Twenty states now have laws prohibiting gender discrimination against LGBT people. However, that still means that 30 states do not.
With less than two months until election day, the race is a nail biter.
While most of the attendees embrace a no exceptions abortion plank, some Republicans find themselves left out in the cold.
Brown’s voting record is good enough to win him more support from the state’s most active anti-choice group.
The Massachusetts Republican is doing everything he can not to get tangled up in the backlash over GOP abortion policies.
Rep. Todd Akin said that when he said “legitimate rape” he really meant women who make up false rape claims. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, Salon.com’s Irin Carmon, and the Guardian US’ Ana Marie Cox discuss Republicans’ history of blaming rape survivors and how the Party’s position on rape and abortion may impact the presidential election.
Rachel Maddow discusses the resurfacing argument that rape victims cannot get pregnant– one that is easily and frequently disproved– as being a reasoning device for politicians who wish to completely outlaw abortion without feeling immoral.
If you are curious who is worried about their reelections, watch who is publicly denouncing the Missouri congressman’s “legitimate rape” remarks.
This week all eyes turned to the Delhi Charter School, which rescinded a policy that grossly discriminated against female students. This situation underscores how ineffective we are at supporting pregnant and parenting teens.
Last night a few new national races were solidified after primaries in Missouri, Michigan and Washington.