Senate Candidate Todd Akin Says If Rape Is Legit, Pregnancy Won’t Happen
Aug19

Senate Candidate Todd Akin Says If Rape Is Legit, Pregnancy Won’t Happen

No lie, he really and truly said that. There are no words for how disgusting this is. He’s the Republican Senate candidate running against Claire McCaskill in Missouri. She was appalled, too. Via RhRealityCheck: Today’s case in point is provided by Missouri Tea Party Senate Candidate Todd Akin, a former board member of Missouri Right to Life, who has come up with a whole new angle on why rape is not really a legitimate...

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Open Letter to Ann Romney
Aug15

Open Letter to Ann Romney

Dear Ann Romney, I don’t like your attitude very much. It seems very entitled and imperious. You say you have done everything legally required, and there will be no more tax returns. Not only do you say it, you say it with a snarl, as if those you’re asking to vote for your husband are simply too stupid to understand what a tax return filed by a Very Wealthy Couple looks like. As if you’re saying “we’ve...

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The MOMocrats Discuss Plan B: Why Did HHS Overrule the FDA’s Recommendation to Offer Plan B Emergency Contraceptive as OTC?
Dec12

The MOMocrats Discuss Plan B: Why Did HHS Overrule the FDA’s Recommendation to Offer Plan B Emergency Contraceptive as OTC?

It all started with a smart, heated post cross-posted to the MOMocrats from Advocates for Youth (AFY), lambasting the Obama administration and the Secretary of Health and Human Services’ decision to override the FDA’s recommendation to offer Plan B as an over-the-counter drug. Plan B, of course, is known as the “day-after” pill, preventing the implantation of a fertilized egg in the womb, much as can happen randomly in any woman’s cycle without influence by any medicines.

In backchannel emails, each of the MOMocrats weighed in.

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