Most mature political actors accept that their policies have consequences. Why can’t anti-choicers accept that restricting abortion means more predators like Kermit Gosnell will get customers?
The 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade is a day to acknowledge the importance of safe, legal abortion care as an issue of justice for women. It’s also a time to recognize that barriers to this care still exist for far too many women in this country.
Washington State Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Dino Rossi, clarifies his extreme anti-choice position for voters, once and for all.
Republicans block a vote on the Defense Authorization Bill and refuse to allow consideration of the rights of servicewomen seeking abortion care – with their own funds; the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, allowing gay military members the right to live openly and freely while serving this country; and the DREAM Act which allows young immigrants a pathway towards citizenship by going to college or joining the American military.
Truly religious pro lifers can never change.
Preterm Access Fund is raising money to make reproductive rights a reality for women who can’t afford to pay for an abortion — and we need your help.
We are having a Bowl-a-Thon fundraiser that I believe you may want to participate in!
We have to put control back in the hands of women and girls. Abortion is an important tool for women seeking to shape their own destinies. Change someone’s life. Help her take care of her family, go to college, maintain her emotional health, keep her head above water, achieve the future she wants for herself. We may have lost on health care reform, but victories still happen every time one person helps another. Make it happen.
The judge presiding over the trial of Scott Roeder has opened the door to a dangerous legal defense for those who commit violent acts–even murder–against doctors who provide abortion.
Rep. Diana DeGette releases a statement on the Senate bill’s exclusion of the anti-choice Stupak Amendment language and her vision for moving forward with health care reform.
My reaction to the passing of the Stupak-Amendment is emotional as I reflect on the impact this amendment could have if put into law.