Senator Jim DeMint, of South Carolina, believes gay people and women who are not married have no place teaching our children in schools. He also believes he’s the one being persecuted.
Republicans block a vote on the Defense Authorization Bill and refuse to allow consideration of the rights of servicewomen seeking abortion care – with their own funds; the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, allowing gay military members the right to live openly and freely while serving this country; and the DREAM Act which allows young immigrants a pathway towards citizenship by going to college or joining the American military.
Meet Wade Richards: Christine O’Donnell’s former outreach director for The Savior’s Alliance for Lifting the Truth, a gay man who used to rail against homosexuality with O’Donnell. When he shared his confusion over his sexuality with O’Donnell – she promptly ignored him.
Christine O’Donnell will be the Republican challenger in Delaware for Joe Biden’s Senate seat in November. But shrouded in dishonesty, lying over finances and spouting extremism, will O’Donnell be able to win over the rest of the state?
Christine O’Donnell’s campaign against masturbation was only the beginning of a lifelong assault on human well-being.
Last night’s upset of Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) by Congressman Joe Sestak (D-PA) in the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania’s Senate seat suggests a potential win for the rights of all Americans, irrespective of sex, gender identity, race or class.
Last night, the House of Representatives passed comprehensive health care reform. Here’s a rundown of some of the more inflammatory issues, what’s in the bill, what’s not, what some will continue to fight for even after the bill is signed into law.
How many women leaders were invited to the health care summit? Girls, hold your breath. Grand total: four. That’s right, four, one of whom is Nancy Pelosi. So, actually, three, count ‘em, three other women members of Congress (total membership: 535 people), including, count her, one, female U.S. Senator.
Amid the anger, frustration, challenges and fights for women’s health and rights in health care reform, there is a reason for women’s health advocates to celebrate. Now we need to connect the obvious dots and advocate for the full spectrum of women’s reproductive rights.
The Senate passed its health care bill in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve.
Next, representatives from the House and the Senate will merge their respective bills in a conference committee.