"Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause."
“We’re taking people who are trying to do their job well and might not be very good at it and making them liable,” said Steve Dickerson, a Nashville doctor and Republican state senator who voted against the bill. “We don’t have good voter participation in Tennessee. This bill went after a problem that might have been small and brought in penalties that I think were disproportionate.”
Via: Washington Post
But the campaign doesn’t want their candidate, Stephen Noble Smith, to be the face of the movement; the movement is supposed to transcend a single candidate and build a lasting infrastructure of political power. The roadmap is simple: Organize locally, recruit local candidates who know their neighbors’ needs, and run those candidates in local races.
Via: The Intercept
Men, make a conscious choice to be in this fight with women. It’s an unholy mix of cowardice and cruelty to look the other way while the lives and rights of your fellow Southerners are at risk. And this should go without saying, but vote. Educate yourselves about local candidates; demand those candidates have clear-cut, vocal positions on supporting a woman’s right to choose.
Via: Bitter Southerner