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The World’s “Finest Healthcare System,” Senator McConnell? I Don’t Think So

Much has been made already of Sen. McConnell’s seeming disregard for the issue of those 30 million uninsured Americans. But what about this contention that the Affordable Care Act is a “Western European system?” McConnell needs a fact check.

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Roe at 39: Sometimes the Sky Does Fall

Earlier this week, Washington Post columnist David Milbank leveled criticism at both sides of the debate over reproductive rights. He said the pro-choice crowd should “drop the sky-is-falling warnings about Roe and acknowledge that…not every compromise means a slippery slope to the back alley.” Unfortunately, Milbank is being more than a little naïve.

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Global Data Show that Choice is Essential to Equality and Equality is Essential to a Civil Society

If you are a woman who wants to have a better education, a bigger voice in government, considerably less risk of dying while pregnant, more equality with men, and better living conditions all around, you want to live in a pro-choice country. And as a man who thinks that equality is essential to a civil society, so do I.

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