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  • Wendy Davis Wants to Get More Young Women Interested in Politics

    04/25/2016 1:28:18 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    MTV ^ | 4/21/2016 | Jaime Fuller
    It’s been nearly three years since Wendy Davis stood in the Texas State Capitol and filibustered an abortion bill for 11 hours straight, buoyed by her pink sneakers, a back brace, and the knowledge that there were so many women outside the chamber watching her fight and cheering. The bill eventually passed, Davis later lost a gubernatorial bid, and she is now out of politics for the first time in decades. Throughout all of that, however, she’s proven that she’s more than willing to keep trying to get things done — even when the chance of victory seems to be...
  • Wendy Davis is Dedicated to Promoting Abortions With God’s Help: “By God, We Get Back Up”

    04/20/2016 6:41:20 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | April 20, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    Since her humiliating defeat in the 2014 Texas gubernatorial race, Wendy Davis has not backed down from her abortion-fueled fame. On the contrary, she has double downed on her commitment to promoting abortion, referring to advances in the pro-life movement as getting “knocked down, but by God, we can get back up and we fight to see a new day.” Reading Jezebel’s new interview with the pro-abortion Texan, it is clear that getting clobbered in an election does not make Davis any less of a progressive darling. Jezebel lovingly describes Davis during her filibuster of a Texas pro-life law as...
  • Wendy Davis selling lingerie in Estate Sale

    02/26/2016 2:53:18 PM PST · by catfish1957 · 55 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | February 26, 2016 | Kelsey Bradshaw
    AUSTIN — Former gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is putting up a pink pair of Mizuno Wave Rider 17 running shoes, identical to the ones she wore during her 11-hour filibuster over abortion rights in 2013, this Friday and Saturday at her moving sale in Ft. Worth, according the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram. Davis plans to keep her original pair of pink shoes, but an identical pair with an autographed box will be sold at the former senator’s moving sale. Davis is cutting down on her belongings since recently moving to Austin................Her sale has it’s own estate sale listing online and boasts...
  • Wendy Davis selling running shoes, high heels, lingerie

    02/26/2016 3:56:20 AM PST · by tuffydoodle · 35 replies
    Fort Worth Star Telegram ^ | 2/25/16 | Anna M. Tinsley
    FORT WORTH — It’s not often a pair of shoes makes headlines. But the rouge red Mizuno Wave Rider 16 running shoes that state Sen. Wendy Davis wore during an 11-hour filibuster over abortion rights in 2013 dominated news cycles for days. Davis says she’ll never sell the actual pair she wore that day. But an identical pair of those shoes — in a box Davis autographed — is up for sale. The shoes are among the items in a moving sale Friday and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2737 Calder Court, that offers a chance to...
  • 1 In 3 Campaign hosts livestream to promote abortion

    01/19/2016 6:02:12 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | January 19, 2016 | DANNY BURTON
    Today, the 1 In 3 Campaign is hosting a six-hour livestream dedicated to promoting abortion, to celebrate the 43rd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The event, entitled “The 2016 1 In 3 Campaign Abortion Speakout: The People’s Brief,” features politicians including Wendy Davis, Rep. Barbara Lee and Rep. Tim Ryan, and celebrities including Lizz Winstead. Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards is also scheduled to participate. The 1 In 3 Campaign promotes publicizing abortion stories in a positive light. Their pledge, which website visitors are encouraged to sign, states, “I will help build a culture of empathy, justice, and support for...
  • Obama, Davis Ask Supreme Court to Reject Texas Abortion Law

    01/07/2016 12:32:46 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    KUT-FM ^ | January 5, 2016 | Alex Ura, The Texas Tribune
    From the Texas Tribune: Intervening in what could be a landmark decision, the Obama Administration, state and federal lawmakers and medical experts asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to overturn Texas' 2013 abortion law, which could shut down about half of the state's 19 remaining abortion clinics. In 45 amicus briefs filed to the Supreme Court, opponents of the Texas abortion law known as House Bill 2 argued that restrictions under the law are unconstitutional because they impose an undue burden on women seeking abortions and would do little to improve women's health. (AUDIO-AT-LINK) The restrictions "do not serve --...
  • Obama, Davis Ask Supreme Court to Reject Texas Abortion Law

    01/07/2016 12:32:45 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet
    KUT-FM ^ | January 5, 2016 | Alex Ura, The Texas Tribune
    From the Texas Tribune: Intervening in what could be a landmark decision, the Obama Administration, state and federal lawmakers and medical experts asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to overturn Texas' 2013 abortion law, which could shut down about half of the state's 19 remaining abortion clinics. In 45 amicus briefs filed to the Supreme Court, opponents of the Texas abortion law known as House Bill 2 argued that restrictions under the law are unconstitutional because they impose an undue burden on women seeking abortions and would do little to improve women's health. (AUDIO-AT-LINK) The restrictions "do not serve --...
  • The four biggest pro-abortion losers of 2015

    12/31/2015 3:15:55 PM PST · by Morgana
    liveactionnews.org ^ | December 31, 2015 | CASSY FIANO
    2015 was a rough year for the abortion lobby. They saw a huge number of pro-life laws passed. For the first time in history, the Senate — along with the House of Representatives — voted to defund Planned Parenthood. And while the media tried valiantly, they couldn’t close the floodgates of negative information about the abortion industry. But while 2015 was a hard year for everyone in the abortion industry, some definitely had a harder time than others. Here are the four biggest losers in the abortion lobby for 2015. Wendy Davis Hey, remember Wendy Davis? She was crowned the...
  • Late-Term Abortion Activist Wendy Davis to Campaign for Pro-Abortion Hillary Clinton in Iowa

    12/10/2015 12:52:21 PM PST · by Morgana · 15 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | December 10, 2015 | Steven Ertelt
    They say birds of a feather flock together. And the old adage appears to be playing out in Iowa, site of the first presidential caucus, where late-term abortion activist Wendy Davis will campaign for pro-abortion Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Davis’ sole claim to fame is that she filibustered a bill in the Texas legislature that would have banned abortions on unborn babies up to the day of birth. Texas lawmakers eventually defeated her infamous filibuster and passed the pro-life bill, but Davis has since continued her abortion advocacy, raiding money for and speaking on behalf of Planned Parenthood. Now,...
  • NBC Developing Dramedy Inspired By Former Texas Senator Wendy Davis

    10/09/2015 1:22:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | October 8, 2015 | Nellie Andreeva
    Wendy Davis made national headlines in 2013 for filibustering anti-abortion legislation in the Texas Senate. Now the former Democratic state senator is poised for more national attention as the inspiration for a dramedy series in development at NBC. Written by Jennifer Cecil, the untitled project centers on a female Democratic senator who, after losing the Texas governor’s race, gets her world turned upside down. In the vein of The Good Wife, while she pieces her pride back together, she goes to work in the law firm of her best friend — a black male Republican — and discovers that with...
  • NBC Developing 'Dramedy' Based on Wendy Davis

    10/09/2015 8:36:03 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 9, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    What happens if you are a candidate for governor and you lose badly? Not just a mere bad loss but one of historically bad proportions following an absolutely horrible campaign marked by the cowardice of shying from previously well known positions. Well, if you are a liberal it could mean you can score a TV show based on the aftermath of your loss. Such is the case with Wendy Davis. The "Abortion Barbie" of Texas who mostly avoided that for which she was best known is the inspiration a "Dramedy" show based on life after going down to complete defeat after refusing...
  • Wendy Davis keynote speaker at N. Carolina abortion-rights events fundraiser

    08/26/2015 9:50:51 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 31 replies
    Fort Worth Business ^ | August 25, 2015
    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Wendy Davis, the former Texas state senator whose 2013 filibuster against an abortion bill vaulted her to national prominence, is in North Carolina raising money for a political group affiliated with Planned Parenthood. Davis, a Fort Worth Democrat who ran unsuccessfully for governor last year, is delivering the keynote address at three fundraisers this week, with two slated Wednesday in Greensboro and Charlotte.
  • What videos? Wendy Davis calls ‘attack’ on Planned Parenthood a ‘flagrant denial of reality’

    08/25/2015 8:16:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | August 24, 2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Former Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis was undoubtedly the focal point in the battle against the state’s effort to ban abortions five months after conception. But if she wants to talk about “flagrant denial of reality,” let’s start there. Davis really believed she could parlay her 11-hour filibuster into a seat in the governor’s mansion. That delusion was helped along by a fawning profile in Vogue magazine and celebrity endorsements. Davis is back in the news today, penning an opinion piece in the Texas Star-Telegram in defense of Planned Parenthood against all of the recent peaceful protests (i.e., “attacks”) against...
  • Wendy Davis Sends Planned Parenthood $100 After It’s Caught Selling Aborted Baby Parts

    07/16/2015 8:58:59 AM PDT · by Morgana · 32 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | Jul 15, 2015 | Steven Ertelt
    It was a derogatory term but maybe there’s a reason some pro-life people derisively called Wendy Davis the “Abortion Barbie.” Davis has come full circle from filibustering a bill that would ban late-term abortions. Now she has given the Planned Parenthood abortion business a $100 donation — less than 24 hours after it was exposed selling the body parts of aborted babies for research. SIGN THE PETITION! Congress Must Investigate Planned Parenthood for Selling Aborted Baby Parts On Twitter, Davis responded to abortion advocates who challenged her to give a matching donation to the abortion company. Davis is just giving...
  • Abortion Barbie’s replacement in TX Senate to wear “Stand for Life” boots when sworn in

    01/13/2015 5:25:19 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | Jill Stanek
    Who can forget the pink Minuzos former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis wore when in 2013 she filibustered an omnibus pro-life bill for 13 hours? texas_monthly_bum_Steer_wendy_davis_texas_democrats_0The tennis shoes became sacred, as Andrea Grimes of RH Reality Check dramatized in an article lambasting Texas Monthly for desecrating them on its December 2014 cover: Those sneakers carried so much more than a single legislator through her history-making stand against the most extreme package of anti-abortion laws in the country. They carried the hopes of thousands of Texans who came to occupy the halls of the capitol building during the summer of 2013,...
  • Bad news: now it’s sexist to laugh at Wendy Davis

    12/31/2014 9:03:53 AM PST · by Morgana · 52 replies
    live action news ^ | Calvin Freiburger | December 31, 2014
    Losing hurts. Wanting something to happen so badly you can’t imagine a world where it doesn’t only sets you up for demoralization, after which hopefully the passage of time can bring objectivity and introspection. It’s been almost two months since pro-abortion darling Wendy Davis lost her bid to become the next governor of Texas by a commanding twenty points, with the very demographic she was supposedly rescuing, women, rejecting her by nine. Sadly, that doesn’t seem to have been enough time for RH Reality Check senior political reporter Andrea Grimes to process the defeat analytically. Grimes is righteously indignant that...
  • Pro-abortionists see 2014 as “a terrible year for reproductive rights

    12/22/2014 9:04:19 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    National Right to Life ^ | December 22, 2014 | Dave Andrusko
    Let’s take a few minutes to see why pro-abortion militant Armanda Marcotte believes “It’s Been a Terrible Year for Reproductive Rights.” But we’re going to take her conclusion first because it’s the kind of question-begging argument that pro-abortionists specialize in. And then we will end where Marcotte began. Pro-lifers and those who have no particular stake in the abortion issue have passed a great number of laws going back to 2011 that require that abortion clinics upgrade their physical plant (and therefore the safety of women); that they use the FDA recommended protocol for chemical abortions; that abortionists have admitting...
  • And the Bum Steer of the Year Is . . . (Wendy Davis)

    12/11/2014 7:42:02 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Texas Monthly ^ | December 10, 2014 | Texas Monthly Staff
    as 2014 the year of the Un–Bum Steer? So many of our usual suspects behaved themselves (more or less) that we wondered if something was amiss. Texas A&M didn’t do anything too Aggie-like, the Dallas Cowboys were actually in the playoff hunt for a change, and Matthew McConaughey minded his p’s and q’s while picking up an Oscar along the way. Thankfully, politics didn’t let us down. Governor Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury for abusing his power and coercing a public servant, and he celebrated having his mug shot taken with a jaunt to buy frozen custard....
  • Wendy Davis gets Texas Monthly's 2014 'Bum Steer of the Year'

    12/11/2014 1:04:23 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 21 replies
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 12/11/2014 | Joshua Fechter
    Wendy Davis, who lost the Nov. 4 gubernatorial election to Republican Greg Abbott, has won Texas Monthly magazine's coveted "Bum Steer of the Year" award for her "train wreck" of a campaign. The annual awards take a snarky jab at Texas politicians, odd news stories and personalities. Fromer winners include Anna Nicole Smith, Gov. Rick Perry, Lance Armstrong and Tom Delay. This year's cover depicts Davis stepping in a cow patty while wearing the bright pink Mizuno "Wave Rider" sneakers she donned during her 2013 filibuster against Texas' new abortion restrictions that brought her into the national spotlight. The magazine...
  • With her epic fail, Wendy Davis painted Texas redder: Abbott captures women, making only Dems blue

    11/14/2014 10:47:23 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | November 13, 2014 | The Editors
    The Democratic dream of “turning Texas blue” dissolved on Nov. 4. The left had elevated Wendy Davis, an obscure state senator, to superstar status after she delivered an emotional 11-hour panegyric to abortion. She was expected to ride her celebrity status and the “war on women” into the executive mansion in Austin. She had only to defeat a Republican white man. It didn’t quite work out that way, drawing just 38.9 percent of the vote. From the top of the ballot on down, the wreckage from the Democratic effort was strewn across the state from Texarkana westward to El Paso....