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More good legislative news: lawmakers in Congress introduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to help keep pregnant women in the workplace and protect against commonplace discrimination that often pushes them out.
One common suggestion to remedying the absurd number of anti-woman bills coming out of Congress is to elect more women to office. It must be a good idea, because Missouri Republicans are fighting to stop women from entering politics.
With so many studies coming out offering sometimes conflicting information about the impact of discrimination, it makes sense there’s confusion about just how pervasive the problem is. Thankfully we have a primer for you.
Montana Republicans had tried to exclude prescription birth control coverage from the state’s low-income health insurance plan, but a judge ruled that was unconstitutional.
In case you are curious, here’s what Bristol Palin thinks of the President’s decision to come out in support of same-sex marriage.
Why are female professional athletes treated differently in domestic violence cases?
While you’re celebrating mom, don’t forget to also thank a teacher!
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