Tag Archives: politics

The Wide Spectrum of Life: A Pro-Choice Perspective

I posted this quote on my Facebook from the Texas State Affairs Hearing on HB 2: "Tell me, where does pro-life stop and start? Does pro-life stop when a child is born?" -Rep. Sylvester Turner I don't think there are simple answers to either side of the situation, but I think it's important to move the discussion of life beyond a child being carried to term.   By posing this question, Rep. Turner is presenting and highlighting the rhethorical and real-life complexities related to the decision Read more [...]

Progressive Regressive: Marriage Equality

I've been feeling this odd back-and-forth pull in federal politics versus state level politics (in my particular case - California's).  It seems as if - perhaps by chance - the progressive changes on the federal level is met by regressive issues on the state level.  Though this post is really only focused on one aspect of that - marriage equality. On the same day that President Obama was elected as our first African-American president, Proposition 8 passed in California - defining that marriage Read more [...]