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We are women Colorado organizes rally in Central Denver

October 5, 2012


Examiner, October 5, 2012 by Juli Turano Saturday, October 6, 2012, in the heart of Denver, We are Women Colorado (WAWCO), a statewide women’s social organization is holding its first “Equality Rally and March.” The planned events are scheduled to begin around 1p.m. and weather permitting, conclude around 5p.m. See details below. WAWCO aims to […]

Confused by GOP ‘personhood’ stand

September 14, 2012

0, September 14, 2012 by Linda R. Garfunkel As a lifelong Democrat, I have avoided paying much attention to the Republican National Convention. But one issue in their platform is of great interest to me: personhood and when it begins. The Republican Party believes it starts at conception. So their national platform states that there should […]

We’re Not ‘The Entitlement Generation’

September 12, 2012


Huffington Post, September 12, 2012 by Sandra Fluke Last weekend, Representative Walsh said he was “offended” by me, a “life-time student,” and that he wanted me to stop acting “entitled” and “get a job.” He explained that it wasn’t my fault because my generation has been raised this way and doesn’t know how to take care of […]

I Feel Bad for My Vagina

September 11, 2012


Huffington Post, September 11, 2012 by Denise Vivaldo I happen to love my vagina. We have been through thick and thin together. The great, the good, the average and the occasional nights we never speak of. Ever. Now that we are 60, which is the new 40, we both feel we have a lot of […]

Personhood supporters love babies and women (just not at the same time)

September 10, 2012


Clarion Ledger, September 10, 2012 by Natalie Winningham The noble advocates for life want women to know that they are only trying to help. By lobbying to remove all exceptions for abortion, including life of the mother, they are sending us a message of love: they don’t’ want to control us; they just want to […]

The “Health Of The Mother” And The War On Women

September 9, 2012


The New Civil Rights Movement, September 9, 2012 by JEAN ANN ESSELINK The Romney campaign announced last week that Mitt was mistaken when he said he believed in a “health of the mother” abortion exception.” What “health of the mother” really means in the lives of  women is On Our Radar. Once upon a time, there […]

Personhood law’s definition of life dubious

September 9, 2012


Coloradoan, September 9, 2012 by Dick Heyman There is a nationwide volatile debate about abortion. Right now, abortion is legal early in a pregnancy only. There are many who believe that it should not be allowed based on their personal and religious belief as to when life begins. It’s a bit flippant to simply say, “If […]