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.
Is Washington State congressional candidate and former state senator, Dino Rossi, not anti-choice enough for his fellow GOP-ers?
Young women of America: Today’s fight is a defining battle for American women. Fail to understand this at your peril.
The House will vote this morning on an amendment to the health reform bill that if passed will effectively ban private insurance plans from providing coverage for abortion care.
Where does your rep stand?
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The summer break will give healthcare reform’s opponents more time to spread fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Disinformation is already running wild.
Surrounded by senators dripping with condescension, Judge Sotomayor responded with respect, nuance and a solid grounding in the law – to the point where the hearings sometimes felt like a high school civics class.
A Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday passed an amendment that, if passed in the final foreign aid appropriations legislation, will ban future imposition of the global gag rule.
Health reform must include pregnancy planning and prevention
services, which will improve health, strengthen families, improve child
well-being, enhance our workforce, and reduce taxpayer burden.
Calling out the Republican party for their overly conservative leanings, Senator Arlen Spector of Pennsylvania decides to become a Democrat.