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President Obama: Women Should ‘Control Their Own Health Choices’

In the kickoff of his 2012 campaign last weekend, President Obama attacked Republicans for starting a “political fight” over abortion and contraception. Speaking to a crowd in Columbus, Ohio, the President said, “We don’t need another political fight about ending a woman’s right to choose, or getting rid of Planned Parenthood — or taking away [...]
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Women legislators turn the tables and introduce bills regulating men's reproductive health

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner (D) isn't happy with bills that seek to control women's access to contraception and abortion. She has joined a trend across the nation by introducing a bill that would require ... Read Post

GOP Rep. Slams Obama’s Contraception Rule, Claims Birth Control Is ‘Unrelated To Basic Needs Of Health Care’

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

In a substantial victory for women’s health last week, President Obama approved a new rule that requires most employers to cover birth control in their health insurance plans, without additional cost-sharing. Naturally, Republicans ... Read Post

Fired up and ready to go: Photos from the Obama 2012 kickoff rally in Columbus, Ohio

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Earlier today, I joined thousands of others at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio to hear first lady Michelle Obama and President Obama kick off the 2012 general election. You can read the transcript of their remarks here, b... Read Post


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