The Links signHere are the links for some of the things Mary & Freddie talked about on the show this morning:

Tennessee Bill Could Deny Contraceptives
Watch the discussion in the TN General Assembly on HB 2681, the bill presented by Rep. Matthew Hill (R-Jonesborough), in which Rep. Karen Camper (D-Memphis) tries to add an amendment regulating vasectomies, Rep. Jeanne Richardson (D-Memphis) tries to educate her colleagues on the unintended consequences, and Rep. Hill admits he is unfamiliar with what an “IUD” is.

More background and discussion from The Network at Speak to Power and Your Liberal Friends, as well as Think Progress.

Electric Bikes
For those of you who don’t ride bikes ’round these parts because of all the hills, electric bikes are here for you.

Beep, beep, who got the keys to the…ZOMG! Jesus is Lord!
TN ATTY GEN Bob Cooper has ruled (pdf) on the establishment of yet another new specialty earmarked license plate asserting that “Jesus is Lord!”

Gaile Owens
First hour guest Kelley Henry, the supervising attorney of the Capital Habeas Unit at the Nashville Federal Public Defender’s Office, tells us the story of Tennessee death row inmate Gaile Owens. More info at

Supreme Court
Second hour guest Ian Millhiser, Policy Analyst for American Progress, gave us some good resources for learning about the upcoming Supreme Court nominees, the confirmation hearings, and Republican obstructionism: The Wonk Room, law professor Jack Balkin’s blog, Balkinization, plus Matt Yglesias, Ezra Klein, and Scott Lemieux at The American Prospect.

Karl Frisch(!) and the Media Matters for America Smackdown
Read his latest columns at Media Matters on Maureen Dowd and fact-checking the Sunday morning talk shows.

Yes, Yes, a Thousand Times Yes!
Lesbians who look like Justin Bieber, Jon Stewart tells Fox’s conservative pundits to go f**k themselves, and Stephen Colbert on fact-checking the Sunday morning talk shows.

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