If anti-choicers truly cared about women to the degree they claim, surely they would treat abortion procedures just like any other reproductive health need—and leave decisions about safety and comfort up to women and their doctors.
After opening remarks that claimed Obama had just announced “one of the biggest constitutional power grabs ever by a president” that gave immigrants “gifts” in the form of temporary work authorization and deportation protection, about a dozen protesters stood up to hold signs and tell their stories.
The lawsuit claims the administration abused its authority in delaying the implementation of a key portion of the Affordable Care Act.
Although there are more women in Congress than ever before in history, House Republicans filled every one of their open committee chair spots with men.
President Obama will announce an executive order as early as next week that will protect up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation and allow them to obtain work permits, the New York Times reported Thursday.
As the dust begins to settle from the midterms, analysts are offering a first glimpse into how severely President Obama’s hesitation—along with other missteps by Democrats—affected Latinos’ voting behavior.
“What I’m not going to do is just wait” on immigration reform, Obama said in his first press conference after a devastating midterm election night for Democrats.
These candidates who rode the 2014 wave to victory hid their own values from the voters, and that speaks volumes about our values.
Unfortunately, very few issues that women of color prioritize will probably intersect with a GOP agenda in the near future.
GOP candidates running in blue-leaning states used pro-LGBT plugs to moderate their image; meanwhile, the Democrats largely remained silent as they played defense in red states.