By Dave Andrusko It was only a question of time. Indeed what better time could there be than now? Pro-abortion Texas state Senator Wendy Davis—who virtually instantaneously achieved the status of a “feminist icon” a little over a year ago thanks to her famous filibuster—is trailing pro-life Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) in the …Continue reading "PPFA’s political arm promises $3 million for Texas Democrats, including “feminist icon” Wendy Davis"
By Randy Hall What a difference 12 months can make! Just ask Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator who was cheered on by the “mainstream media” for conducting a “passionate” filibuster against a bill to restrict abortions in the Lone Star State. While the law eventually passed, the obscure official was instantly catapulted into …Continue reading "Wendy Davis Campaign Fading One Year After Filibuster, New York Times Declares"
By Dave Andrusko That’s the beauty of the Internet and hyperlinks. I reading an online story from today’s Dallas Morning News (which loves pro-abortion gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis) about the musings of former Vermont governor and presidential candidate Howard Dean. Wayne Slater explains that Dean’s group, Democracy for America, had endorsed Davis last year …Continue reading "Bad couple of days for pro-abortion governor candidate Wendy Davis"
By Scott Whitlock The liberal journalists at MSNBC have been quite enamored with Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, constantly promoting her Democratic campaign. Yet, a new poll showing her trailing by 14 points has gone unmentioned on the network. Even more interesting, Republican candidate Greg Abbott is beating Davis even among women, 49-41. The …Continue reading "MSNBC Silent on New Poll Showing Wendy Davis Getting Crushed, Even Losing Women"
By Sarah Crawford, Texas Right to Life John Mark weighed 1 lbs, 4.8 ounces when he was born at 26 weeks. His mother, Mia Garza McCord, Chief of Staff for Texas State Senator Kelly Hancock, delivered John Mark on April 10, 2013. More than two months later, Wendy Davis would propel herself into national …Continue reading "Fighting for a chance: John Mark and all preborn Texans"
If they gave the equivalent of a Pulitzer Prize for ridiculous headlines, the doozy from today’s left-leaning Daily Beast would walk away with the award: “How Wendy Davis Became America’s Conscience on Abortion” I don’t know about you, but I had to read that twice. Wendy Davis, you’ll recall, stood up – literally for …Continue reading "Only a leftist blog could come up with this!"
By Dave Andrusko It could not have worked out any better for her. Pro-abortion feminist “icon” Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis worked the room—in this case the sympathetic editorial board of the Dallas Morning News— like the slick politician she is and there are largely favorable headlines everywhere as she massages her stance on …Continue reading "How pro-abortion “icon” Wendy Davis supposedly became America’s “conscience” on abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Well…what is it that pro-abortion “icon” Wendy Davis is now saying about abortions performed after 20 weeks? Or, asked differently, what does this headline from the pro-Davis Dallas Morning News suggest: “Wendy Davis backs 20-week abortion ban that defers to women.” (Hint: it is deliberately obscure because Davis has no intention …Continue reading "Zigging and Zagging doesn’t diminish Wendy Davis’ radical position on abortion"
By Kyle Drennen In a glowing profile of Texas state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis that amounted to a campaign commercial on Wednesday’s NBC Today, correspondent Maria Shriver proclaimed: “Wendy Davis became a familiar name last year when she stood in her pink tennis shoes for eleven hours to defeat a Texas …Continue reading "NBC’s Maria Shriver Offers Fawning Profile of ‘Overnight Sensation’ Wendy Davis"
By Dave Andrusko Over the next three days NRL News Today will include some “year in review” stories. They are fun to write and useful overviews. I’d like to begin with our benighted opposition which is really scrambling to find silver linings in a sky filled with dark (i.e., life-affirming) clouds. We talked last …Continue reading "What does Wendy Davis’s nomination as a finalist for the 2013 ”Texan of the Year” award tell us?"
By Dave Andrusko Even when the insincerity of pro-abortion politicians is transparent, for them even to pretend to believe that we’d be better off without aborting any children is going to incur the wrath of those who believe there are never enough abortions and to suggest otherwise is verboten. Yesterday I’d thought about mentioning (at …Continue reading "Militant pro-abortion icon Wendy Davis not militant enough for some"
By Carol Tobias, President, National Right to Life Pro-abortion Texas state Senator Wendy Davis, now running for governor, is claiming to be pro-life. Davis is known nationwide for leading a filibuster in the Texas senate in an attempt to make sure that unborn babies capable of feeling pain (20-weeks fetal age) continue to be killed …Continue reading "Wendy Davis is pro-life??"