In the Year of the Ram, Young Democrats across the country wish you good health, fortune and prosperity. The Ram is a great year and those born under its sign are known to be are wise, gentle and compassionate. But also tough and firm in their opinions. As Democrats, these are qualities we particularly value - be it compassion for those in our communities or the strength to stand by our ideals.
January 22, 2015 marked the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade the Supreme Court decision that established a woman's right to legally choose an abortion. I wrote an op-ed for The Hill reflecting on how 42 years later access to reproductive health care has been restricted more and more especially with a newly GOP controlled US Senate.
Roe at 42: Stripping Away Its Promise
By Atima Omara, President, Young Democrats of America