon | Tom & Lorenzo Fabulous & Opinionated

    This makes a good addition to any politics or DIY board, right?

    We're All Mad Here - Green - Alice in Wonderland 11x17 Risograph Art Poster - Ed. of 10, Printed in Toronto, Perfect Gift for Mad Hatters
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      Honey Laura


    3/4 heartwarming, 1/4 hilarious.

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    On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history. Activism, offline: it works.

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    This sequel to Joaquin Phoenix's Her would definitely be awesome; it's as Anne as the nose on plain's face.

    The 6 Funniest Parodies of the Oscar-Nominated "Her"
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      😂 this made my day! Egg!

    With no water in California (thanks, climate change + water wasting!) there will soon be no cheap fruit and vegetables for the USA. Start your own vegetable garden in unused space on your front lawn, or consider switching from a thirsty grass lawn to a clover lawn. At the very least, you'll be luckier.

    Starting a Vegetable Garden - Weed 'em & Reap

    Happy Earth Day, pinners! I hope today we'll all be pinspired to switch from bottled water to tap, from disposable coffee cups to a thermos, and overall from treating the earth like an endless resource to one whose limits are very real.

    Best Kid’s Books to Celebrate Earth Day

    What an excellent t-shirt. Thank you, New Girl! #racetalksnacks

    Feminist Rant | HUMAN

    Happy Easter, pinners! Wishing you all a wonderful spring filled with rapping bunnies and patterns that are not chevron.

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    One grumpy cat post per month is okay, right? Any less than that and I go into severe withdrawal.

    ROFL - Best Funny Joke Pic! - Jokes R Us

    Human overpopulation (10 billion by 2050!) = habitat destruction = frog death = MOSQUITOES + SPIDERS EVERYWHERE. SPIDERPOCALYPSE. Do your part before the summer beings and keep your carbon (frog-destroying) footprint down. Over the next few months before bug season, please, for me, avoid all urges to buy a house in the suburbs on former farm land or forest, choose an electric car over a Hummer, and maybe don't have that third child. Because I hate spiders. I cannot with spiders.

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    Before Cheryl Strayed hiked part of the Pacific Crest Trail in California, Robyn Davidson hiked some of the most impossible desert in the world in Australia - at the dawn of second wave feminism, with a small army of camels. Like Strayed, the trip helped Davidson deal with the loss of her mother and family. A must read book, and the 2013 movie adaptation is amazing.

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    You have your favourite glitter balloons, I have mine.

    Jerk Balloons, Novelty Balloons with Mean-Spirited Messages