I have always kept my politics off my blog and confined it to my facebook or twitter posts, but this day, after this week, I cannot. This is not something I can stand quietly by and watch. I must speak out, and loudly, in every platform I can. thus, todays photos are not the beautiful ones of my beloved Big Sur coast, but of women who have and are speaking out. On this day, I want to say that no one, NO ONE should be forced to become a mother by government entities — against her will. Happy Mother’s Day to all who gladly assume this heavy mantle.
”We must link arms in this fight. I invite all people to join us,” she said. “If you stand for freedom, for self-determination, for the right to privacy — if you stand for these principles, stand with us.” She added that “women’s issues are America’s issues. And democracies — democracies cannot be strong if the rights of women are under attack.” (Kamala Harris, 5/3/2022, at the annual gathering for Emily’s List.)