In her reader diary, Nancy Keenan writes: The media is abuzz with stories of GOP obstructionism of some of Obama’s nominees. NARAL Pro-Choice America is taking action to keep the pressure on.
Orange County considers funding crisis pregnancy centers instead of Planned Parenthood; affordable birth control coming back to campuses and low-income health centers; Vatican Archbishop defends abortion for 9 year-old!
The implication that political power lies in the Catholic hierarchy rather than in Catholics will only alienate the faithful.
Women who supported Hillary Clinton for president may be inclined to measure the Democratic National Convention in Denver for what it is not: a place where history will be made with the first woman at the top of a major-party presidential ticket. Yet the convention can also be used as a measure for what it is: a showcase of the progress women have made over the last century.
Gov. Sebelius asked to stop communion, Global women’s rights essential to sustainability, Abortion rights in Northern Ireland.