Most of the public debate on Obama’s selection of Rick Warren for the inauguration has centered on his opposition to gay rights, his “good works” on poverty and global AIDS, and Obama’s promise to “disagree without being disagreeable.” This advocate struggles with “getting to yes.”
Reproductive rights and gay rights are inextricably linked. Will the California Supreme Court’s decision today to hear a case challenging Proposition 8 (the anti-gay marriage amendment) help unify activists even more?
In Nebraska older children abandoned under law for babies; Palin and Biden agree on gay rights at debate; McCain administration would be a setback for women; Bush puts popular California family planning program at risk; Complaints filed against Bloomberg for pregnancy bias; EU to offer 18 weeks of maternity leave; and more.
During 14 years in the Minnesota Legislature, State Rep. Erik Paulsen strongly supported attacks on reproductive health care. You won’t hear him mentioning that in his run for Congress.