Maine Lawmaker Says Free Menstrual Products Would Make Prison Like ‘A Country Club’

State Rep. Richard Pickett argued that incarcerated women can already buy pads and tampons, although many cannot afford the products on low prison wages.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/maine-lawmaker-says-free-menstrual-products-would-make-prison-like-country-clubs_n_5c94dd11e4b0a6329e1586c2

-Huffington Post; 3/22/2019

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What listening to hundreds of hours of Tucker Carlson (R) will teach you

Media Matters researcher Madeline Peltz on what the Bubba tapes taught her about Fox News’s embattled primetime host.

https://www.vox.com/2019/3/20/18272964/madeline-peltz-tucker-carlson-media-matters-bubba-tapes

-Vox; 3/20/2019

In unearthed audio, Tucker Carlson (R) makes numerous misogynistic and perverted comments

During interviews on Bubba The Love Sponge, Carlson said he “love[s]” the idea of young girls sexually experimenting, used sexist terms to refer to a number of women, and defended statutory rape

https://www.mediamatters.org/research/2019/03/10/unearthed-audio-tucker-carlson-makes-numerous-misogynistic-and-perverted-comments/223092

-Media Matters; 3/10/2019

GOP lawmakers wore pearls while gun violence victims testified. Activists were outraged.

The implication was clear, they said: These politicians thought gun-control activists were “clutching their pearls” in overwrought and self-righteous outrage — and, specifically, female outrage.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/03/06/gop-lawmakers-wore-pearls-while-gun-violence-victims-testified-activists-were-outraged/

-Washington Post; 3/5/2019

On NRATV, Border Patrol union VP says Rep. Ocasio-Cortez “was running around like a little frat girl” at the State of the Union

Art Del Cueto: “It kind of reminded me when I go to a baseball game and the guys take some of their girlfriends. … They just sit there and take selfies the whole time.”

https://www.mediamatters.org/video/2019/02/08/nratv-border-patrol-union-vp-say-rep-ocasio-cortez-was-running-around-little-frat-girl-state-union/222805

-Media Matters; 2/8/2019