The family planning debate affects people far from the halls of Brussels -- people like Lisa, who was raped by a family member then told to by a local "doctor" to swallow acid and rub it all over her genital area.
The Church in Brazil is manned by the likes of the Archbishop of Recife, whose latest idea of social activism was to ex-communicate the mother of a nine-year-old rape victim, who got the child an abortion.
Joan Walsh went on the O'Reilly Factor Friday night having publicly vowed to be well-prepared to defend the reproductive rights of women and the legality of Dr. Tiller's clinical practice, and truly doled out some major ownage.
For those in favor of women's rights, the first 100 days of the Obama administration has been like a honeymoon. We've continually been reminded why we fell in love in the first place. Here's a report card.