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The GOP in the House of Representatives are proving through their actions that the tea party wing could give a fig about government waste. Their current time and resource wasting budget ...
by FiredUpInCA
Comment Count 62 comments on Sat Sep 28, 2013 at 08:17 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
Thirty lawsuits have been filed by corporations challenging the HHS regulation requiring that most health plans cover contraceptives. A survey of these cases yields some useful information as to ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 11:43 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Welcome to J Town! A gathering place to promote posts and projects, chat about the news, check on the weather (and brag about yours!) and waste spend a little time. Bring your music, your news ...
by JanF
Comment Count 226 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Last week, a pharmacist in Hilly Home, Idaho invoked the state conscience clause and refused to fill a customer's prescription for Viagra. The customer, Watt Allen Goodman, said he initially thought ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 11:33 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
As I have watched national media coverage of this debate, it has been heartbreaking, frankly, to see women's health treated as a political football. When I turn off the TV and look around my campus, ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2012 at 06:39 AM PST with 8 Recommends
A practicing Catholic explains why he skipped a mass that would likely include a bishop’s letter about contraception and a defense of the Catholic Church's political battle over free birth control,
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 10:52 AM PST with 11 Recommends
When she was Governor of Kansas, Kathleen Sebelius was a backstop for the pro-choice community on many anti-choice bills. However, she was also known to play a little politics with women’s health. ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Dec 02, 2011 at 01:20 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Let's let the Bishops sleep by themselves and keep them out of everyone's bedrooms, from the President and First Lady on down. President Obama: Make sure that all women have the same access to birth ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 10:54 AM PST with 7 Recommends
God has apparently told members of Congress it is ok to wage war on women. Well, at least some Congressmen have decided this is the case. Written by Ellen Shafer ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 01:33 PM PST with 8 Recommends
There is another 99 percent group in our country, distinct from but inextricably entwined with the now more familiar #99Percent. I refer to the 99 percent of American women who have ever had sexual ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 01:00 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Remember the Idaho pharmacist who was OK with letting a woman bleed to death ? To ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 232 comments on Sat Feb 05, 2011 at 04:30 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Unless he knew for certain that the woman who needed the prescription did not have an abortion. We must ...
by bay of arizona
Comment Count 575 comments on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 06:25 AM PST with 608 Recommends
Ugh : In November, a Planned Parenthood nurse called this Nampa Walgreen'...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 219 comments on Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 01:30 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Fundamentalist Christians want "freedom" to discriminate against people who don’t share their beliefs and consider anyone who doesn't a threat to their own "freedom." Written by ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Aug 03, 2010 at 06:51 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
In this country, a long tradition exists of individuals who have refused to perform a particular duty or task, citing their religious beliefs as justification. The very definition of Civil ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jul 26, 2010 at 07:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Weekly Pulse: The Religious Right vs. Birth Control by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Does health care reform's promise of preventive care extend to free birth control? ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Jul 14, 2010 at 04:50 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
People who have a religious moral disagreement with abortion should not have to pay for it. But I ask those who agree with me, including that brave moral giant, the Great Bart Stupak of Michigan to ...
by bay of arizona
Comment Count 219 comments on Sat Nov 07, 2009 at 02:53 PM PST with 15 Recommends
By Lindsay Beyerstein, TMC MediaWire blogger. Within hours of taking the Oath of Office, President Barack Obama ordered all federal agencies to suspend all ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2009 at 08:30 AM PST with 8 Recommends
I wrote about this back in July at my own blog , and I'll reproduce the ...
by sunflwrmoonbeam
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2008 at 10:14 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The Bush administration and the anti-choice movement have declared trench warfare against the women of America. The HHS rule change is nothing short of overriding the wishes and expectations of the ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2008 at 08:35 AM PST with 12 Recommends