What We Missed

A collection of newspaper front pages about the health reform vote.
The National Network of Abortion Funds speaks truth to power regarding President Obama’s anti-choice executive order.
Shark-Fu’s take on bigoted epithets hurled at lawmakers by teabaggers and other antis. So much yes.
Dana Goldstein: “[T]he bill was passed at the expense of poor women’s reproductive rights.”
Firedoglake has a list of six ways to fix the health reform bill.
In non-health care news, an historic rally and march for immigration reform was held in Washington, D.C. on Sunday. (Oddly, the linked article credits the chant “Yes we can”/”Sí se puede” to the Obama campaign.)
Following up on a couple of my previous posts:
Re: Brooklyn DA clears ACORN in video scandal: the New York Times public editor has finally admitted O’Keefe did not wear his absurd pimp costume into ACORN offices.
And BREAKING NEWS today: ACORN is shutting down.
Re: Stop Social Security discrimination against same-sex couples: Veronica Bayetti Flores alerted me to this important critique of the Rock for Equality campaign.

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Jos Truitt is Executive Director of Development at Feministing. She joined the team in July 2009, became an Editor in August 2011, and Executive Director in September 2013. She writes about a range of topics including transgender issues, abortion access, and media representation. Jos first got involved with organizing when she led a walk out against the Iraq war at her high school, the Boston Arts Academy. She was introduced to the reproductive justice movement while at Hampshire College, where she organized the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program’s annual reproductive justice conference. She has worked on the National Abortion Federation’s hotline, was a Field Organizer at Choice USA, and has volunteered as a Pro-Choice Clinic Escort. Jos has written for publications including The Guardian, Bilerico, RH Reality Check, Metro Weekly, and the Columbia Journalism Review. She has spoken and trained at numerous national conferences and college campuses about trans issues, reproductive justice, blogging, feminism, and grassroots organizing. Jos completed her MFA in Printmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute in Spring 2013. In her "spare time" she likes to bake and work on projects about mermaids.

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