They Just Can’t Help Themselves?

Originally posted on Desert Beacon:
There’s probably a reason for the GOP “Women’s Problem.”  When Google gives a seeker at least ten+ pages containing lists of quotations*  from prominent Republican and conservative sources, which grate like a rasp on bare skin, then perhaps some people have been providing a fairly accurate assessment of the mentality…

voting, elections

It’s 2014: On your marks, get set, GO!

Happy New Year, Sirens! Now that the confetti and champagne have been cleared away, it’s time to roll up our sleeves and get down to business. We’ve got work to do Sirens! It’s an election year, baby: Get ready for another year of political ad-overload. All of Nevada’s four House seats are on the docket…

The Choice Ultimatum: Navigating the expanse between ‘brochoice’ and Gosnell

For some reason when I saw the Choice USA bro-choice campaign going viral across the interwebs last week I hung back and watched. On its face, there’s nothing wrong with doing a pro-choice campaign aimed at men. You’ve probably seen the Ryan Gosling meme with pro-choice messages, like this one circulated on Facebook by Choice…

NV lawmaker gets death threats after telling her abortion story during sex ed hearing

I suppose I should have seen it coming. As I sat listening to Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores’ compelling, raw testimony during an April 1 hearing on a comprehensive sex education bill (AB230), I should have paid closer attention to the gasps of horror that came from the opposing side. I should have recognized it as…