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What Mitt Romney must do to woo women (Guardian)


(A panel featuring Naomi Wolf, Jill Filipovic, me and others.)


For female voters like me, a candidate's image comes as a result of actions. That is why there is very little Mitt Romney can do before election day to convince me that his presidency would be good for women. His actions tell me just the opposite. For instance, the candidate has pledged to defund Planned Parenthood; voiced support for the Blunt Amendment, a bill introduced to restrict access to birth control and said that he supports overturning Roe v Wade. For anyone concerned about reproductive healthcare, Romney's stance should chill the blood. Read more...