Daily Archives: February 19, 2011

Quote of the Day – from Madison, Wisconsin

After 4 days of protesting, Wisconsin Union employees and students continue their peaceful protest against Republican Governor Scott Walker. Thousands of them are there, but Tea-Party supporters of Walker are coming in. mostly from out of state, with counter protests. Meanwhile, Democratic State Senators remain away from the Capitol, avoiding even a discussion on Walker’s anti-Union legislation.

This from Graeme Zielinski, spokesman for the Wisconsin Democratic Party:

“It is my belief that the Republicans will generate and propagate the idea that these are not the peaceful protests that they are. They hate that democracy is happening in the way it should, instead of the way that Scott Walker wants and fashions in the Capitol, which is with no debate, no discussion, no deliberation, no speech. They hate that we have been peaceful and will continue to be peaceful, and they want to create and use a mythology to promote their agenda, which is absolutely harmful to the working man.”

The House has voted to bar Planned Parenthood. Don’t let them get away with it.

Planned Parenthood

Stand With Us

Did you hear? The House voted to bar Planned Parenthood from federal funding (this, of course was a Republican move.)

They cut funding for HIV tests, cancer screenings, birth control, and more, putting millions of women and families at risk. We can’t let it go unanswered. It’s time for you and me to stand with Planned Parenthood.

Sign the open letter to the reps who voted for this bill — and to the senators who still have a chance to stop it.