It looks like there's a story behind the thoughts of a Phoenix mother who admitted to killing her 6-day-old girl because she "had too many kids already."Perhaps it's what that mother, Nina Koistinen, learned at the Laestadian Lutheran "Church" -- some would reach for the word cult -- which people fa ... More >>
An undercover video by pro-life activists released today shows clinic workers in Phoenix and Tucson agreeing to violate a year-old state law that prohibits gender-based abortions.
In the video (below), an activist explains to "Barb" at the Camelback Family Planning clinic in Phoenix that she wants ... More >>
Of some of the more controversial ideas tossed around the Arizona Legislature, the "birther" bill is the most popular to voters, according to a poll.The Morrison Institute for Public Policy quizzed Arizona voters on five of the more controversial bills brought up by the right-hand side of the Legisl ... More >>
Abortion still seems to be a top priority for Governor Jan Brewer and the Legislature, as the governor announced the signing of yet another bill that's not making Planned Parenthood happy at all.The governor signed House Bill 2800 into law late last week, which described in the broadest sense by the ... More >>
Amid heavy dissent from the public over Arizona's bill allowing employers to drop coverage for contraception in their health care plans if they have "religious objections," House Bill 2625 was voted down by the Senate late last month.Thanks to those gems of procedure in the Arizona Legislature, Sena ... More >>
Republicans. I know some of them are sane here in Sand Land, but you wouldn't know it by their wingnutty hijinks in the state Legislature this year, where they've placed a birther-bill, a late-term abortion ban and a state-funded border militia ahead of doing anything to aid the economy, bring jobs ... More >>
The Arizona Senate is currently considering a bill that would keep all of the existing
prescription drug coverage for any medications your doctor prescribes for you, unless it's contraception.It's been the law in Arizona since 2003 that prescription contraception is treated just like any other m ... More >>
The Arizona Senate is currently considering a bill -- which has already been passed by the House -- that would keep all of the existing prescription drug coverage you're getting through your employer or health insurance company... if you're a dude.If you're a woman, and Jesus or a similar figure ... More >>
Behold, sluts! You can now combine your love of live music with your desire to get the government to cover your floozy behavior.
Just kidding. Sort of. On March 15, those of you who aren't at Radiohead can visit Crescent Ballroom with Crash Coordinates, French Girls, Chicano Power Revival, Barefo ... More >>
If you live in a rural part of Arizona and want to get an abortion, best of luck to you -- new abortion laws that pro-choice advocates say will make it extremely difficult for people in the boonies to get an abortion go into effect today, compliments of the Arizona state Legislature and Governor ... More >>
www.persephonemagazine.comDisclaimer: whatever Senator Jon Kyl says is "not intended to be a factual statement."As the United States government creeped closer to shutting down on Friday because far-right-wing-nuts don't like abortion, Senator Jon Kyl took to the Senate floor to give a less-than-" ... More >>
The Big Dance finally started an hour or so ago, with Florida and BYU going at it in Oklahoma City.
We're here at work, occasionally (really) checking the scores on the Internet, just like millions of other March Madness junkies.
We already are rethinking our Final Four picks of Ka ... More >>