Everyone protesting reproductive rights agree that abortion is wrong, but is it necessary to help children after they are born?
As more speakers are added to the list, is the party finally ready to openly support reproductive rights?
Lindsay Beyerstein’s exclusive interview with Dr. Howard Dean, former chair of the DNC and 2004 presidential hopeful, about the prospects of passing health care reform.
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.
Final draft of HHS proposal is ambiguous and broad enough to allow doctors to refuse birth control; McCain unlikely to choose pro-choice running mate; Pastor who opposes abortion to deliver closing prayer at DNC; Telling back story behind the new Democratic abortion plank.
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 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.
A national day of protest in support of the exposed breast takes its show on the road to the Democratic National Convention. What about the Republicans though?
Denver’s goal to make August’s Democratic National Convention eco-friendly could overshadow other important issues – such as the spike in prostitutes being imported to town to cater to the city’s 35,000 guests.