1) The GOP is trying to kill women. No I'm not kidding. Thankfully, it looks like Obama will have our backs, but that's still incredibly terrifying.
2) And as everyone is talking about, intimate partner violence is now legal in Topeka. WTF.
I don't have a lot to say about these things. I feel I can let them speak for themselves. Besides, I'm super stressed out of my mind lately with about 100 troubling things going on in my personal/professional life. So, call this a half assed attempt at staying up to date.
In trying to remember to take care of myself first, I probably won't be writing as much in general until mid November, and then maybe even through the new year. Of course, as the occasional discussion/anger/question/laugh pops up, I'll be sure to share.
Until then, at least follow the advice given at Feministing, and contact your representative against the legislation in point #1:
Here’s how: Call (202) 224-3121 and ask for your Representative–you can call 24 hours a day and leave a message if the staff is not in the office. You can also email them here. If you’re not sure who your Rep is, click here to find out.