Could a three-days-after-conception abortion ban be Amash’s way of trying to cozy back up to the anti-choice groups he angered last year?
Christine Quinn’s silence was notable because she is widely perceived to be the only obstacle standing between the bill and its passage.
At first, the $25 billion settlement seemed like a blessing. But it may not be providing enough relief to the communities that were disproportionately affected by the foreclosure crisis.
Brazil is a country of contradictions. It can produce both the Brazilian Carnival and house right-wing Christian empires.
One primary. Two Democrats. One pro-choice. One anti-choice. Here we go again.
Both arms of Congress have finally reauthorized a version of VAWA that doesn’t purposefully exclude people on the basis of their ethnicity, immigration status, or sexual orientation.
At the center of recent legal and legislative battles is the question of how to determine the exact moment when everyone truly has equal opportunities.
When I came to the labor movement it wasn’t just because I had an opportunity to try something different. The appeal was in working with a bottom-up union that allowed me the connectivity to the kind of people I knew best.
During his tenure as Surgeon General, Koop was not political. He was not ideological. And he was not quiet (like many of his predecessors had been). He saw his position as a platform to speak to the public, and he used it, surprising both the right and the left along the way.
I was disheartened by President Obama’s reasoning for why Congress should do great things for women: “We know our economy is stronger when our wives, mothers, and daughters can live their lives free from discrimination in the workplace, and free from the fear of domestic violence.”