Progress! NY Times Wedding Announcement Openly Discusses Abortion

Signs of real social progress are often very subtle. They ought to be, by nature, since real progress is really a process of normalization. When same-sex marriage doesn’t merit the “same-sex” modifier, for instance, in most mainstream news publications, it’s a signal that most members of our society think beyond the… » 9/02/13 3:49pm 9/02/13 3:49pm

Senator Defeats Texas' Anti-Abortion Bill After Standing for 13 Hours

Democrat Texas State Senator Wendy Davis has defeated the draconian Republican-sponsored anti-abortion bill, the toughest in the country. She stood up filibustering for 13 hours straight, without any physical aid at the senate floor. The law would have virtually banned abortion in the Lone Star state, reducing… » 6/26/13 8:13am 6/26/13 8:13am

Senator to Stand for 13 Hours to Stop the Texas' Anti-Abortion Bill

This is State Senator Wendy Davis three hours into her filibustering effort to stop a new Texas' anti-abortion bill. She has to keep standing and talking for 13 hours in order to defeat the Republican-sponsored text, which will virtually ban abortion in the Lone Star state reducing clinics from 47 to just five. » 6/25/13 5:02pm 6/25/13 5:02pm