'The Boehner Killers' Bowl for Abortion Dollars

During the month of April, 25 groups from the National Network of Abortion Funds will sponsor the second annual bowl-a-thon in their communities to offer direct financial support to women who want abortions but cannot pay for them. The Network consists of 100 funds in 40 states, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Each year it raises $3 million and disperses the funds to over 21,000 women who would otherwise not be able to afford abortion services. Donating to the cause are the writers at feministing.com, a community forum devoted to feminist issues. In their mission statement the editors state "that racism, classism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia and hate speech constitute anti-feminism and have no place on our site." Apparently unaware of the contradiction, they dubbed their bowling team "The Boehner Killers." Speaker of the House John Boehner opposes federal funding for abortions and this is a good enough reason for the uncivil activists to spout hate...(Read Full Post)