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The Best of Reproductive Rights at the Democratic National Convention

DNC 2008. Pundit Mom.

Advocates had no qualms about explaining how serious this election could be for women.

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Pro-Choice Advocates to Take the Stage in Charlotte

Cecile Richards.

As more speakers are added to the list, is the party finally ready to openly support reproductive rights?

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Democrats For Life Boasts of “Very Good” Relationship With Obama Administration

At least someone can get their calls answered quickly at the White House.

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If You’re Really Pro-Life, You’d Give Up This “Contraception” Idea

Representative Tim Ryan, a co-sponsor of the Ryan-Delauro bill – legislation that seeks to provide funding for a range of programs to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies, while supporting women who chose to continue with an unplanned pregnancy – was ousted from Democrats for Life today for not being anti-choice enough.

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The Adoption Consensus?

When emotions get heated among those who disagree on abortion rights, it can be easy to settle the conversation by calling on adoption as a “compromise.” Is treating adoption as a solution to abortion the best way to craft sensible adoption policy?

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Are Democrats Backpedaling on Abortion Rights?

It’s an official quadrennial tradition: Every four years, self-described moderates advise the Democratic Party that its long-standing and electorally successful pro-choice position is the reason that “values voters” are deserting the party. We are told these voters could be brought into the fold if Democrats would temper their defense of women’s freedom with tacit condemnation of the choices many women make.

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