The Haunting Facebook Photo
Apr30

The Haunting Facebook Photo

Despite Inger and Philippa being legally married in Iowa, the Defence of Marriage Act, aka DOMA, means the Federal Government does not have to recognize their marriage because Philippa is not a US citizen. So in Iowa they are married, sort of…cross a state line and they aren’t, sort of- heck, even in Iowa it’s unclear thanks to DOMA. United States, my ass.

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[Take Action Campaign] Johnson & Johnson: Drop Your Unhealthy Support for ALEC
Apr25

[Take Action Campaign] Johnson & Johnson: Drop Your Unhealthy Support for ALEC

Join the MOMocrats’ campaign to make Johnson & Johnson drop ALEC! Sign our petition and attend the “virtual shareholders'” meeting.

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How the War on Women Mirrors Domestic Abuse
Apr23

How the War on Women Mirrors Domestic Abuse

This is a guest post by MOMocrats Facebook fan Stewart J. Frimer, LCSW. “Certainly the Constitution does not require discrimination on the basis of sex. The only issue is whether it prohibits it. It doesn’t.” — Justice Anonin Scalia Justice Scalia’s assertion that the Constitution does not guarantee women equal rights under the law underscores the sad trend for females in the US in the 21st century — and...

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Equal Pay Day is About Economic Security for Middle Class Families: Guest Post by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
Apr18

Equal Pay Day is About Economic Security for Middle Class Families: Guest Post by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Yesterday was Equal Pay Day, an event we discussed on this morning’s MOMocrats MOMochat podcast. Reprinted with permission. I was disheartened to hear Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin recently signed a law that repealed Wisconsin’s Fair Pay Act. This commonsense piece of legislation, like the Lilly Ledbetter Act signed into law by President Obama in 2009, was designed to make it easier for victims of wage discrimination...

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ALEC: Anti-Family, Anti-Mom – Supported by Procter & Gamble
Apr17

ALEC: Anti-Family, Anti-Mom – Supported by Procter & Gamble

I KNEW that civil rights, once won, could not be revoked. I KNEW that the reason the United States was the Land of Opportunity was because we were guaranteed a terrific, free public education and affordable access to higher learning at first-class public universities. I was wrong. Behind the scenes, shadowy groups of wealthy and powerful people with a sinister agenda were busy undermining everything that made it possible for a large middle class to enjoy a comfortable existence. One such group is ALEC.

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