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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

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• In reaction to recent protests over rapes in Uttar Pradesh, a state minister in India says that rape is "sometimes right and sometimes wrong." WHAT. [Guardian] 

Women who work at Wal-Mart are on strike in 20 cities—the "Wal-Mart moms" are protesting low pay, they want full-time workers to make at least $25,000 a year. [Think Progress]  

• Is marriage becoming a luxury of the rich? [Alternet] 

• The extremist rhetoric of violence within the pro-life movement is largely ignored, leading to serious political and personal consequences. [Truthout] 

• Listen to Ta-Nehisi Coates discuss why America is "stuck in segregation." [Colorlines] 

• Twitter is blocking a condom company from advertising on the site, saying the contraceptives violate Twitter's ban on advertising "adult and sexual products." [RH Reality Check] 

• And in excellent news: LEGO is coming out with a set of female scientist figures! These look rad. [Slate] 

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