Tag Archive | "Supreme Court appointments are forever"

Roe v. Wade in Black and White

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

0 Comments

Forty years doesn’t seem like all that long ago — especially for someone like me who is over 40! But on the 40th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade  Supreme Court decision that guaranteed that women’s access to abortion …

Continue reading...

What You Should Know About Abortion on the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

0 Comments

In just a few days, we will mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that ruled that our Constitutional right to privacy under the due process clause of the 14th Amendment extends to a

Continue reading...

Does Sharron Angle Really Think Sexual Violence is God’s Plan?

Friday, July 2, 2010

8 Comments

I know that sometimes politicians say things they might not mean or that get taken out of context (though, usually, the whole ‘out of context’ excuse doesn’t hold water).  But I was floored when GOP/Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle, who …

Continue reading...

Breaking News: Sonia Sotomayor Confirmed as Supreme Court Justice

Thursday, August 6, 2009

1 Comment

When I tweeted my enthusiasm about this decision, someone asked how I could be excited about a “racist” being confirmed to the Supreme Court.   How anyone, no matter how entrenched in their social views, could believe that this woman is …

Continue reading...

Supreme Court Says School Strip Search Unconstitutional, But Where are the Consequences?

Friday, June 26, 2009

4 Comments

Six years ago, 13-year-old Savana Redding was called to the principal’s office because another girl claimed she had given her prescription strength ibuprofen in violation of the school’s strict “zero tolerance” drug policy. When school officials didn’t find anything in …

Continue reading...

Can Obama Take the Heat?

Thursday, May 14, 2009

2 Comments

It’s probably an understatement to say that the drumbeat has been building for years for another woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court. And it’s not just a beat anymore — it’s become a relentless pounding of women’s fists …

Continue reading...

PunditMom’s Spin Cycle Sunday — OH NO! I Agree with Campbell Brown!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

6 Comments

What do you think — does she have a point about President Brarack Obama and transparency? After I posted the list of Senators who voted against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay legislation — those who voted against it were all …

Continue reading...

A Few Words about the Presidential Race — Supreme Court & Roe v. Wade

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

7 Comments

There are many important issues to consider when deciding who is going to get our vote for President — health care policies, ending the war in Iraq, the economy (and, at present, the world’s financial markets). Ending poverty in America,

Continue reading...