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Friday Femorandum: Good News Day

Justice Mary Yu became the first openly gay justice on the Washington State Supreme Court!

In Pennsylvania: Marriage equality.

In Oregon: Marriage equality.

Running your campaign on defunding the Affordable Care Act is “much harder now that Obamacare is up and running.”

Why is Michelle Nunn, EMILY’s List-approved pro-choice Democratic candidate for Senate in Georgia, running on a similar platform?

RH Reality Check investigates sellers on Amazon allegedly offering Plan B for $17.

Subpoenaed: The Oregon state health exchange, by the federal government.

Here on the blog, we covered volunteer and intern stories, why the radical right is so mad at Emily Letts, informed consent, and Nellie Bly.

“The artist is very edgy.” That’s what Kathryn Stuard, conservative donor and Greg Abbott supporter, told the San Antonio Express-News yesterday when asked why she commissioned an artist to make these very gross “Abortion Barbie” posters in Los Angeles.

Here’s why abortion waiting periods are insulting to women.

This week, Cosmopolitan reported that despite Massachusetts’ groundbreaking new law against shackling pregnant prisoners while they give birth, the practice still goes unregulated elsewhere in the US.

In related news, Cosmopolitan continues to surprise us by providing great coverage of reproductive rights legislation.

“The projected growth in jobs that are historically low-wage and female-dominated, and women’s disproportionate share of these jobs, makes addressing the scheduling challenges in these jobs a necessary step for promoting women’s equality and opportunity in the workforce.” Elizabeth Warren takes on the unfair scheduling practices of many low-wage jobs.

In related news, our feminist killjoy of the week is Elizabeth Warren.

Have the best weekend.

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