Election Day 2013: Get Out and VOTE!
Oct28

Election Day 2013: Get Out and VOTE!

Five years ago, Barack Obama won the Presidency in a landslide – thanks to record turnout of minorities, young people and women. These are groups that tend to vote Democratic, and Democrats won large majorities in both the Senate and the House, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi presided over the most productive term in recent memory. Two years later it was over. The Republicans took back the House in 2010 and were eyeing the Senate,...

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One Woman’s Heart: From Pro-life to Choice
Aug12

One Woman’s Heart: From Pro-life to Choice

This guest post chronicling Claire Conner’s time in the “pro-life” movement was adapted by the author from a chapter in her book,  Wrapped in the Flag: A Personal History of America’s Radical Right (disclosure: this is MOMocrats’ affiliate link on Amazon). Claire Conner will be our guest on this week’s edition of MOMocrats MOMochat. I was a pro-life crusader before the label “pro-life” was coined....

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40 Years of Roe v. Wade: Under Attack Despite Popular Support
Jan22

40 Years of Roe v. Wade: Under Attack Despite Popular Support

Today is the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which made abortion a legal medical procedure in the United States.  Polls indicate that a majority of Americans support keeping abortion legal in all cases. “The issue of whether or not a woman has a fundamental right to be able to control her body and to be able to make informed decisions about her healthcare is something that is not controversial, but unfortunately it remains...

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Our Trip to the Democratic National Convention- Part 1
Sep10

Our Trip to the Democratic National Convention- Part 1

Queen of Spain takes her family to the Democratic National Convention and encounters ugly anti-abortion protesters and their scare tactics.

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Run, Mama Run: Candidates Who Are Veterans
May28

Run, Mama Run: Candidates Who Are Veterans

Run, Mama Run candidate and military veteran Aryanna Strader will be our special guest on this week’s MOMochat podcast. Today is the holiday when we honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country. We have been at war in the Middle East for over a decade. Yet, thanks to the technology of modern warfare, the end of the draft and multiple deployments, these wars have been fought by fewer than 1% of our...

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