Abortion Rights Matter, Especially For Us Who Haven’t Needed One

Many moons ago, I was the girl who knew I wasn’t ready for a child. I was on birth control, but I wanted a more long-term method of contraception because I knew children weren’t going to be in the forecast for a long time (if ever). People always say, “Just take birth control, just do … More Abortion Rights Matter, Especially For Us Who Haven’t Needed One

At that age of 92, Phyllis Schlafly is dead

I do not celebrate anyone’s death, but I will not sugar-coat their lives simply because they are dead. Schlafly was a Catholic woman, famous for her conservative activism. She opposed feminism, and, unfortunately, successfully campaigned against the Equal Rights Amendment. She was anti-choice, she didn’t believe marital rape existed, and she believed same-sex marriage was … More At that age of 92, Phyllis Schlafly is dead

“No More Baby Parts”

I wonder how many people have to die before people realize words have power. How many mothers, fathers, unarmed civilians have to die before people understand that some rhetoric isn’t just inflammatory, it’s lethal? I’m convinced that as long as domestic terrorists are sad white men using guns, the GOP won’t be too worried about … More “No More Baby Parts”