A bill to rescind the 1969 statute died quietly in committee, precisely the kind of behind closed doors workings that has undermined dozens of good bills in the past. Joanne Ferrary is reintroducing the bill in 2019. Find out how you can help make it law and protect a woman’s right to choose.
In addition to weathering a Trump assault on Planned Parenthood; another school slaughter; another Israeli slaughter; we have more on Trujillo’s denials of sexual harassment: His ‘lie detector test’ is a total hoax.
Report on Trump’s new assault on women’s rights and Planned Parenthood, plus information on the an opportunity to meet Janene Yazzie, how to phone bank and canvass in support of all five candidates we support.
Writing about the sexual exploitation of women should come from a woman, and so today’s blog comes from Roxanne. We also provide a video that educates men on the meaning of consent. Lastly, we include links to local organizations who work with women and girls who have suffered from sexual abuse.
I can’t recall five more important blogs in a single week. What’s more, all but one has an entirely national focus and so would be relevant to any and all friends and family. I’d highly encourage sharing. Also today, a call to action for the Ranked Choice Voting hearing on Tuesday. At the end of…
Originally posted soon after the election, we keep this post on the home page as it outlines how Retake Our Democracy has been formed and how its Action Teams will engage, educate, and activate our communities.
Posted in Jan 2017, maintained on home page as it summarizes a three prong strategy: local, state and national. Over 350 progressives convened in Albuquerque for the Progressive Action Summit yesterday. Alan Webber and Paul Gibson presented to a packed room on Resist Trump & Reimagine New Mexico. This blog summarizes our thoughts.
First we marched for and with women; then we stormed airports in support of Muslims; soon we will be dismantling a wall, but we may not be seeing the real threat. Trial Balloon for a Coup points to what may be really going on and a NY Times piece provides more evidence of how we fight injustice.
It has been truly brutal since Jan 20, with only really a massive march to restore our spirit, but today, you get some good news…
Only days after Trump announced plans to gut the Violence Against Women Act, Gov. Martinez proposes to cut almost one-third of state funding for NM’s Rape Crisis Centers. This blog recommends actions on this and provides details on the obscene Rape Kit Backlog. In addition, an action alert for Friday as UNM hosts white supremacist…