Two anti-choice groups, both claiming the moniker “Operation Rescue,” will descend on the DNC to protest. Problem is, one group plans for an in-your-face rally with an illegal sit-in while the other group wants a peaceful demonstration.
The selection of Sen. Joe Biden as Vice-Presidential running mate should attract rank-and-file Catholics according to a major new poll on Catholic voters.
As Democrats head to Denver for their national convention next week, many pro-choice groups are optimistic about the priorities of the party on reproductive rights.
The Democratic Party Platform comes very close to embracing the reproductive health agenda that has been consistently advocated by the pro-choice, progressive women’s movement. So why are “pro-life” progressives claiming victory?
The practical distinctions between the Democratic Party’s ’04 and ’08 platform positions on abortion may not be vast. But there’s a world of difference in the way the platforms approach reproductive autonomy.