President’s Day 2012: The Day Democracy Lived in Virginia

Pro Choice

The start of last week marked the 132nd President’s Day.  It also marked an historic march on Richmond, Virginia, in the name of Democracy.  According to the AP, “…about 1,400 people, most of them women, linked arms to form a silent human cordon along the Capitol Square walkways that legislators use between the state Capitol and their legislative offices.”

Why did these women do this? … [Read more]

My Body, My Rights…Right?

Pro Choice

I keep saying I won’t tread here because most who know me are already quite aware that I find many of the practises of organised religion about as useful as bird poop on a car window  but, well, here I am.  I’m walking into what is an age-old argument that seems to have no resolution.

The last time I checked, most of the decision-makers in Congress are men.… [Read more]