Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.
“They want to silence women on it. I absolutely think this is about a war on women, ” said State Rep. Lisa Brown, who was barred from speaking in the Michigan House after using the word “vagina” during a debate over anti-abortion legislation.
U.S Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius was met by protesters Wednesday outside of the Covenant Community Care facility in southwest Detroit.
Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.
The Speaker of the House’s office is defending the decision to reprimanded a state lawmaker who said “vagina” during a discussion on the House floor.
A West Bloomfield State Representative has been censored for comments she made during a House session.
The Michigan House has passed legislation that would restrict and regulate abortion practices though it set aside or eased some contentious provisions.