The South Carolina governor’s race might not be a race at all, but it’s become a case study in the power of anti-choice politics in deep-red states.
In the lead-up to the primary for the 13th Congressional district in Pennsylvania, Democratic state Rep. Brendan F. Boyle has been making pro-choice campaign trail promises so contrary to his voting record that it’s inspired NARAL Pro-Choice America and Emily’s List to team up to issue what amounts to an anti-endorsement.
With two weeks to go until the May 20 Pennsylvania primary, and with analysts observing that single women are the key to success in this year’s elections, Rep. Brendan F. Boyle is the second Pennsylvania Democrat to stump on a woman’s right to choose despite having recently supported anti-choice legislation.
Peterson voted against Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal and supported the Federal Marriage Amendment. He was one of the original 19 who threatened to tank health care reform over abortion, as well as part of the crew that helped kill the public option
Dan Boren not only voted to strip you of your reproductive rights, he also voted AGAINST the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. That’s right, ladies, he wants to tell you what you can do with your bodies and how much your work is worth.
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.
The Senate health care reform bill was released last night and maintains the status quo on abortion access, throwing out any abortion coverage bans a la the Stupak Amendment; Catholics argue against the idea that banning private insurance coverage for abortion in the House bill was some kind of common ground effort; and DC disses birth control coverage.
Pro-choice Democrats in the House of Representatives are fighting against the anti-choice Stupak Amendment that rolls back women’s rights in order to pass health care reform legislation.
Wanna know which Dems voted to give away your rights by passing the Stupak amendment in the health reform bill? Here’s a list of the 64 who voted yes.
Are anti-choice Democrats fighting health reform in the House over federal funds for abortion coverage or are they crying wolf – again?