Your representatives in action, against women's... →
Spanish and Cultural Competence for Health and... →
A VCU international study/learning experience
Adding to Virginia's shame
There are Confederate flag-bearing apologists at the Lee Monument, celebrating their hate-based “heritage”.
RTD Virginia Politics Blog: Republicans offer... →
virginiapolitics: A Republican amendment to legislation that would require women seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound is being offered that would make transvaginal ultrasounds optional. As written, the bill would require ultrasounds regardless of the method. Early in a woman’s pregnancy, the more common…
David Frum on the GOP’s Lost Sense of Reality →
If only someone on that side of the aisle would listen…
Anatomy of an unsafe abortion →
Pre-abortion ultrasound: the medical evidence and... →
RVA from above (looking east)
fanrva: RVA skyline looking east, taken yesterday by via Smiziley. Click below to view larger. Original Article
In Case You Were Wondering, Chris Brown Is Still... →
motherjones: If you haven’t read the old police report lately or seen Brown’s tweets from Grammy night, you owe it to yourself to check this out.
RTD Virginia Politics Blog: House poised to pass... →
virginiapolitics: BY WESLEY P. HESTER The House of Delegates has given a preliminary approval to legislation that would expand the state’s death penalty to include people involved in a capital murder who do not actually commit the killing. House Bill 389, sponsored by C. Todd Gilbert, R-Shenandoah, would… When even Ken Cuccinelli thanks you’ve gone too far…you’ve...
RTD Virginia Politics Blog: House advances... →
virginiapolitics: BY OLYMPIA MEOLA The Virginia House of Delegates today gave preliminary approval to a measure requiring a woman to receive an ultrasound before having an abortion. Members advanced the bill to a final vote on Tuesday after rejecting an amendment proposed by Del. David L. Englin,… So—Virginia now wants women who are seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound...
Is Abortion Linked to Breast Cancer? →
If anyone claims that abortion is linked to breast cancer they are 1) wrong, 2) ignoring the best available medical evidence, or 3) lying.
Virginia's "personhood" bill is approved out of... →
A bill that would define life as starting at conception moves to the Republican-controlled House floor; then to the Republican-controlled Senate. The bill could threaten both contraceptive choices and IVF.
The mandate to provide contraception coverage...
Considering we have established an employer-based, private health insurance system, then contraception should be available via any insurance. Conservatives have fought the idea of a public insurance option, so necessary services must be made available via private coverage. If your religious faith doesn’t approve of contraception, then don’t use it. But it should available and...
Podcast - Breakfast Blend with Galaxy Girl... →
galaxygirlradio: Walker Brothers, Supergrass, the Kiss Offs, Strange Boys, Swirlies, Lois, some bands playing in town in the next week or so, AND MUCH MORE!!! Mmmm…music….