What can you do about homelessness, part 2:

On Feb. 18, volunteers will fan out across the state of Connecticut to conduct the annual Point In Time (PIT) count of the state’s homeless population. This will include people who are in shelters, and people who are sleeping rough, outside and unsheltered. Sara Capen Salomons, who is both a friend of mine, and who …

Rep. Akin and the magical uterus

If you haven’t been keeping up, Rep. Todd Akin (a U.S. rep running for U.S. Senate against incumbent Claire McCaskill in — yes — Missouri) went on television yesterday in St. Louis and, when asked whether he’d support abortions for a woman after a rape, said this: It seems to me first of all from …