Congressional Black Caucus: Public Employees Deserve a Seat at Table in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to eliminate bargaining rights for public employees is “blatantly un-American” and “jeopardizes the viability of the people during these tough economic times,”  say Reps. Emanuel Cleaver  (D-Mo.) and Gwen Moore (D-Wis.).

In a letter to Walker, Cleaver, who chairs the Congressional Black Caucus, and Moore, who represents Milwaukee in Congress, say public servants

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Gwen Moore of the People, For the People

Of late, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) has taken a lot of heat.  She’s been called vocal, among other things, for standing up for women’s health, the welfare of poor children in this country and the hardworking union workers of Wisconsin.
 
Moore, is the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s 4th congressional district.  Elected in 2005, Moore is only the second woman



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Congresswoman on Abortion: ‘I Lost a Baby’

Rep. Gwen Moore meanwhile shared a very different personal story. Responding to Rep. Paul Brown’s claim that Planned Parenthood killed “more black babies,” Moore said, “I know all about black babies. I’ve had three of them. I had one at the ripe old age of 18.” Her description of her struggles raising those children drew […]

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The Implications of Defunding Planned Parenthood

And here’s Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) speaking about having a child at 18 and the consequence of “unplanned parenthood” — and wondering where the Republicans’ concern for “black babies” is once they’re born. {qtube vid:=j5GOCfpE4RQ w:=580 h:=360 b:=1 c1:=0b8241 c2:=16cc68 ap:=0 rel:=0} >Read More<

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Who Owns the Bodies of Women of Color?

And via Akiba Solomon’s Gender Matters column, Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wisconsin) ethers the oft-repeated right-wing claim that Planned Parenthood is some sort of modern-day eugenics movement. “I can tell you I know a lot about having black babies. I’ve had three of them,” she says, and the rest is just as must-listen. >Read More<

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How Rep. Jackie Speier Opened Up On Abortion And Became The Woman Of The Week

Another Power Woman in last night’s heated debate was Rep. Gwen Moore of Wisconsin. When Rep. Paul Brown of Georgia argued that because most clinics are in ethnic neighborhoods “more black babies are killed” by Planned Parenthood, she countered, “I know all about black babies. I’ve had three of them. I had the first one […]

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This is what “pro-life” means?

Responding to Broun’s deep concern for the well-being of black babies (a concern that apparently ends when those black babies grow up to need breast exams or cervical screenings) Wisconsin Democrat Gwen Moore said, “I know a lot about having black babies. I’ve had three of them. And I had my first one … at […]

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Congresswomen Electrify Planned Parenthood Abortion Debate

The House may have voted to strip Planned Parenthood of funding, but the personal stories from Gwen Moore and Jackie Speier about an unplanned pregnancy and an abortion inspired women everywhere. The two congresswomen tell Michelle Goldberg why they decided to speak out.

In the end, Reps. Gwen Moore (D-WI) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) probably didn’t sway any votes by

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Congressswoman Gwen Moore talks with Joy Behar (CNN) about Planned Parenthood

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Republican War Against Women Workers and The Poor Continues

Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore’s impassioned defense of choice and Planned Parenthood and the plight of the impoverished in America in the face of Republican budget attacks on American’s struggling to get by, meanwhile continuing to give tax breaks to Wall Street billionaires who caused the great recession, is our video of the week. Republicans in […]

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