30 Issues: War on Women?
Monday, October 22, 2012
30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: The role of women as an "interest group" in the election. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.
Open Prep: Questions, Articles, and Links to Get You Started
- Is either party waging a "war on women?"
- Do women function as a voting bloc?
- Are any women's rights -- reproductive or otherwise -- at stake in the election?
What are your key questions on this topic? Post them below and get the conversation going!
- Gail Collins, New York Times op-ed columnist and the author of As Texas Goes...: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda and When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present
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