I don't mean to sound ungrateful. President Obama has shown a great deal of support for women on many levels, starting with the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. However, it's time for the President to go beyond that.
We can all agree that there are hard choices to be made. But Mr. Ryan's way is not the right way. His "hard choices" are hard on women, hard on children, hard on the middle class, and hard on the disadvantaged.
You've heard the saying, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned." Well, ladies, it is time for some serious fury! And men, I am talking to you, too -- all fathers, sons, brothers, lovers, and friends of women.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit on behalf of New York and ten other states with the mission of compelling the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue new regulations on soot pollution.
Can a country that prides itself as the leader and protector of democracy in the world, and one which implores other countries to include the word "women" in their constitutions (Afghanistan and Iraq), still not protect the rights of women in its own?
Never in the history of this country has Congress ever restricted the right of the White House or State Department to meet with representatives of a foreign state, even in wartime. If this measure passes, it will establish a dangerous precedent.