For the first time since 2008, significantly more Americans described themselves as “pro-choice” than “pro-life” in a Gallup poll asking for their position on “the abortion issue.”
A U.S. Senate candidate in Colorado says abortion issues don’t matter to voters, even though it’s widely agreed that he lost his last Senate bid precisely due to his extreme anti-choice position.
In a state known for regressive and harmful social policies and a proliferation of socially conservative Democratic electeds, will the Democrats produce another “me-too Democrat” or a truly progressive candidate who will be the antithesis of Brownback?
The energy behind a fundamentalist g-force in Kansas politics is being supplied by the Koch brothers, the Chamber of Commerce and, of course, the ever present influence and drive of the anti-choice groups within the state.
Many Republicans in Congress, and in state legislatures around the country, have promised to pursue the further restriction of women’s reproductive rights.
Once is an anomaly, but twice is a trend. But what is funny about this trend of anti-choicers crying censorship is how ridiculous the whining sounds from them. This is the religious right. They love censorship!
In a war for human dignity, you cannot ask opponents to split the difference.
I was born in a city where women died because there was no access to legal and safe abortion. Last week the Supreme Court of Mexico changed all of that, upholding the rights of women to make decisions about their own health and lives.