Speaking in the Rules Committee, Rep. Alcee Hastings said, “I think men ought to butt out of this subject, and be about the business of respecting women and their rights.”
At the annual protest against the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, anti-choice activists got a blessing from Pope Francis and a promise from the House majority leader.
As much of the world took a collective pause to express appreciation for the man who came to personify the struggle for human rights and racial justice in South Africa, the right-wing base that now fuels the Republican Party erupted in consternation and condemnation.
House Republicans come out in support of anti-choice activists during the “March For Life.”
The Republican/Tea Party majorities in the House of Representatives are, literally, salivating at the prospect of cutting aid to the world’s poorest women.