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Eva Brates
Eva Brates
Associate, Corallo Media Strategies
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      Eva Brates

      Eva Brates is an associate at Corallo Media Strategies, Inc., a public affairs firm located in Alexandria, VA.

The problem with being ‘bro-choice’

              Colorado's Nate Tomlinson, center, reacts with teammates to their draw to play UNLV in the NCAA college basketball tournament during a selection show party, Sunday, March 11, 2012, at head coach Tad Boyle's home in Longmont, Colo. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, AAron Ontiveroz)  MAGS OUT; TV OUT

I recently happened upon a video that made me despair for my generation. The video is produced by Campus Reform, and features a reporter parodying the archetypal thoughtless college guy. The purpose: to demonstrate the recent trend toward young men whose reason for advocating lax abortion laws is the belief that young women will be more likely to have sex with them. You’re not misreading this. The message of these groups is simple, “I’m pro-choice. We should hook up?”

Is it any surprise Americans don’t trust their government?

4:49 PM 06/20/2013

James Madison, one of our most vocally liberty-loving founding fathers, said: “I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” If only our liberties were being abridged by gradual and silent encroachments. What Americans are currently experiencing is a zealous bulldozing of our rights at a pace we’ve never before seen.