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Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. She's on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.
Destroying Roe v. Wade: Ohio's 'Unconscionable' Heartbeat Bill Is 'Designed to Punish Women'
Posted on: Dec 7, 2016, Source: Salon
The GOP's bill, which goes to the desk of Gov. Kasich, was the obsession of right-to-life activists in the state.
Texas Will Now Require Funeral Services Whenever a Woman Has an Abortion or a Miscarriage
Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: Salon
Conservatives in the state want to make sure women are punished for failing to give birth.
Now Trump Gets the Supreme Court — and the Damage May Be Irreversible
Posted on: Nov 27, 2016, Source: Salon
Conservatives cared about the court this year, while many liberals didn't. The damage will last for generations.
Being Led by an Outright Conspiracy Theorist Like Donald Trump Puts Us All in Danger
Posted on: Nov 22, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump is paranoid and vindictive, and there's a very real threat that his policies will be sculpted by his ego.
Trump Is a Real Threat to Women—but It Will Be Tougher to Eliminate Abortion Rights Than He Thinks
Posted on: Nov 15, 2016, Source: Salon
He'll face legal obstacles, but there are clear reasons to keep fighting.
The Misogyny Apocalypse: Turns out Being White and Male Counts for More Than Intelligence, Grace or Decency
Posted on: Nov 9, 2016, Source: Salon
It was unimaginable that America would self-destruct rather than elect a female president. But that's what happened.
Why Trump Would Likely Turn the White House into His Fantasy Harem
Posted on: Nov 2, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump built his business around judging, marketing and leering at women. How would he approach the presidency?
Hillary Clinton Is an Actual Feminist: She Met Trump's Misogyny Head on, Without Apology
Posted on: Oct 20, 2016, Source: Salon
Instead of going cautious and playing it safe, Clinton leaned hard toward feminism in the final debate with Trump.
Why Trump's Hateful Orange Mug Is Wrecking Our National Libido
Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: Salon
It's tough to get in the mood for love when the election talk is all about sexual violence, fear and hatred.
Are Women People?
Posted on: Oct 14, 2016, Source: Salon
This election has given misogynists the gall to consider repealing the 19th amendment.
Why Hillary's Ground Game to Deliver Votes Could Be Decisive
Posted on: Oct 5, 2016, Source: Salon
Activist groups target women and Latinos with a get-out-the-vote campaign modeled on Obama's 2008 and 2012 wins.
It’s Science, Stupid: Why Do Trump Supporters Believe so Many Things That Are Crazy and Wrong?
Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: Salon
Science can explain why Trump supporters believe so many things that are demonstrably false.
Donald Trump Is Every Woman's Workplace Nightmare: Debate With Hillary Clinton Was a Crash Course in Everyday Sexism
Posted on: Sep 27, 2016, Source: Salon
Donald Trump, conservative pundits and even Chuck Todd exposed some ugly male insecurities Monday night.
Trump's Racist Ruse: His Farcical Outreach to Black Voters Is Just White Supremacy in Disguise
Posted on: Sep 25, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump's speeches this week had a common theme: African Americans don't deserve the same rights as whites.
Yeah, There’s a Difference: Wells Fargo Scandal Is Another Reminder That We Can’t Afford Trump and the GOP
Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump has promised to destroy the agency that uncovered Wells Fargo's abuses; Clinton has vowed to bolster it
Clinton's Health Is a Barely Disguised Way for Conservatives to Wallow in Bigotry
Posted on: Sep 13, 2016, Source: Salon
The Clinton health hysteria is about painting women as too fragile to hold office.
A Modest Proposal: Trump Has It All Wrong, to Prevent Crime, We Need to Do Some 'Extreme Vetting' of Men
Posted on: Sep 3, 2016, Source: Salon
If we need a police state to stop crime, the target shouldn't be immigrants but those committing the most crimes: men.
Porn Addiction: The Christian Right's Latest Quack Crusade Is No Excuse for Trading in Child Pornography
Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: Salon
There's no evidence that millions of men are addicted to porn, whatever the desperate Christian right claims.
They Want to Destroy Leslie Jones: Harassment Targeting 'Ghostbusters' Star Exposes the Ugliness Driving the New Right
Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: Salon
The attacks against Jones lay bare the resentments fueling what is euphemistically known as the "alt-right."
Trump's Favorite Combo of Sexism and Racism is on Display with Comments on Merkel... and Hillary
Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump can't stop himself from constant knee jerk blather about women leaders and immigration.
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