The first-of-its-kind lawsuit challenges an exception to the Americans with Disabilities Act that prohibits the law from protecting transgender people.
“I mean why do you have to go around flouting your sexuality? It’s not necessary, you don’t need to talk about that, we need to talk about how we eliminate the enemy,” Carson said.
The actions of the “Human Capital” project have certainly had a number of ramifications, including triggering a string of efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and stoking violence against abortion providers. But for those behind the project, it may prove to be more legal trouble than it was worth.
Pro-choice leaders are denouncing an atmosphere of “inflammatory rhetoric” and intimidation in Colorado leading up to Friday’s murders at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.
Over and over again we’ve seen that the GOP and the anti-choice movement writ large blatantly disregard the likely consequences of their own rhetoric, and then cry foul when asked to do some soul-searching.
The practice of using feminine pronouns (often in a sexually suggestive way) to refer to things such as tools, cars, and even boats is fairly common—so common that many people do not stop to question what they are actually saying, which is that women are objects. This underlying message in our language is reflective of how our society treats women.
Martin O’Malley released his health-care platform promising universal contraceptive coverage, Marco Rubio shifted his position on allowing exceptions to abortion bans, Hillary Clinton suggested that the Helms Amendment be reevaluated, and Republicans convened in Iowa to complain that their attacks on abortion aren’t gaining traction because of political correctness.
At an event considered the “final exam” for candidates prior to influential evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats making his endorsement, candidates used the night to blast “political correctness” for interfering with their factually incorrect attacks on abortion.
A petition filed by attorneys for the State of North Dakota tells the U.S. Supreme Court that after more than 40 years, it is time to give back to the states the power to criminalize abortion.
Ohio governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said he aims to create a “new agency that has a clear mandate to promote the core, Judeo-Christian Western values that we and our friends and allies share.”