In a letter to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, Republican leaders pledge to promote a concept the definition of which includes opposition to all forms of birth control.
Republicans gear up to counter Democrats’ plans for health care reform.
Republicans, independent favor a reproductive health agenda; New York Times calls jettisoning of family planning provision “distressing;”more Catholic hospitals make noise on FOCA; Wisconsin clinic plans to offer second-trimester abortion and protests escalate; Erykah Badu twitters her home birth.
To tank the stimulus, Rep. John Boehner’s strategy is to titillate people about the sexual habits of their lower-income neighbors.
A Democratic leader in South Carolina questions Palin’s qualifications based on whether or not she’s had an abortion. But our focus should be on inclusive reproductive health policies – not personal decisions.
Sarah Palin has been thrust into the spotlight. With unmarried women representing a crucial voting block this election season, it’s easy to see Palin as a political pick. But will her policies actually help women or hurt them?
Progressive senatorial candidate and former entertainer Al Franken has had a rocky relationship with women’s groups and female legislators. But his campaign got a boost with the endorsement of Planned Parenthood and others this week.
Pro-choice First Ladies who have no influence on their husbands’ anti-choice policies reinforce the idea that the power over women’s lives should ultimately reside with men.
In an election season where up is down and down is up, a group of Republicans from Missouri are taking a stand in support of embryonic stem cell research.
John Hagee’s endorsement of Sen. John McCain was calculated to provide McCain with instant credibility among evangelical Christian voters. Instead, the Hagee endorsement has exposed a key fracture within the Republican coalition: tensions between right-wing Catholics and right-wing evangelical Protestants.