Category Archives: Women’s Interests

THE ABSOLUTE UNABSOLUTENESS OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

Republicans have, once again, framed an issue to suit their own misguided – and downright false – interpretation of our Constitution.  The original body of our U.S. Constitution contains scant mention of religion.  One prohibition is the requirement of a … Continue reading

Posted in Bill of Rights, Religion, Reproductive Rights, Republican Party, Republicans, Rights and Liberties, Women's Interests | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

DANIELS MANIPULATES WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE TO PUSH PRESIDENTIAL BID

One has to hand it to the Guv – he has figured out a way to sign the bill defunding Planned Parenthood while knowing that enforcement of the bill may very well be enjoined.  His actions are pure and straightforward … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Indiana, Mitch Daniels, Planned Parenthood, Reproductive Rights, Republicans, Women's Interests | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

DANIELS DALLIES OVER DEFUNDING PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Over the past seven years, Mitch Daniels has attempted to paint his Indiana reign as one of an orderly haven of wondrous progress in our Midwest sea of woes.  But Daniels has failed on numerous occasions.  Who can forget his … Continue reading

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STUTZMAN VOTES AGAINST PROTECTING YOUNG WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD

Marlin Stutzman couldn’t bring himself to vote for an international effort to end violence against women around the world by working to protect girls in developing countries through the prevention of child marriage. What kind of mindset drove 157 Republicans … Continue reading

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PHARMACEUTICAL BEHEMOTHS BIG WINNERS WITH “MOTHERS ACT ”

For those out there who dislike government – whether at a minimal level or an all out invasion – you should really ramp up on this Act.  Of course, before I write about this, let me make this disclaimer: some … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Democrat Party, Democrats, Health Care, Republican Party, Republicans, Women's Interests | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

CITY COUNCIL SQUANDERS OPPORTUNITY TO SUPPORT WORTHY WOMEN’S SHELTER

City Council couldn’t quite get its act together to make a decision that would have allowed a worthy and much-needed women’s shelter to begin construction.  Amidst bickering and heated debate, the Council voted to delay its decision on whether or … Continue reading

Posted in Floods, Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne City Council, Local Government, St. Marys River, Women's Interests | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

SECRETARY OF STATE CLINTON FACES TYPICAL DOUBLE STANDARD IN SOUTH KOREA QUESTIONS

Deciding that matters of state are less important than Hillary Clinton’s views on love, the South Korean press corps perpetuated the alive-and-well attitude that women just don’t deserve the same respect as men when it comes to their roles in … Continue reading

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PRIVACY RIGHTS FALL TO DESPERATE ANTI-CHOICE ULTRASOUND TACTIC

When it comes to getting the government out of our lives, the anti-choice crowd exercises a double standard.  Senate Bill 417 introduced by Senator Jean Leising of Indianapolis mandates a woman considering an abortion shall obtain an ultrasound at least … Continue reading

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ANTI-CHOICERS PUSHING HOSPITAL ADMITTING PRIVILEGES AT STATE LEVEL

The Indiana Senate and House are again poised for a tussle over an anti-choice bill that would require doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital in the county in which the abortion is performed.  SB89 … Continue reading

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SOUDER TO THIRD DISTRICT WOMEN: NO EQUAL PAY FOR YOU, BABY!

With the presidential election providing the major entertainment for the past number of months, reporting of many pieces of legislation has been lost in the shuffle. One of those bills is aimed at closing the wage gap that still exists … Continue reading

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