national right to life committee
Here's why that's a problem.
The ban would be difficult to enforce and likely violates Roe v. Wade, say its critics.
There is something unnerving about the rush of Republican presidential candidates to go on record as standing firmly against women's reproductive rights. They do not have the vaguest notion of what it is like to be pregnant as a result of abuse, incest, assault or a multitude of other wrongs, or simply what it is like to be a woman denied control of her own body.
The Affordable Care Act of 2010 is one of the most impressive changes to our healthcare system since the introduction of Medicare in 1965. But Sarah Palin's "death panel" hysteria forced President Obama to remove a crucial piece of his original proposal, rendering it less effective.
"In a Republican Senate, under my leadership, we would have the kind of real debate on the issues that the American people
Under H.R. 5175, every other group would have to report names of people who donate at least $600 for election activities. Every. Other. Group -- the Sierra Club, the AFL-CIO -- except the NRA.
We cannot control anti-choice lawmakers or Operation Rescue, but we can call out their outrageous statements and aggressive tactics.
On the bright side, the Democrats still have a sizable majority in the Senate, with or without Bayh. Republicans would have
Most versions of the Democratic health plan would create subsidies for lower-income people to buy private health insurance
It could be that our institutions are so corrupt, our political discourse so banal and polluted, that they are incapable of lifting us up from our national malaise.