Choice News

Choice News

King County executive candidates Dow Constantine and Susan Hutchison had their first televised debate last night on KCTS.  Constantine emphasized that he is the candidate more in line with the values of King County voters, particularly on the issue of a woman’s right to choose.

Video of the debate is available on the KCTS website.

In testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, health insurers pledged a commitment to greater equality for women’s coverage.

Publicola’s Erica C. Barnett reports that Suzan DelBene, who is running for Congress in the 8th congressional district, raised more money than anti-choice incumbent Rep. Dave Reichert last month and that she has significantly more cash on hand.

President Obama is taking heat from some on the left who feel he is being too slow to fill judicial appointments.

African cardinals attending a three-week Catholic conference spoke out against what they call “cultural Imperialism” from the West that promotes abortion and contraception rights.

NBC takes a look at workplace gender discrimination laws, and concludes that more needs to be done to break down barriers for women employees.

Goldy of horsesass points out that the ballot placement of I-1033, Tim Eyman’s initiative that would severely limit government revenues and lead to drastic cuts in funding for critical programs, is not readily obvious.  It is located immediately below the voting instructions.  Make sure you don’t miss it and vote “no”!

Note to Pierce County voters: postage for your ballot will cost 61 cents, due to the extra card for ranked choice voting.  Don’t forget the additional postage!

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