The recent appropriations bill known as the CRomnibus could have been a lot worse for women's reproductive rights and it is very fortunate for women that Democrats and President Obama succeeded in getting it passed.
Louisiana lawmakers voted to force abortion doctors to identify themselves on the internet in an effort to scare them off or get them killed
The latest Republican to introduce legislation attacking women's right to choose is Senator Lindsey Graham who attempted to bypass a committee and asked for unanimous consent to bring the "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" up for a vote.
It is the right to choose their reproductive health that women are most likely under attack from Republicans whose latest assault is restricting abortion coverage in private health care plans.
Around the country conservative Christians have led the fight to deny healthcare for the poor by opposing Medicaid expansion in the Affordable Care Act.
On the heels of suppressing voting rights, North Carolina's Senate was on a roll and gave final approval to their version of state interference in women's reproductive health.
Republicans have taken to championing primeval causes for their reality-challenged supporters, and left to their own devices are creating a hazardous existence for women.
America is one election away from total dominance by the Koch brothers billionaire club and is on the verge of replacing the Constitution with Milton Freidman's Capitalism and Freedom.
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.