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A Teachable Moment

Folks, this is a teachable moment! This is the moment Planned Parenthood has been waiting for. The answer to the inexplicable sacrifice Title X funds get every time a race starts to narrow and a moderate needs to appease the far right. I am wondering if Gloria Borga of CNN [...]

2022-09-28T16:56:31+00:00July 2, 2014|General Interest|0 Comments

House Passes 1.1 Trillion Dollar Spending Bill / New York Times

In Defeat for Tea Party, House Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill By JONATHAN WEISMANJAN. 15, 2014   Launch media viewer Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday after the vote on a spending bill that left some conservative groups fuming. J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press WASHINGTON — The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday, 359 to [...]

2014-01-16T16:42:25+00:00January 16, 2014|General Interest|0 Comments

A Season of Conciliation

If you look at the headlines out of Washington, DC right now, it isn't hard to see why Sen. Harry Reid is saying that Washington is broken. After all, Congress is even fighting over how to fight (that's what the question of filibuster reform is about) and for the first [...]

2013-07-17T15:23:48+00:00July 16, 2013|General Interest|0 Comments

Gun change?

We could be two weeks away from some real progress on gun violence. First of all, Congress could pass universal background checks within the next couple of weeks. Yes, many of us Mothers would have liked to have seen a federal ban on assault weapons but the bottom line is [...]

2013-04-01T23:54:55+00:00April 1, 2013|General Interest|0 Comments

Women caught in the spin cycle over guns

Both sides of gun control issue turn to women as mouthpieces and symbols Susan Walsh/AP - Gayle Trotter, senior fellow with the Independent Women's Forum, left, sits next to National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre, in Washington, on Jan. 30, as she testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun [...]

2013-02-05T03:45:11+00:00February 4, 2013|General Interest|0 Comments

A Gun Owner on Gun Reform

  Gabby Giffords tells Congress ‘Too many children are dying’ from gun violence Posted by Joann Weiner on January 30, 2013 at 11:47 pm  On Dec. 14, 2012, after having already killed his mother, a gunman shot and killed 20 little kids and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in [...]

2013-01-31T18:53:13+00:00January 31, 2013|The Daily Dose|1 Comment

The Gender Gap on Guns

By Bill Lambrecht of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch  WASHINGTON • The passionate discussion over gun ownership often is cast as a debate between the National Rifle Association and people who don't own guns. Or between the public, which wants stricter gun laws, and a polarized Congress. But another clear dividing line [...]

2013-01-29T17:01:27+00:00January 29, 2013|General Interest|0 Comments
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