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 Each week, I’ll be posting a list of the most news-worthy and/or inspirational, informative, well-written, thought-provoking, and/or unique posts of the week. While every post and every contributor is valuable to our community, these are the blogs that I feel are must-reads.

February 12- February 18

Stats this week: 26 posts by 17 writers

If you educate a woman, you educate a woman- by Moonlight

Inside this post:

Will we only educate a woman because the nation needs her? Or must we educate womankind for the same reason we educate men? When we engage in overstatements, oversimplification, and obfuscation, we endanger the very cause we are fighting for, EQUALITY.

Religious “Freedom” to Deny Women Health Care: The Ham Sandwich Defense- by Amplify_Staff

Inside this post:

By comparing coverage for a major public health intervention to a law mandating that kosher delis serve pork, Bishop Lori revealed just how out of touch the USCCB and the religio-patriarchy writ large are with the needs and rights of women to live as normal human beings, and profoundly trivialized the experiences of women who struggle to manage their fertility, their health, and the well-being of themselves and their families.

The Rest of the Story Behind the Picture – Our Girls Deserve Better- by AFY_Sarah

Inside this post:

When the female members of Congress from the minority felt they had to walk out of the “farce” of a hearing, we as a society told our girls that even in 2012, your bodies are still politicized in ways that generations before thought they had resolved.

Thank you to everyone who posted a blog this week! You are part of what makes this community great!

~ Samantha
Community Editor

My posts this week:
Debating BC as absurd as debating Inter-Racial Marriage
In Response: 25 Points of Contention with a Humorous Homophobe