The global war on women

The pervasive oppression of women and girls is humanity’s greatest travesty. Consider these facts: One out of every three women will be a victim of violence in her lifetime. Homicide is a leading cause of death for pregnant women. Women and girls ages 15 to 44 are...

Axiom: When Republicans are elected, women pay the price

This New York Times editorial (When States Punish Women) gets it right: Just since April, six states — Indiana, Virginia, Nebraska, Idaho, Oklahoma and Kansas — have enacted laws banning insurance coverage of abortion in the health insurance exchanges created as part...

The clamp down on American women

In a post on the travails of the left, I described the new (un)reality: George W. Bush is steadily and surely being rehabilitated and now the question is how much gratitude we owe him. Sarah Palin can move the public discourse with a single tweet, promoting a...