Tag Archives: Roe v. Wade

Sunday Funday: 50th Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade Edition

PBS Newshour – a quick history of abortion in the US – 8:35: Also a little more detailed version from an NPR segment on a podcast from earlier this week.  Seems that outlawing abortion was a business decision for doctors … Continue reading

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Franken Hits Grassley’s Lack Of Respect For Service Members

From a Franken fund raising email: Grassley must apologize to every veteran The attacks from Chuck Grassley keep coming. “The most liberal nominee in Iowa Senate history” “Radical” “Socialist” Gotta love it! Chuck Grassley doesn’t know what to say about … Continue reading

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Supporting Access To Abortion After Dobbs

In the Des Moines Register Iowa Poll released on Sunday, “A majority of Iowans – 60% – say abortion should be legal in most or all cases, at a time when the state’s Republican lawmakers have new freedom to restrict … Continue reading

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Next Week Shaping Up To Be Memorable

Next week is shaping up potentially to be memorable. Pay attention! The January 6th Select Committee is scheduled to hold eight live hearings beginning next Thursday. Some will be held during prime time. We can probably expect some major headlines … Continue reading

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Iowa Voices On The Repeal of Roe v. Wade

Recently we posted an Al Franken podcast about the leaked SCOTUS draft on Roe v. Wade. In the podcast Al discussed why the founding fathers didn’t mention abortion in the constitution —  or women for that matter. We heard from … Continue reading

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Al Franken On Why Founding Fathers Didn’t Mention Abortion

Al the comedian.

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Republican Party Surrenders To TFG

Now that primary season is upon us throughout the land, it is very interesting to see that what was once the Republican Party is being primaried out of existence by its one time leader, the previous president. Just Tuesday, The … Continue reading

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Watch Iowa Democratic U.S. Senate Debate

ICYMI – Lots of good stuff here. All are quality candidates. Strong statement by Abby Finkenauer – “If you are a state legislator you do not belong in my doctor’s office or a doctor’s office of women across this country. … Continue reading

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Reproductive Rights Rallies In Iowa Today And Tomorrow

Got these THREE notices of rallies for Reproductive Rights in Iowa for Saturday and Sunday: In Iowa City: ********************************************************************************* In Des Moines: MEDIA ADVISORY – RALLY FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AT THE IOWA STATE CAPITOL TOMORROW Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> Fri 5/6/2022 10:00 … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts On The Coming End Of Roe v. Wade

Like many of you, I am livid over the leaked decision that overturns the Roe v. Wade decision. And like many of you I have been turning all sorts of thoughts concerning access to abortion over in my mind. The … Continue reading

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