It’s one thing to disagree, but denying opposing views in a democracy built on freedom of speech is unacceptable. And, when elected officials are banned from doing their job – representing their constituents – we have to speak out.
She persisted. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, uttered these now famous words in order to silence Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren from speaking, on Tuesday night. "She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted." Senator Elizabeth Warren was attempting to read a letter that Coretta Scott King,
1970s- In this picture we see women protesting for the right to have an abortion. Approximately a third of the million women having illegal abortions each year had to be hospitalized for complications. Roe v. The women’s liberation movement of the 1960s and ’70s reached its peak when women won the right to choose an abortion and the Supreme Court legalized the procedure in the 1973 Roe v. Wade case.. This gave the same equality to women in which men had had all along, a choice.