In their brief time under the leadership of Speaker John Boehner, the Republicans have voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act, defund it and eliminate all funding for life-saving health care services for women. That's hardly "soft."
The unit consists of seven members, not all Muslim, doing everything from internal education within the LAPD about Islam and Muslim culture to community education on issues like domestic violence and hate crimes.
Chris Smith's goal is to make it harder for women who have, for example, become pregnant because of a date rape, to obtain abortions unless they can pay for them themselves. And there are additional restrictions too.
While Democrats and Republicans take their luxurious 6-week vacations, 9/11 first responders like Charlie Giles are bedridden and waiting to die. Why? Because of a dysfunctional Congress that placed partisanship over people.