By Angelice Romero |Staff Writer| Full time employees, no matter what company they work for, should get free contraception from their health insurance providers. It is less harmful to use contraception than it is to spread diseases and have unwanted pregnancies. President Barack Obama has proposed that all employers should provide contraception to their employees through their medical insurance. This became an issue for employers who do not believe in contraception for religious, conservative or moral reasons. They fought against this issue, believing Obama should not force them to give medical insurance for something they do not believe in. Recently, Obama and his administration … [Read more...] about No condoms for you! Employers refuse to provide aspect of health care
By Sara Nydam |Staff Writer| The presidential candidate that learns to appeal to women's issues will be the candidate that wins this year's elections. Approximately 66 percent of women reported that they were registered to vote, according to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau. With such a large demographic, candidates must learn how to appeal to women voters. Only one presidential candidate in recent history has been able to win without the majority of women’s votes. That was George W. Bush in 2000. This only emphasizes the amount of impact women have during elections and how crucial their votes are. As women decide which candidate they will be voting for in the upcoming election, the … [Read more...] about Women’s Impact on Presidential Election
By Chris Johnson |Staff Writer| President Barack Obama announced on Oct. 21 that the war in Iraq will be over by the year’s end. I guess you can say that the plan he announced during his presidential campaign to bring America’s troops home is finally coming to fruition as he stated that the troops will be back for the holidays. However, later on in his speech he contradicted his earlier statement by saying that half of the remaining troops will be brought home at the end of the year while the rest will soon follow in the coming months. So I ask, is the war in Iraq truly over? I do believe that although a majority of the soldiers will be brought back, but there will most likely … [Read more...] about Obama brings home Iraq troops: war over?