Column: 1950s Reboot

 Sex, consensual or involuntary, may lead to pregnancy. In humans, the individual carrying the eggs that may be fertilized during sexual contact is the female. The male contribution is a microscopic packet of genes that account for less than half of the total complement of genetic Continue reading “Column: 1950s Reboot”

A Handmaiden’s Country

Kentucky is the latest state to effectively ban legal abortions. Although the bill’s sponsors claim that a pregnancy may be terminated within 15 weeks of the fertilization of the egg that leads to the development of a fetus. The associated restrictions on who is eligible for the Continue reading “A Handmaiden’s Country”

Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights

State Rep. Anne Hughes (D-Easton/Redding/Weston) has joined with hundreds of legislators nationwide in support of reproductive health, rights, and justice.

With help and support from the State Innovation Exchange Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council,  Hughes and a network of Continue reading “Hughes Joins Legislators Nationwide in Support for Abortion Rights”

Stupid Is As Stupid Does

Our newly constituted Supreme Court ruled that the governor of New York State cannot limit the number of people assembling to pray.  This ruling was in response to lawsuits brought by the Roman Catholic Diocese and Hasidic Jewish organizations which argued that the restrictions imposed Continue reading “Stupid Is As Stupid Does”

What Matters Most to Easton: Anne Hughes Responds

1. What do you believe is the single most important issue facing Easton voters and why? 

Accountability is the most important issue facing voters. Government must be accountable during COVID and the pandemic recession, adding these urgent challenges to existing issues that demand Continue reading “What Matters Most to Easton: Anne Hughes Responds”

Unaffordable Care Acts

With the installation of yet another “originalist” Supreme Court Justice, the Affordable Care Act is doomed. Most people refer to this legislation as Obamacare. It provided some health insurance coverage for at least 20 million Americans who had little or no insurance.  It forced Continue reading “Unaffordable Care Acts”

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