Georgia (and AL, KY, OH, TX …) On My Mind – and Out of My Uterus

It's all over everywhere on social media: Women, leave Georgia. Leave Alabama, Ohio, Texas, Kentucky. And: No rights, no sex! We at Indivisible East Bay respectfully wish to say: that's not a plan. Running away, starting over, is only a fantasy for most women. Most women don't have the privilege, or the money, or the … Continue reading Georgia (and AL, KY, OH, TX …) On My Mind – and Out of My Uterus

Say something, before the gag goes in

You have until July 31. TL;DR: That's the end of the period for you to comment on the "gag rule" that the Administration has proposed to try to destroy Planned Parenthood. Of course, that's not what the proposal says ... in a nutshell, as the Sacramento Bee put it: The proposal would deny federal Title X … Continue reading Say something, before the gag goes in

Keep Brett Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court

We know, you don't need a singing elf on a unicorn to get you to oppose a Supreme Court nominee with a record against abortion rights, environmental protection, consumer protection, and common sense gun safety - but we're giving you one anyway! Brett Kavanaugh, nominated not long after the Fourth of July (ain't irony great), … Continue reading Keep Brett Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court

Spit out Trump’s “gag rule” – don’t make doctors lie to patients

More than any other, two social issues have defined the conservative political agenda: no gun control and no abortions. A cynic might interpret this as conservatives being more concerned about the rights of fetuses than protecting children in our schools from getting shot — but let’s put that aside for the moment. Instead, let’s focus … Continue reading Spit out Trump’s “gag rule” – don’t make doctors lie to patients