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Congressman Attacks GOP CongresswomenâEUR(TM)s Stand On Abortion: âEUR~It Sent The Entirely Wrong MessageâEUR(TM)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abortion rights, rape victims, congress, government, women, republicans, politics, ethics, news, healthcare, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Last week, a proposed 20-week abortion ban didnâEUR(TM)t get a vote in the House after a group of Republican women expressed concerns about its narrow exception for rape victims.
Huckabee Couldn't Deal With Women At Fox News Who Swore In The Office
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women's rights, politics, republicans, women, Mike Huckabee, elections, ethics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
Mike Huckabee channeled his internal Ned Flanders last week, lamenting the fact that he doesn't just hear cuss words in the office these days, but he even hears them coming from women.
Tell Congress: Drop the Forced Ultrasound Bill ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abuse, health care, forced ultrasounds, government, ethics, freedoms, republicans, politics, news, congress )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last Thursday, House Republicans introduced legislation to require forced vaginal ultrasounds before receiving an abortion--or what many consider to be state-sponsored rape.This unacceptable intrusion into a woman's health decisions is offensive and ...
Support National Funding for Abortions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, funding, petitions )

Freya
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
Members of Congress, notably those from the GOP, passed an anti-abortion law that prevents federal funding for all abortions, delivering a significant blow towards womenâEUR(TM)s rights. Urge Speaker of the House John Boehner to remove this law, as it violates
WATCH: Jon Stewart Ridicules Alabama Law Providing Lawyers for Fetuses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alabama, abortion, fetuses, reproductive rights, women, lawyers, laws )

Freya
- 12 days ago - alternet.org
Jon Stewart's Jessica Williams traveled to civil-rights loving Alabama for a segment on a bizarre and dangerous law that allocates state funds to provide lawyers for the fetuses of women seeking abortions.
Tell Congress: Keep Funding Planned Parenthood--Stop the Attack on Women's Health!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, health, healthcare, healthcare, PlannedParenhood funding, activism, radical Republicans, ideological blackmail, healthcare, congress, dishonesty, corruption, government, politics )

Cal
- 19 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Extreme Republicans are moving quickly to pass bills eliminating Planned Parenthood funding permanently--ending all of these vital services for the 5 million women and men nationwide who depend on public family planning providers every year.
Hold the Republican Congress Accountable ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, anti-choice, Roe vs Wade, health, women, safety, family, food )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - emilyslist.org
Add your name to tell Republicans you'll hold them accountable for their anti-choice agenda.
Over 50% Of Women Now Live In States Hostile To Abortion
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abortion, women, reproductive rights, Guttmacher Institute, civil rights, anti-choice )

Freya
- 24 days ago - yahoo.com
A new report out today from the Guttmacher Institute shows that 57 percent of women now live in a state considered to be hostile or extremely hostile to abortion rights.
The New Congress Is 80 Percent White, 80 Percent Male and 92 Percent Christian
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Americans, diversity, men, women, minorities, religion, government, politics, ethics, news, elections )

Carrie
- 24 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Trying to predict the gender and race of a member of Congress is like trying to predict who would win a basketball game between the 1996 Chicago Bulls and the 2015 New York Knicks. Which is to say: It is easy.
Tell Congress: Pass the Campus Accountability and Safety Act Now! - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, rape, women, ethics, crime, government, politics )

Beverly
- 45 days ago - action.kirstengillibrand.com
With untrained administrators, convoluted disciplinary proceedings and a culture that lays the blame on women - it is no wonder that so few college students report sexual assault. We have to take action now to change the culture and combat sexual assault.
TELL PRESIDENT OBAMA: Veto the 20-Week Abortion Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: reproductive rights, women, choice, healthcare, politics, obama, ethics, freedoms )

Beverly
- 60 days ago - action.now.org
Send an email to President Obama and tell him to stand strong against the 20-week abortion ban.
Hold Extreme Republicans Accountable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, Republicans, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 74 days ago - secure.emilyslist.org
The Republicans who won in this election are going to be bad for women and families. Pro-choice Democratic women need to know you're still standing with them.
Wearing Pants Hinders the Administration of Justice
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Kindergarten, teacher, Helen, Hulick, Los Angeles, court, women, fashion, slacks, pants, contempt, justice, administartion )

Sam
- 96 days ago - latimes.com
Kindergarten teacher Helen Hulick made Los Angeles court history -- and struck a blow for women's fashion -- in 1938.
Republican Senate Canidate Insults Single Mothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republican, women )

Ashley
- 111 days ago - rawstory.com
Jeff Bell says, "Single mothers particularly are automatically Democratic because of the benefits," "They need benefits to survive, and so that kind of weds them to the Democratic Party." Personally, I think he's losing because he's a sexist jerk.
Male Senator's Never Seen Sexism In The Senate, Thinks Kirsten Gillibrand Should Name Names (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ron Johnson, Kirtsen Gillibrand, Americans, women, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics, republicans, democrats, government )

Carrie
- 148 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In his four years in the Senate, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has never witnessed the type of sexism detailed in Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's (D-N.Y.) new book. Moreover, he thinks Gillibrand should name the male Senate colleagues who she said sexually harassed
 

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