On this episode of Reality Cast, Amanda Marcotte talks to Kathryn Joyce about her new book on evangelicals and adoption. Anti-choicers start a disinformation campaign around the case of Kermit Gosnell and Virginia passes new regulations to shut down safe, legal clinics.
Leslie Morgan Steiner gave a really good, 16 minute TED Talk on why victims of domestic violence struggle to leave. She explained the usual reason, such as being in denial and being afraid of being murdered, but here are some points you may not have heard before.
Something to think about when you see all those so-called “men’s rights activists” angling to make it harder for women to move, to maintain custody, or to demanding the right to sue their ex-wives over and over and over again in an attempt to reduce child support. Many of them aren’t seeking fairness or justice, but are looking for excuses to continue controlling a woman who left them because of their violence.