When the Gosnell case went to trial, right-wing activists saw their moment at hand, and got busy. Right-wing members of Congress got the message.
Brazil is a country of contradictions. It can produce both the Brazilian Carnival and house right-wing Christian empires.
One primary. Two Democrats. One pro-choice. One anti-choice. Here we go again.
When I came to the labor movement it wasn’t just because I had an opportunity to try something different. The appeal was in working with a bottom-up union that allowed me the connectivity to the kind of people I knew best.
I was disheartened by President Obama’s reasoning for why Congress should do great things for women: “We know our economy is stronger when our wives, mothers, and daughters can live their lives free from discrimination in the workplace, and free from the fear of domestic violence.”
In his State of the State speech in January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made passing the Women’s Equality Act a centerpiece of his agenda for this year, including legislation protecting women’s rights to safe abortion care. But his political allegiances make the fate of the bill unclear. Does he really support it, or is he trying to play both ends?
If state judicial elections continue to be a big-money game, reproductive health and social justice could lose big.
Despite saying they would have nothing to do with the Missouri Republican, the party still dropped big money on his failed senate campaign.
While Elizabeth Warren is viewed as a threat to the banks, she is just one Senator. Congress is still rife with members, both Republican and Democrat, who rely heavily on the banks for their campaigns.
Anti-choice groups don’t think their candidates are too extreme, they just need to be better trained.