Month: February 2012

February 21, 2012 MenForWomensChoice 11 comments

Like an ever-growing number of men around the world, we think that women should control their own bodies. We hold these truths as deep moral beliefs. All humans should have the right to autonomy and bodily integrity. For women and men, this often means the same thing, but for women it has an additional meaning:…

February 16, 2012 Michael Kaufman 60 comments

There are concerted efforts by the extremists who now run the Republican Party to push through draconian laws in the United States that not only make abortions unavailable under any circumstances but put huge barriers to women obtaining safe and effective forms of contraception. In recent days, both the Republican presidential primaries, hearings in the…

February 8, 2012 Michael Kaufman 3 comments

“Mistakes were made.” “We apologize to anyone who may have been offended.” You’ve heard it all too often: an apology that doesn’t really, well, apologize. When my mother taught me to apologize to my sisters for one grievous childhood thing or another, it was all very clear: an apology meant four things. You take responsibility,…