I'm off to the DNC Convention this weekend, so I won't be blogging from here, but hopefully I'll have good stuff to report back. I'm going to do an event on women's cancers, but while I'm there I'll have time to head to some women's events, and hopefully volunteer with the Women's Campign Forum.
While you're at work (or home over the weekend) here's what you should know:
Slate reports on the TNR piece you already read about McCain's anti-choice voting record. Here's what I don't understand: The religious right says a pro-choice running mate would alienate them from McCain, but where are they going? Similarly, where is the left going if Obama isn't pro-choice enough? Who else are you going to vote for? Also, why is abortion still this huge voting issue? What about the economy, the environment, housing...?
So, fewer women are having children in the United States. Unsurprisingly, those with higher levels of education and/or income had fewer children than those with less education or income.
Animal news: Waco has an animal birth control clinic.