Rifts Widen In Arguments Over State Abortion Laws And Rape And IncestEven as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it's divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest.
Texas Legislators Considered Making Abortion A Death Penalty CrimeTexas lawmakers considered a bill that would allow a woman who undergoes an abortion procedure to possibly be charged with capital murder.
Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In VirginiaKen Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women's health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Opinion: Just Biding Our TimeIn no time, conservatives will be trying to hold back the smirks as these liberals slowly but surely realize what they’ve done to our country.
Opinion: Ballots Full Of WomenWhile Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.
Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue TimesConsider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.
Opinion: Team Obama Is Winning The Opening Of The Final Sprint To Election DayWe are currently seeing two very different approaches to the post-debate push from the two Presidential campaigns – Obama has a much stronger opening to the two week push.
Opinion: Why Don't Republicans Understand Rape?Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.
Opinion: Republicans, Abortion and LyingFrom being deceitful on Romney's actual position on abortion to being deceitful that women get pregnant from rape or that women can die from pregnancy complications it is time to call the GOP on the deceit and the stupidity.
Opinion: Rivard Yet Another Republican To Devalue Women"Some girls rape easy." Those are the shocking words of Roger Rivard, a Republican state representative in Wisconsin previously endorsed by Paul Ryan.
Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour ContinuesRomney might say he won't restrict a woman's right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I'm with you, but I'm running for president for Pete's sake.
Opinion: Republicans Endorse Todd Akin As Senate Chances Slip AwayAfter Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.
Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and GoreIn an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.
Opinion: The 'War On Women' Is Sexist FictionThe whole concept of warring on women is totally sexist. The truth is that women are speaking for themselves, doing a damn good job of expressing their views quite clearly and eloquently, and they don’t need the media speaking for them – especially the male-intense media of 2012.
Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And DemocratsRepublicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.