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Code Pink wants activists to bring their vaginas to Tampa for the Republican convention listen

07/25/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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A women’s peace group is asking supporters to bring their vaginas to Tampa for the Republican National Convention next month. Rae Abileah, co-director for Code Pink, said the shock factor will help get their message out.

“This is appropriate to bring our powerful, feminine energy to the convention to do something creative and humorous, but that has a very serious undertone.”

Abileah expects the group to be fairly small – less than 100 – but said a small group of women can s...

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FL 2012 Legislative preview: Pinellas delegation hears from public listen

09/14/11 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Pinellas County’s Legislative Delegation hosted a public forum in Pinellas Park this morning to hear recommendations and requests from citizens and groups. Most organizations were asking either for more funding, or to avoid cut-backs. Some individuals came with requests for policies on homelessness, redistricting and reproductive rights.

BJ Star ended her 3-minute speech to delegates with one word: Uterus. As she said it, she raised her arm in ...

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Audio: Florida Democrat chastised for saying "uterus" on House floor listen

04/01/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Whether it’s busting unions, requiring ultrasounds for women seeking abortions, or drug-testing welfare recipients, these days, GOP lawmakers in Tallahassee have been offending a lot of people. But last week, it was a Democrat in the state house who made waves. After a lengthy debate over a bill affecting public employee unions, House Speaker Dean Cannon raised a stink over an anatomic reference that Orlando Representative Scott Randolph had made.

Cannon issued a statement warning his co...

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