Daily Round-Up

Daily Round-Up

Daily Round-Up - June 20, 2012

Wondering what’s going on with the attack on women’s rights?  UniteWomen.org brings you some of the latest news on many of the issues in the War on Women!

I’m Not Just a Key Demographic

Already this summer, I’m observing cheesy, schmaltzy, one-size-fits-all attempts to court women voters. Many campaigns seem to reach from the same old tired bag of tricks every time they want to reach out to women:

• Make the website page look soft and feminine.
• Have a “Women For… (Insert candidate’s name here)” group.
• Talk about abortion to the exclusion of almost anything else.
• Show the candidate’s wife as often as possible.
• Hire perky, pretty college girls to sign up supporters using clipboards.
• Shoot photos around the dinner table (as if that’s the only place women hang out).

Snore. Flinch. Recoil. Why are they doing this?  Read More

Ohio Personhood Amendment Lacks Signatures

A proposed Personhood amendment in Ohio likely will not be on the state ballot this November because the group circulating the petition has received only a small percentage of the necessary signatures. Personhood Ohio needs to collect 385,000 signatures in order for the Personhood amendment to be added to the ballot. With the deadline two weeks away, the group has collected only 20,000 signatures, or approximately five percent of the required signatures….Read More

The only good abortion is my abortion

There is no universal good option. There is no universal bad option. But for each individual there is an option that is the least bad. Here is why I am pro-choice. If someone has to make a decision and the best they can hope for is the least-bad option, I don’t believe I have any business making that choice for them…Read More

Rush Limbaugh Off Air in Philadelphia

Limbaugh has been a mainstay on the CBS owned?station in Philadelphia for at least 20 years. Today he was replaced by Michael Smerconish with the intro “forget the anger, reason is back”…Read More

Do Women Today Take Title IX for Granted?

“Title IX matters. And it is just as important today as when it was first passed forty years ago,” says Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls. “From addressing inequality in math and science education, to ensuring dormitories are safe, to preventing sexual assault on campus, to fairly funding athletic programs, Title IX ensures equality for our young people in every aspect of their education.”  Read More

 

 

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