Popular feminist blog Feministing.com is in the running for several Blogger’s Choice Awards, including the Best Blog of All Time and the Best Political Blog, for which it currently ranks in the top three. The winners of the awards, determined by popular vote, will be announced at the blog conference PostieCon in Las Vegas, NV on November 10.
Jessica Valenti, 28, started the blog because, “Young women are rarely given the opportunity to speak on their own behalf on issues that affect their lives and futures,” according to the site. "Feministing provides a platform for us to comment, analyze and influence."
7/30/2014 Fifth Circuit Court Rules In Favor Of Mississippi's Last Clinic - Mississippi's last remaining abortion clinic will remain open after a the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction against HB 1390, the Mississippi TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) law requiring abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at area hospitals.
Had the court not upheld the lower federal's court's injunction, HB 1390 would have shuttered Jackson Women's Health Organization (JWHO), the state's only comprehensive reproductive health center. . . .