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Pro-Choice Congress Members Denounce ‘Extreme’ Anti-Choice Bill

Rep. Louise Slaughter, Sen. Barbara Boxer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at the Pro-Choice Caucus press conference opposing HR 7.

“It’s just a fake front issue to talk about abortion,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said of HR 7, the anti-choice bill passed just hours before Tuesday’s State of the Union address. “What they’re really talking about is contraception, family planning, the judgment of women.”

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AIDS Advocates Question Healthcare and Spending Cuts

The stalemate on health reform and proposed cuts to social programs in the federal budget have AIDS advocates concerned about the Administration’s commitment.

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Roundup: Will Obama Ask to End Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

Tonight is the president’s State of the Union address and while Obama is sure to address health care reform there is some hope that he may also call on Congress to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy for the military.

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