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Samantha @samanthajess ?

active 1 year, 9 months ago
  • Samantha commented on the blog post Four responses to how Martha Raddatz posed the abortion question   1 year, 10 months ago · View

    I don’t think we CAN convince them. But – and I think what Mimi is trying to portray – from a political point of view, is it appropriate to place the issue in a religious voice as Raddatz did in her question? It’s not. A religious basis is not a political one but an economic [...]

  • Samantha commented on the blog post Four responses to how Martha Raddatz posed the abortion question   1 year, 10 months ago · View

    I think part of framing the argument in terms of economics and medicine is to illustrate that religious beliefs are personal and not political. This should be the rhetoric – it is essentially reiterating the “separation of church and state”. Unfortunately, this is not “proving you wrong”. It seems that the issues arise not in [...]

  • Samantha commented on the blog post What if kids could vote?   1 year, 10 months ago · View

    When I was reading this post, the first thing that I thought of was that decisions are being made on behalf of kids by those who are neither representative of nor acting on behalf of the best interests of whom they represent. @Stephanie Ainbinder: Your comment made me think further about how who would vote and [...]

  • The way that you have captured the various stops, speakers and feelings of this march makes me feel as if I was there and am there as I read your words. What struck me the most about this post is the fact that there would have been a single organization or march for sub-group of [...]

  • Samantha became a registered member   1 year, 10 months ago · View

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