Democrats hit Ernst today with an ad featuring Kim Tweedy, a Nurse Examiner on a West Des Moines Sexual Assault Response Team, who can't understand how Joni Ernst could want to outlaw abortion even for victims of rape and incest.
During a debate with her Democratic opponent, Bruce Braley, Joni Ernst told the audience she is an independent leader, then recited Tea Party talking points on everything from "personhood" amendments to privatization of Social Security.
"We control 30 governorships, we control 26 state houses and senates chambers. You know, we, in fact, know how to speak to women on their policy issues."
At issue is whether a secular corporation with no business relationship or involvement in a religion can be considered religious and force its employees to follow the corporation's religious beliefs.
The 39th President and devout Christian addressed a human rights event and lashed out at all religious doctrines that contribute to political leaders passively accepting violence against women.
In Congress and Republican-controlled states, and instead of decrying the loss of choice, Democrats dance around the issue out of fear of retribution from evangelical extremists.
Republicans complain about government interference in our lives, all the while trying to turn America into one of the most repressive countries on earth.
Here is the proof that 'pro-life' Republicans are not actually concerned with the life of a fetus: An Iowa Republican killed a maternal care bill with a poison pill.
People actually willing to vocally support reproductive rights have become less and less common owing to the success of stigmatization
There's good news for liberty on this 40th anniversary of Roe V Wade. For the first time ever, a majority of Americans support a woman as having the right to make her own medical decisions.
Apparently, voter rejection of extremist views against women in the recent election is lost on Republicans because they are persisting in attacking women's reproductive rights as the primary focus of their war on women.
A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina cannot offer choose life plates without also offering pro-choice plates
A new poll shows that independents and swing state voters are aware of the war on women, crossing over liberal/conservative lines. So much for the GOP's talking points.
Richard Mourdock's so-called extremist view is the mainstream position of the Republican Party including the party's presidential ticket.
Paul Ryan said that elected officials should be in charge of Row V Wade, raising the alarm bell that a Romney/Ryan admin intends to implement the Personhood Amendment.
Personhood fell victim to its own dishonesty yesterday in Colorado, even as the Romney campaign called the abortion debate a distraction