Yesterday, the SC legislature passed a long-overdue Criminal Domestic Violence bill in an effort to bring much-needed reform to a state with one of the worst records on domestic abuse. One of the chief debates over this legislation was the proposed gun ban for DV offenders. Second amendment advocates argued that there are already laws … [Read more…]
Today on Friday politics: This week Carly Fiorina became the second female candidate to announce she’s running for President in 2016. She is seeking the Republican nomination. When asked about women’s issues, Ms. Fiorina now famously quipped: “I find it personally insulting as a woman that the Democratic Party talks about women’s issues,” she said. … [Read more…]
This week, a bill advanced in the SC Senate that would make abortions after 20 weeks illegal in this state. The legislation is part of coordinated effort on the part of various pro-life agencies and is based on model legislation authored by the National Right to Life Committee. The 20-week ban has been passed in … [Read more…]
On Fridays, we’ll be starting a series of political discussions about current events, particularly as they impact women in the South. And today’s political discussion concerns this billboard which, if you live in Columbia, you’ve probably seen around town: So – what’s it all about?
This photograph was taken at the Malcolm X United Liberation Front headquarters in Tallahassee in the early 1970s.