California’s Proposition 46: A Threat to Women’s Health (Guest Post)
Oct07

California’s Proposition 46: A Threat to Women’s Health (Guest Post)

By Kathy Kneer, President & CEO of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California and Ruth Haskins, MD, Obstetrician & Gynecologist   We strongly urge all women in California to join us and vote NO on Prop 46 – a measure on the November ballot that would reduce women’s access to much-needed health care. Prop 46 will overturn key provisions of the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act, or MICRA, which governs legal proceedings...

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Vote Yes on Proposition 34: End the Death Penalty in California
Oct23

Vote Yes on Proposition 34: End the Death Penalty in California

This is a guest post on MOMocrats.com by someone with a close personal connection to the death penalty. Read Deldep Medina‘s powerful words and reflect before you decide how to vote on this ballot initiative. There’s more information here. For someone waiting on your answer, it’s literally life or death.   As a mother this election I am more popular than ever. So many ads are targeted at me, trying to get my...

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Wish They All Could Be California Girls: C’mon California, Let’s Over-Deliver
Sep09

Wish They All Could Be California Girls: C’mon California, Let’s Over-Deliver

California: we’re big, we’re blue, we have 55 electoral votes, and we’ll most likely go for Obama. But that means we have work to do inside the state to send as many Democrats to Congress as we can muster on down-ticket races, and work to do helping GOTV in swing states. So let’s go!

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SheVotes: Why I’m Taking My Two Kids & Ailing Body Across the Country
Aug28

SheVotes: Why I’m Taking My Two Kids & Ailing Body Across the Country

As the Republicans gather in Tampa to nominate Mitt Romney and their vision for an America with fewer rights and programs that assist women and families, we’re highlighting posts that illustrate what a Romney-Ryan Administration would mean to your family… and what Obama-Biden have done to help. First up: Erin Kotecki Vest on how this Administration’s policies literally saved her life, her home and her family’s...

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What Paul Ryan Plans for America
Aug11

What Paul Ryan Plans for America

In light of Mitt Romney’s appointment of Paul Ryan as his running mate, we thought it would be prudent to re-post Melissa Schober’s excellent analysis of the discredited budget plan Ryan tried to push on the nation last year. This morning Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) released a template for the FY2012 Budget Resolution. If The Path to Prosperity is, as the GOP promises, the road to restoring America’s promise I encourage...

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