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One reason the right is fighting back so hard against the Affordable Care Act is because, for the first time since perhaps Roe v. Wade, women have achieved a critical milestone in being able to fully and completely control the terms of their health care and by proxy their destines to the same degree as men. So it makes sense that the battle over Obamacare features, front and center, women’s lives.
You know how we should know that Obamacare is a good deal? U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) currently enjoys insuring his adult daughter thanks to the protections brought about by health care reform.
One Missouri Republican comes out against his party’s hateful “don’t say gay” legislation by literally coming out.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), recent co-sponsor of yet another attempt to de-fund women’s health coverage in Obamacare, formally endorsed Mitt Romney’s presidential run.
Here’s an update on the story of the pastor who suggested parents punch their “girly” 4 year old.
If your only source of information was the evening news you’d probably have no idea that women in Colorado are not happy with all the anti-choice legislating going on there.
What’s the purpose, beyond political posturing, of the “National Day of Prayer” again?
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