Republicans Warn Bank CEOs to Stay Clear of Growing Politicization, Social, Cultural Issues

Republicans on Sept. 22 urged the heads of the nation’s largest banks to avoid inappropriately taking liberal stances on social and cultural issues such as firearms and abortion. JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon, Citigroup’s Jane Fraser, Wells Fargo’s Charles Scharf, and Bank of America’s Brian Moynihan and other chief executives testified Thursday before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and … Read more

Comedian Judy Gold blasts Sen. Lindsey Graham on Stephanie Ruhle’s MSNBC show

A panel on MSNBC’s “The 11th Hour” tore into Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., over his proposed national abortion limit, with guest and comedian Judy Gold smearing him in a sexually demeaning manner. Gold claimed the lawmaker has “never seen a vagina” nor “seen a naked woman” and said that pro-life men in general “need Viagra.” The … Read more

GOP quiet as Arizona Democrats condemn abortion ruling

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Democrats vowed Saturday to fight for women’s rights after a court reinstated a law first enacted during the Civil War that bans abortion in nearly all circumstances, looking to capitalize on an issue they hope will have a major impact on the midterm elections. Republican candidates were silent a day after … Read more

California Governor Gavin Newsom calls on Democrats to go on offense

CNN  —  California Gov. Gavin Newsom warned members of his party Saturday that the GOP is “winning right now” as that party controls the national conversation – arguing that Democrats’ failure to offer a “compelling alternative narrative” has put the “entire rights agenda” of the last half-century at risk. Criticizing the GOP push for restrictive … Read more

Abortion is a matter of ‘freedom’ for Biden and Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The way President Joe Biden sees it, the overturning of Roe vs. Wade was not just about whether a woman has a right to obtain an abortion. “It’s about freedom,” Biden said at a private fundraiser in New York this past week. Vice President Kamala Harris takes an even bolder approach when … Read more

Biden promises to codify Roe if two more Democrats are elected to Senate

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Democratic National Committee event at the National Education Association headquarters in Washington, U.S., September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters President Joe Biden vowed Friday that Democrats will codify the right to an abortion into law if two more are elected to the U.S. Senate … Read more

Judge blocks Indiana abortion ban week after it took effect

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge on Thursday blocked the state’s abortion ban from being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution. Owen County Judge Kelsey Hanlon issued a preliminary injunction against the ban that took effect one week ago. The injunction was sought … Read more

Graham: Abortion ‘not a states’ rights issue’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday said abortion is “not a states’ rights issue” as he continues to promote his legislation that would ban abortions nationwide after 15 weeks. In an interview on “Fox & Friends,” Graham acknowledged that his legislation goes against conservative ideas of federalism and letting individual states decide their own laws.   … Read more

Men are leading a movement to lock up women for getting abortions

CNN  —  A businessman turned state representative from rural Oil City, Louisiana, and a Baptist pastor banded together earlier this year on a radical mission. They were adamant that a woman who receives an abortion should receive the same criminal consequences as one who drowns her baby. Under a bill they promoted, pregnant people could … Read more

Roger Wicker of MS only one to respond to abortion questions

Sen. Roger Wicker U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker was the only member of Mississippi’s Republican congressional delegation to respond to questions this week about a proposal to impose a nationwide ban on abortions after 15 weeks. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, recently proposed the 15-week ban in the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court … Read more