'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Planned Parenthood lobbyist Alisa Lapolt Snow provoked well-deserved backlash last month for testifying in opposition to Florida legislation HB 1129, which awards infants born alive within the context of abortion the same rights of infants born alive via natural birth.
Her name is Naomi, and she has not yet been born. If mom and dad have guessed correctly, she is about 28 weeks old. The pregnancy growth trackers suggest that Naomi is the size of an eggplant, beginning to breathe on her own, and capable of sucking her own toes.
Essence magazine claims to have a "motivating message" for black women, and to "speak directly to a black woman's spirit, her heart and her unique concerns."
Missy Reilly Smith, who has paired up with pro-life Democratic presidential candidate Randall Terry to siphon votes from President Obama, isn't about to fall into the rabbit hole and start questioning the president's U.S. citizenship, parentage or even his views on government largesse.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's Mormon faith is likely to be a factor in the primary elections, but not the general election, says a Pew Research Center survey released Wednesday.
"A better world awaits the generation that absorbs what women and men have to share about life from a joint perspective. Together, all things are possible." Those words from Karen Staser, founder of the National Women's History Museum, are inspiring. Even so, Ms. Staser's plan runs counter to the idea of creating yet another museum, this time on the National Mall, with the stated lofty goal of highlighting women's history. According to this vision, shouldn't women's history be seen as a part of American history? Countless museums across the county have already highlighted the landmark contributions of women and placed them in historical context.
Sanger once said, "We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population, and the minister is the man who can straighten out that idea if it ever occurs to any of their more rebellious members."