On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the news on our radar today:

• It's depressing that the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of allowing religious exemptions for birth control coverage. But here are some of the best lines of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's dissent in the case. RGB FTW. [Mother Jones]

• Last week's ruling at the Supreme Court that the 35-foot protest buffer zones around abortion clinics are illegal shows how pregnant women's bodies are constantly policed and commented upon. [Susan Sered] 

• Meanwhile, this is what it's really like around a women's health clinic's buffer zone.  [RH Reality Check]

Walmart has been penalized for shutting down a store after workers attempted to unionize.  [Think Progress]

• A new tampon advetisement reflects what it means to act "like a girl." [Slate]

Did I miss anything? Add what you're reading in the comments below.

by Lucy Vernasco
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Ginsburg disent is a song already!

This guy deserves mad props for putting the line "Any decision to use contraceptives is not propelled by the Government. It's the woman's autonomous choice, informed by her doctor." to music!


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