Archive for the ‘Women’s issues’ Category

No war on women here, folks

All the reasons we had a women’s movement, and all the reasons we still need one today, here in one place for your amazement –

Why I am pro-choice

The most emotionally powerful fiction in politics today is that pro-choice is the opposite of pro-life. These positions are not opposites. They are different, but not on the same continuum. Pro-life is a choice. Pro-choice advocates respect an individual woman’s decision to have her baby – even if she can’t afford it, if she is […]

Origins and consequences

Virginia’s Delegate Israel O’Quinn responded to my letter: Thanks for your message. I can tell you for certain that not a single piece of legislation I filed was influenced by ALEC or any other national legislative organization. The bills I filed, and will continue to file, come directly from constituents or are items of interest […]