The reason that conservative politicians can keep launching one attack after another against sexual freedom and reproductive rights without worrying about losing their base of straight white male support is that straight white men know they will never have to obey these laws. So they can feel free to posture about how terrible all this sex is and how it’s supposedly ruining “the family,” all while knowing that they are safe to keep having all the sex they want, even the kinky sex, without any real fear of being punished for it in the way that other people have to fear they will be. Amanda Marcotte, “Straight White Men Don’t Have to Fear the Anti-Sex Political Crusade”
The activity of those special interests [groups] pushing their bills to be introduced and passed ought to count as lobbying, and it ought to be disclosed as such.

- Lisa Graves

Read about the sketchy connections between the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and special interest groups here.

Yet, Americans United for Life’s (AUL) efforts to eliminate insurance coverage for abortion get help from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which makes a habit of insisting to the press that it no longer engages in social policy. http://bit.ly/1a3FF4Q

Yet, Americans United for Life’s (AUL) efforts to eliminate insurance coverage for abortion get help from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), which makes a habit of insisting to the press that it no longer engages in social policy. http://bit.ly/1a3FF4Q

Does Restricting Abortion “Promote Job Creation”?

Short answer: no.

To the Virginia Republicans who want to block Medicaid expansion, we’re just like…

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) said a lot of awesome things at a recent debate over HR 7, a “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion” bill that House Republicans have sent to the floor. He says he hoped he offended someone, because he fully intended to. Good for him! 

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) said a lot of awesome things at a recent debate over HR 7, a “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion” bill that House Republicans have sent to the floor. He says he hoped he offended someone, because he fully intended to. Good for him! 


"As we reflect on the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, we recommit ourselves to the decision’s guiding principle: that every woman should be able to make her own choices about her body and her health." - President Barack Obama

Thank you, Mr. President!Read the entire statement here: http://usat.ly/KHNZMd

"As we reflect on the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, we recommit ourselves to the decision’s guiding principle: that every woman should be able to make her own choices about her body and her health." - President Barack Obama

Thank you, Mr. President!

Read the entire statement here: http://usat.ly/KHNZMd