In 2007, Rick Perry signed an executive order mandating HPV vaccines for all girls entering the sixth grade. While he’s stood behind this decision for years, he began back-peddling as soon as he began running for president. While we may never know what Perry really thinks about HPV, STDs, and prevention, a close look at this issues shows us what he thinks about campaign contributions.
Rick Perry had a vasectomy. But in his relentless attacks on contraception, and of course, abortion and comprehensive sex education, Perry is doing all he can to reassure his base that many of his fellow Texans will not have the same opportunity to control their childbearing as the Perry family had.
School has begun in earnest for us girls enrolled in the school of politics. So, girlfriends, sit-up straight and pay attention, for these past two school days and nights likely taught us more than we may learn during any other two anytime soon.
At the South Carolina forum Monday, all presidential candidates were asked to weigh in on a federal ban on abortion.
The best way to find out what a Perry presidency would look like for women and social issues writ large? Look at what far-right, conservative, religious and evangelical power players want him to do; whatever it is, he’ll do it.
The Texas governor signs on the dotted line for the Susan B. Anthony List.
The candidacy of presidential contender Texas Governor Rick Perry highlights all the problems with the conservative, anti-sex movement and their investment in theocracy.
Presidential wannabee Texas Gov. Rick Perry says if abstinence doesn’t work, maybe it’s not being “taught right.”
Protecting girls from cervical cancer was a mistake, according to the presidential contender.
The newly announced presidential candidate is now reminding everyone of his anti-choice chops.