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Pro-Choice Congress Members Denounce ‘Extreme’ Anti-Choice Bill

Rep. Louise Slaughter, Sen. Barbara Boxer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at the Pro-Choice Caucus press conference opposing HR 7.

“It’s just a fake front issue to talk about abortion,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said of HR 7, the anti-choice bill passed just hours before Tuesday’s State of the Union address. “What they’re really talking about is contraception, family planning, the judgment of women.”

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Mainstreaming Extremism: More GOP Candidates More Extreme than Ever

The 2010 crop of GOP candidates is a group with more extreme stances on reproductive rights issues than we’ve seen in a long time.

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Roundup: Surprise! California Is Liberal!

California’s views on abortion have been unchanged in the last two decades, as a new poll confirms.  Does that mean Fiorina’s Senate challenge is doomed?

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Roundup: Key Races Show Republican Gameplan for 2010

“Champion for the Unborn.” “Struggle for the soul of the nation.” Remember when elections used to be about taxes and education?

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Is the Health Care Bill Boxer’s “Missouri Compromise?”

Boxer supported a Senate bill that endorses a return to pre-Roe days when women had to shop around the states in order to obtain a legal abortion. Is this bill her Missouri compromise?

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Coburn, Complicit Dems Threaten Women, Girls, PEPFAR

There appears to be movement in the Senate on PEPFAR. But because negotiators started from a position of weakness, the movement is mostly backwards. Scrap it until the new Congress, and learn from the mistakes.

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