In one poll of New York and Pennsylvania voters, three-quarters of respondents said that a woman’s ability to control whether to have children is linked to equality and financial stability.
Yet another reason why churches and polling places don’t mix.
I was a soccer mama for Obama. But sometime this year, I hung up my cleats. And because I am pretty ordinary, I think losing me is a big problem for the Democrats. I’ll vote on Tuesday, but I haven’t recruited for the playoffs.
Every day, I’m grateful to all the women who fought so tenaciously for universal suffrage; we are the beneficiaries of their vision for a better world. I’m grateful to my great grandmother for helping me understand civic responsibility and the tenuousness of our rights if we do not remain diligent. Without our foremothers, we would not have gained the rights we enjoy today. Yet even today, millions of women do not enjoy these same rights.
Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s “One Million Strong” voter mobilization project is entering its final, get-out-the-vote phase, the organization announced today. The campaign aims to send one million pro-choice voters to the polls.
Today is the biggest day in what has been one of the longest and most hard fought presidential primary elections in the history of this country. Winners and losers will be declared but the real winners this election cycle are the citizens of this great nation.