While other industries have suffered the nonprofit arts world continues to build in strength while it encourages the growth of innumerable small businesses on its periphery thereby creating more jobs.
We all know that girls who compete in sports perform better in school are physically healthier and have a stronger self-esteem.
This House cannot function without an open accountable and independent ethics process and the molestation of that process by the majority is an abuse of power that cannot stand.
Honesty integrity and accountability the values which should be the hallmark of this government have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House.
As a microbiologist I am particularly concerned with Mr. Bush’s blatant disregard for science.
And whether it is equal pay health care Social Security or family leave this Congress has refused to address issues critical to hard-working American women.
Contraceptives have a proven track record of enhancing the health of women and children preventing unintended pregnancy and reducing the need for abortion.
For most women including women who want to have children contraception is not an option it is a basic health care necessity.
Half of all women who are sexually active but do not want to get pregnant need publicly funded services to help them access public health programs like Medicaid and Title X the national family planning program.