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The War on Sex: The Contraception Controversy's Hidden Agenda

Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D. | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D.

The Republicans and other social conservatives arguing for contraception and abortion restrictions may reject Limbaugh's phrasing, but they are nevertheless supporting policies that, as one Alabama legislator put it, are "designed to humiliate women."

Laura Bassett

Barack Obama Comments On Rush Limbaugh, The 'War On Women' | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama weighed in on what many have characterized as the "War on Women" in a press conference Tuesday, criticizing Rush Limbaugh for h...

It's Time for a Cease-fire in the U.S. Moral Civil War During the 2012 Presidential Election

Steven Kurlander | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

I don't know about you, but I am really worn from this circular morality shoot out which further splits an already too distracted and divided nation.

Herman Cain Addresses Sandra Fluke Controversy

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

Herman Cain doesn't think Rush Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluke a "slut" will negatively impact the Republican party in the 2012 elections. "No, I don...

'Slut' Limbaugh and the Virgin Queen

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
Elizabeth Gregory

Newsflash: it's not 1558 or even 1958. A woman doesn't have to be a virgin or a wife to be respected, any more than a man's value as a citizen is defined by his sexual activity or marital status.

Long Time Coming: Why Rush Limbaugh Must Go

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Christine Pelosi

As free marketeer Rush Limbaugh is finding out, the entertainment value of sliming people isn't what it used to be. Sandra Fluke was the last straw. Enough is enough.

Axelrod: Romney 'Cowardly' On Limbaugh Response

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

Senior Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod weighed in Wednesday on the Rush Limbaugh-Sandra Fluke controversy, calling Mitt Romney's response to t...

Rush Rage: Sting of the S-Word

Lauren Ashburn | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Lauren Ashburn

What is it with you that you think it's okay to call a woman you never met who is standing up for what she believes a vulgar name?

Help Meryl Streep (and Other Iron Ladies) Teach Rush Limbaugh a Lesson

Keli Goff | Posted 05.06.2012 | Women
Keli Goff

March happens to be Women's History Month. While we all know that for the next month we can look forward to occasional references to our country's greatest women, you may not know that we still don't have a national museum to honor the contributions of women.

More And More Limbaugh Sponsors Pull Out Of Show

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media

The steady stream of advertisers fleeing Rush Limbaugh's radio show continued on Monday and Tuesday, as a barrage of new companies announced they woul...

Radio Stations Drop Limbaugh's Show Over Sandra Fluke Comments

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media

Two radio stations announced Monday that they have dropped Rush Limbaugh's show from their stations in the wake of the talk show host's offensive comm...

Ron Dicker

Rush Limbaugh Sponsor Explains Why It's Sticking By Its Man | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

He said he's sorry, didn't he? One sponsor that's sticking with Rush Limbaugh spoke out Monday. LifeLock, the anti-identify theft outfit, said it w...

Take Two

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


Should Sandra Fluke Sue Rush Limbaugh?

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media
Jeff Norman

It would be a terrible mistake for Fluke to sue Limbaugh, as she says she might do. Fluke would have to emphasize how harmful it is to be branded as sexually active, which would undermine her status as an advocate for contemporary women. The other problem is that Fluke has no case.

Faux-Apology Not Accepted: Fire Rush Limbaugh for His Hateful Misogyny

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

The entire planet has spent the last two hundred years coming to terms with the implications of race and class on society. Now some people are having the dawning realization that gender is salient, too.

NInth Advertiser Pulls Commercials From Rush Limbaugh's Radio Show

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh's mouth is taking a bite out of his wallet. Nine advertisers and a radio station in Hawaii dropped his show after he call...

Max J. Rosenthal

Female Veterans Want Rush Off Military Airwaves | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Already facing the loss of numerous advertisers over his derogatory remarks about Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke, Rush Limbaugh may...

Amanda Terkel

Missouri Lawmakers Honor Rush Limbaugh With Bust In Statehouse | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Hall of Famous Missourians in the Missouri State Capitol is filled with the busts of famous people from the Show-Me State. There are...

Famed Musician Up In Arms Over Limbaugh Attack

Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

Musician Peter Gabriel has moved to withdraw his work from Rush Limbaugh's radio show after discovering that one of his songs was played during the co...

Why Extreme Right-Wing Views on Contraception Will Backfire if Progressives Fight

June Carbone | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
June Carbone

The war on contraception is not new. What is new is that the consequences are finally becoming visible to women who vote.

Rush Limbaugh Speaks Out About Sandra Fluke Comments

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.05.2012 | Media

After issuing a rare public apology, Rush Limbaugh addressed the firestorm surrounding his offensive attack on law student Sandra Fluke on his Monday ...

Sandra Fluke Responds To Limbaugh's Apology

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University law school student at the heart of the debate over contraception, dismissed Rush Limbaugh's apology for callin...

Why It is Important That Sandra Fluke Sue Limbaugh (and O'Reilly?) for Defamation

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Sandra Fluke should pursue a lawsuit against Rush Limbaugh. The right-wing's echo chamber has enabled them to attack personally private citizens and public figures with impunity, explaining, dissembling, trivializing and overwhelming decent discourse.

Laura Bassett

AOL Suspends Advertising From Rush Limbaugh Show | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- AOL, the parent company of The Huffington Post, has become the eighth advertiser to pull its money from Rush Limbaugh's syndicated radio...

WATCH: Don Imus Excoriates Rush Limbaugh

Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

Fox Business host Don Imus harshly criticized Rush Limbaugh on Monday for issuing what he called a "lame apology" after his "vile, personal attack" on...