Daily Archives: February 16, 2011

Will Attacking Planned Parenthood Create Jobs?

Guest Column by Ethan Rome Executive Director, Health Care for America Now The House Republicans seem to be saying yes. Apparently, taking away women’s access to reproductive health services is an important way to create jobs and get the economy moving again. That may explain the urgency of Rep. Mike Pence’s disgraceful legislation to defund…

University of Alabama Pressured Not to Lease Land for Coal Mine

The Black Warrior Riverkeeper non-profit environmental group, part of the national Waterkeeper Alliance, is still putting the pressure on the University of Alabama not to lease land for a coal mine on the Mulberry Fork directly across from a Birmingham drinking water source. The group emailed an open letter to University of Alabama President Robert…