Saturday, April 25, 2009

Republican, Female, Pro-Life, Disability Champion


Meet a pro-life Republican woman from the Northwest with a child with Down Syndrome who's emerged as a leader in disability policy. No, not Sarah Palin, whose recent actions seem to be aimed at advancing her personal career.

A recent post from Patricia Bauer's great blog linked to an article in the Weekly Standard profiling Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington State, a pro-life Republican and a powerful champion for people with disabilites. The mother of a boy with Down Syndrome, Rep. McMorris has launched the bipartisan Congressional Down Syndrome Caucus. Read about her.
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