The Egg-Americans initiative in Mississippi was defeated. My sincere thanks to all who worked very hard to get just that done.
The fight was won but the war will go on, sadly. The war against women, that is. Similar initiatives are being planned in several states in 2012. But I'm heartened by the Mississippians not going the whole hog on the denial of women's personhood.
In other good news:
A year after Republicans swept legislatures across the country, voters in Ohio delivered their verdict on a centerpiece of the conservative legislative agenda, striking down a law that restricted public workers’ rights to bargain collectively.This post is going to be on only good news. Not-so-good news will be covered later.