“The Far Right and Far Left Agree on One Thing: Women Don’t Count”

Over the holiday I saw an opinion column in the New York Times that I linked to my Facebook page. I decided to post it here are as well. I prefaced the link with this introduction: This is a good read. I appreciate Pamela Paul's respectful and balanced approach to an often contentious issue, important … Continue reading “The Far Right and Far Left Agree on One Thing: Women Don’t Count”

On Today’s House Abortion Vote

A small battle was won today, but hardly the war. Still I'll take a victory when we can get one. The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to legalize abortion nationwide. Under the Women’s Health Protection Act, abortion would be legal up to the point of fetal viability. In keeping with the Supreme Court rulings … Continue reading On Today’s House Abortion Vote

On the Texas Attack Against Women & Abortion Rights

A new Texas law took effect today, a brute-force frontal attack against women by depriving them any reasonable exercise of their right to abortion. The law bans all abortions at 6 weeks following a woman's last menstrual period, not the point of conception. In practical terms the prohibition can take effect in even less than … Continue reading On the Texas Attack Against Women & Abortion Rights