Ohio HB 200 Intrusive, Unconscionable, Unsafe, Inaccurate and UnHealthy Push Against Women’s Reproductive Rights

I’d say I’m at a loss for words for how to express my extreme discontent over Ohio House Bill 200 but I’m going to save it for a steady and increasingly louder drumbeat of arguments against it starting tonight. Make no mistake, to defeat this absolute and absolutely invasive set of provisions that completely contradict…

Prescription Drug Abuse: Who do you know who is “Legally Addicted”?

From the Civic Commons blog: The Civic Commons’ tagline is “Turning Talk Into Action.” But how do we even begin to talk about an issue as complex, life-threatening and, frankly, frightening as teen abuse of prescription drugs? Your Teen Media believes that performance can open up roads to dialogue, making it then possible for parents…

Roe v. Wade at 40

The latest NBC poll offers a nice recognition for today’s milestone reached by Roe: According to the poll, 54 percent of adults say that abortion should be legal either always or most of the time, while a combined 44 percent said it should be illegal – either with or without exceptions. That’s the first time…

[video] Huffington: Idea that Bachmann Can’t Deal w/Big Boy Stress is Sexist

I was laughing and cheering at the same time Sunday morning when I saw this unfold on This Week. I could not agree more, but I also couldn’t say it as fantabulously as Arianna Huffington, not always one of my favorites but she did a great job here and even George Will says the migraine…