Lisa Brown

Police said the mistress was upset about a trip the NFL veteran planned to take with his wife.
So while Republicans have spent the last few months putting lipstick on the pig that is their legislative priorities, it is important for voters to remember that the softened positions these individuals are taking now don't represent a true Republican agenda.
Mark Schauer, a former congressman who is running against incumbent Gov. Rick Snyder (R) in the 2014 election, picked Lisa
As working women across the United States are finding jobs as the economy recovers from the Great Recession, it is more crucial than ever that they receive the same pay as their male counterparts.
Consider vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan, for example. He voted against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. He opposes
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Faced with the overwhelming reality of our world in which women are so often oppressed and victimized, I wonder: shouldn't I stop pretending that certain political conversations fall within the boundaries of what's normal and sane?
Men should join in rejecting the attack on reproductive health and insisting on candidates who know the issues around access to contraceptives and abortion and promise to advocate and advance coverage, affordable care, and fairness.
2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan & Matalin agree with Obama's new policy on young immigrants but then clash over why Romney doesn't. Is self-deportation politically self-immolating?
In the aftermath of the silencing of Rep. Brown, I confess that I took some delight in the many tweeple who took to the twitterverse to speculate on what if any euphemistic term would have been acceptable in lieu of the medically appropriate anatomical term, vagina.
But her colleague, State Rep. Wayne Schmidt (R-Traverse City), said Republican leadership's decision to silence Brown was
Lawmakers or anyone else who wants to gauge public tolerance for politically incorrect language just needs to turn on their television. It's all there in living, colorful language.
The oppression of women and the suppression of women's voices, particularly women working for justice is a growing phenomenon across this land.
I wonder if the folks in the Michigan State House are toying with the idea of replacing the word "vagina" with something less offensive? Rep. Lisa Brown created the opportunity when she made a speech against an abortion bill recently.
Jesus called us to prayer, compassion, service and love... in order to make a point about an issue and to speak truth to power when needed, he did so with a prophetic and often shocking word.
A Michigan state lawmaker who was banned from speaking on the House floor after she used the word "vagina" in an argument
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart What are they worried about? Vaginas aren't like Voldemort or Beetlejuice. Invoking the name
It makes one wonder: Would the Michigan Republican leadership have banned a male conservative representative for using the term "vagina" in the debate? Somehow I doubt it.