- I know what some of you are going to say, so let me say it for you: it's two men arguing for and against abortion. Dissect at will.–AJP "At one point in the conversation, Bomberger asks 'how is that the same people that can find these clinics to have an abortion can't find the same clinics for contraception?' He says it's because Planned Parenthood doesn't tell the women about other clinics that don't offer abortion services.
"Veazey says women should be able to 'determine when or whether to have children according to her own conscious and religious beliefs without governmental interference.' Women, he says, 'are moral agents' on the issue."
- "When reading below, I hope people will check back with the demands of those on strike. The conditions inside Pelican Bay and other California prisons are conditions that were they happening in a prison overseas – there would be a different outcry – a different level of support. But given the racial and class politics inside of the US, most assume this torturous treatment is acceptable or deserved. An 'assessment' is what government entities always offer up in the face of protest y dissent. It is what the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration Customs Enforcement have offered up in the face of questions regarding how Secure Communities is being rolled out. To offer an 'assessment' is to deny what the community is witnessing and EXPERIENCING as truth."
- "With the polls still open on Election Day, a woman’s recorded voice told tens of thousands of blacks who picked up the phone to 'relax' and not to worry about going to vote because O’Malley (D), the incumbent governor, had already been 'successful' in his rematch against Ehrlich. Henson has hired a lawyer, Edward Smith Jr., who shares his client’s panache for the provocative. Smith said the calls were a far cry from notorious attempts to restrict the rights of blacks after the Civil War and before the civil rights movement of the 1960s."
- "'This is not just a one-way street,' says Grimes, 19. 'It’s just that no one [in our community] went out to the media and spoke to anyone.' Grimes points out that tensions have dramatically reduced now compared to 2009. She says it is frustrating that so many of the school’s accomplishments have been overshadowed by the media’s overplayed tensions between African-American and Asian students.
"But the Asian activists believe there is still work to be done to overcome the inherent distrust between African-American and Asian groups. 'We have more security than guidance counselors,' Tong says. '[School officials are] asking them not to fight, not to be criminals, but [at the same time] are treating them like criminals.'”