npr: The abortion rate in the United States fell to its lowest level since the historic Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision legalized abortion nationwide a new report finds. The report by the Guttmacher Institute a research group that supports legalized abortion puts the rate at 14.6 abortions per 1000 women of childbearing age (ages 15-44) in 2014. Thats the lowest recorded rate since the Roe decision in 1973. The abortion rate has been declining for decades down from a peak of 29.3 in…
Donald Trump warned against scrapping Paris climate deal
Todd Stern also said that a recent supreme court decision to block Obama’s clean power plan would not affect US climate pledges. The US political system is a total disgrace &, in many respects it makes a complete mockery of the "democratic" process. Revolving around the curse of money & wealth the whole process is sordid & simply theatre. What a farce - little wonder growing numbers want meaningful change!
The Hobby Lobby ruling proves men of the law still can't get over 'immoral' women having sex
Thirty-five years ago, cultural critic Ellen Willis wrote, "it is depressing to have to insist that sex is not an unnecessary, morally dubious self-indulgence but a basic human need, no less for women than for men".