Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) responded to attacks on reproductive rights in Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri with a big plan to protect the right to choose.
There’s a case in which we’re seeing the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken the rights of women and immigrants at the same time.
Every woman in American knows how it feels to have her family planning and reproductive healthcare choices vetoed by a bunch of privileged white men in Congress.
This is the right of a woman and her doctor.These decisions should be made between the two of them with open, careful, honest, truthful consults. Not the legislature.
If this extremist attack on reproductive rights proves anything, it's that elections matter.
In an 11 to 4 vote, the board scrapped Virginia's regulations which would have required abortion clinics to adhere to the same regulations as surgical centers.
"The only solution to the current situation is for Texas to threaten to secede. Then Washington will start cleaning up its act."
A brand-spanking new report conducted and released by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, a noted research group out of the University of Texas, Austin, the state's anti-abortion laws are hurting women and prohibiting from making their own reproductive health choices which is, after all, the goal of evangelical Republicans.
A government shutdown may work well for Republicans going into a general election - two years ago their 16-day shutdown paid huge dividends
Asked in Iowa how he could stop abortion when it's perfectly legal, Huckabee said, "We'll see, if I get to be president."
The GOP is opposed to providing for the general welfare of anyone but corporations, the filthy rich, and especially the extremely religious
What makes this decision particularly noteworthy is that the Justices agreed with a Circuit Court ruling that disabused evangelical Republicans, and theocratic governors from North Carolina and Wisconsin, of the idea that forcing women to undergo rape by medical device is not, as Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker claims, "just cool."
Kansas' religious Republicans are so intent on proving they will go to any length to protect a fetus that they passed legislation for the National Right To Life movement outlawing a medical procedure to ban abortions at 14 weeks after fertilization.
Republicans claim their abominable legislation overturning a Washington D.C. anti-discrimination statute that prohibited religious employers from punishing women who use birth control, family planning services, or abortion services was to protect employers' religious liberty according to the Hobby Lobby ruling. However, they revealed the legislation is about using religious tyranny to control women.
It is why although the law appears only to target the LGBT community and allow the 'faithful' to legally punish same-sex marriage partners by refusing to hire, serve, or provide them with medical care, it is important to remember there is no mention of gays in the law.
Instead of introducing legislation to create jobs, or help Americans struggling in an economy created for the benefit of the rich, on the first day of the 114th Congress Republicans introduced five separate bills restricting women's reproductive rights; something they did not pledge would be at the top of their legislative agenda.
Even shaky reason dictates that a robust women's electoral movement would cleanse Republican patriarchs from Congress, governorships, and state legislatures, and bring the Republican war on women to an abrupt and just end. However, that is certainly not the case and it is down to American women's greatest enemy and it is not Republican men per se, but the evangelical women electing them.
A group of Catholic bishops in America found an easy means to exert control over Christian conservatives and manipulate them to re-establish Vatican control over theocratic and political matters to bring women into subjection to Catholic dogma.
In a much needed victory for women in Texas, a Federal Court struck down the Lone Star State's version of a TRAP law.
In Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Inc. the Supreme Court ended its flirtation with unanimity and ruled 5-4 in favor of corporate theocracy.