The Latest Republican Attack On The Poor: Ending Family Planning Services

One of the ways the Republican Party gets votes from religious conservatives is to claim that they are “pro-life” and oppose abortion. Over and over again, GOP candidates pass bills designed to make getting an abortion nearly impossible and make hyperbolic statements like saying they wish they could set themselves on fire over the issue. […]

A Simple Guide Exposing the Ignorance Shown by Conservatives About Contraceptives

When it comes to contraceptives, and sex in general, the hypocrisy and ignorance so many conservatives display is utterly astounding. I get that many of them have certain religious beliefs on which they base their life.  And that’s fine – for them.   But it’s just absurd that these people who are so vehemently opposed to […]

Cardinal Dolan Praises Hobby Lobby, Says Women Can Just Go to 7-Eleven for Access to Health Care

These people who are up in arms over the fact that laws now require health care plans to offer contraceptive coverage just don’t get it.  Sure, some of that coverage will be used to prevent unplanned pregnancies that result from sexual activity.  But in their obsession over the sex lives of strangers, these people willfully […]

The Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Case Has Absolutely Nothing To Do With Contraceptives

One thing Republicans are masters at is trying to mask their real intentions under the guise of something else.  They hide their attempts to pass legislation that benefits the rich under the myth that “tax cuts create jobs.”  If they want to support their oil buddies they say something like, “We need energy independence!”  Whenever […]

While Republicans Attack Women’s Rights, Their Policies Actually Lead to More Abortions

Women’s rights have been front page news here lately as states controlled by Republican legislatures all across the country have been moving at a feverish pace to pass new, highly restrictive, attacks on women and their bodies. A fact you fail to see many Republicans address is that abortion is a Constitutionally upheld right.  Sure, […]