State Senator Wendy Davis did us all proud. And you know the spirit of Gov Ann Richards was right there with her.
missvoltairine: anyway, here’s a thing I made, because being pro-moms is an important part of my personal politics/values (unless they are really terrible moms and/or Anne Romney) this is a pro-mom blog. your mother is everything. your mothers are everything. if you’ve had to be your own mom, you are everything.
—A man who assisted in autopsies in a big urban hospital, starting in the mid-1950s, describes the many deaths from botched abortions that he saw. “The deaths stopped overnight in 1973.” He never saw another in the 18 years before he retired. “That,” he says, “ought to tell people something about keeping abortion legal. “The Way It Was” — Mother Jones Magazine — Abortion before Roe v. Wade.
Patrick Stewart speaks out in the Amnesty 'Stop violence against women' campaign
I'm a woman,I'm raising a daughter,I'm a soul-auntie of my daughter's little sister from her father's new marriage for my brother's daughter,my niece fabulous 24 yr old goddaughter...I'm blessed to be surrounded by today's girls,tomorrow's phenomenal women ♥
"In Case Mother’s Day is Hard for You" -- a little essay that contains a great deal of heart. For mothers, and daughters, and would-be mothers, and all the losses and lacks and limits that can dwell in this most fundamental of relationships. "There are no cards to honor these children or these mothers..." from HopefulWorld