I believed the promises my teachers told me, about working hard to achieve your dreams. I didn’t know that all this hard work would go unnoticed if I wasn’t a citizen.
At least this time it appears he meant to send his email to everyone.
Rachel Maddow calls out Mitt Romney for vague stance on abortion in cases of rape and incest, as the Republican Party’s attitude towards victims changed dramatically just over the last few years.
In the first half of 2012, states enacted 95 new provisions related to reproductive health and rights. As was the case in 2011, issues related to abortion, family planning funding and sex education once again were significant flashpoints in many legislatures .
Another successful attack on contraception access could make anyone wonder how such a thing is possible in a country where nearly everyone uses contraception. But while hypocrisy has a strong political hold now, if we hang in, pro-choicers will win this war.
Catholics rejoice that the cuts in Title X funding in North Carolina should cut off some access to contraception.
We in North Carolina are enduring yet another vicious attack on the rights of pregnant and childbearing individuals. Women seeking home births may have the legal right to do so, but just like the women seeking abortion care, these laws do nothing to protect access.
Prejudice is prejudice, wherever it comes from and whatever form it takes. Respect dictates we treat it as such.
Sean Harris, senior pastor of Berean Baptist Church in Fayetteville, spoke at length in support of North Carolina’s proposed Amendment 1, which would define marriage in the state constitution as between one man and one woman and would outlaw civil unions and domestic partnerships, during an hour-long sermon on Sunday. (via Huffington Post)
North Carolina polls are open for early voting in the primary election, and the rights of unmarried couples are being put to a public referendum.