The right wants to allow a boss or a corporation to claim “religious” or “conscience” reasons to roll back equal rights. As a native Alabamian, I am hearing some thundering hooves over some bridges at Selma. Religion and “conscience” and employers’ and property owners’ rights were justifications for discriminating against black people in this country from the founding of the republic until the Civil Rights Act was passed. Now they are coming for you.
A change to the justifiable homicide statute in South Dakota, find free condoms with your iPhone app in New York City, a quick run-through of five bad abortion bills, NARAL plans to take fight to the grassroots, and Sarah Palin is too feminist?
Hypocrisy alert in Arizona when it comes to Bishop Olmstead, Kentucky moves a step closer to mandatory ultrasound and waiting periods before an abortion, NYC clergy think too many women have abortions, and NARAL responds.
Will the voting public decide that the new “pro-life without discrimination” candidates have gone too far in stripping women of their reproductive rights?
Young women are not passive or uninterested in abortion politics – it’s just that they see abortion in more complex moral, ethical and emotional terms.
NARAL says the younger feminists aren’t as involved in the movement; that we’ve got a “lack of passion.” To that I say – we are here, they just need to pay attention.
NARAL’s hall of shame has some anti-choicers thrilled, others peeved, and still more ready to up the rhetoric to make the cut next year. Plus, removing the stigma from sexual health and discussing the big G.
Since Bart Stupak tried to ban federal funding of abortion in a House
bill earlier this month, there’s been an abundance of opining articles
on the public perception of abortion. And according to two articles
published recently, the real split isn’t between red states or blue
states, but generational approaches to the issue of abortion.
Senator Gillibrand helped lead efforts to defeat the Stupak-Pitts amendment in Senate and continues to lead the effort to have the language removed before final passage of health reform. The Senator was joined by NARAL New York and Gloria Steinem at a media conference on November 16th.
Instead of keeping the information you share in private between you and your counselor, a large number of CareNet.org, HeartBeatInternational.org, and OptionLine.org pregnancy centers allow outsiders access to this information