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US Politics & Gov't

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
- 6 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
- 21 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
- 34 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
- 57 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
- 72 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
- 109 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
90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor, Hedy Epstein, Arrested in Ferguson Protest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holocaust survivor, Hedy Epstein, Ferguson, women, human rights )

Nancy
- 123 days ago - dailykos.com
Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust survivor and long-time human rights activist, was arrested today in front of Governor Jay Nixon's downtown office along with eight others. If the spirit moves you, Hedy's website link is within this news.
Find Out If Your Senators Voted for Women or Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, reproductive rights, birth control, Senate, Hobby Lobby )

Freya
- 157 days ago - prochoiceamerica.org
Thank them if they voted for women - or scold them for siding with Hobby Lobby and other religious nut jobs.
Tennessee Arrests First Mother Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, health, women, protection, prevention, government, healthcare, news, politics, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 161 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The new law allows the state to criminally charge mothers for potentially causing harm to their fetuses by using drugs.
Tennessee Arrests First Mother Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, crime, healthcare, freedoms, politics, drugs, diet, exercise, women, warning, protection, abuse, babies, risks, safety, war )

Wild
- 161 days ago - nationofchange.org
Is Tennessee's new legislation--which allows the state to criminally charge mothers for potentially causing harm to their fetuses by using drugs--stripping women of their fundamental rights once they become pregnant?
Liz Cheney on Emergency Contraception: Liberals Think 'Abortion Rights Trump Everything' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, birth control, abortion rights, Liz Cheney, FOX News, Hobby Lobby, dishonesty, freedoms, healthcare, politics, propaganda, republicans, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 168 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News contributor Liz Cheney asserted on Sunday that the government's legal argument that would have forced Hobby Lobby to cover emergency contraception for its female employees was "abortion rights trump everything."
A Womb of Her Own: DIY Abortion and Birth Control After Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hobby Lobby, woens' rights, actvism, abortion rights, women, politics, usa, news, media, ethics, government )

Cal
- 168 days ago - vice.com
New activism after the Hobby Lobby decision from the Supreme Court
Female Justices Dissent as Supreme Court Lets Christian College Opt Out of Birth Control Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, female, justices, women, ruling, ethics, healthcare, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 170 days ago - rawstory.com
The Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that a Christian college in Illinois could temporarily abstain from following the reproductive health mandate under the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, women, abortion politics, safety, freedoms, rights, ethics, crime )

Carrie
- 178 days ago - msnbc.com
In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law Thursday that set a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, saying it violates the First Amendment. Massachusetts had argued that the buffer zone, which anti-abortion ...
23 Years Later, Senator Who Interrogated Anita Hill Still Doesn't Understand Sexual Harassment (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, women, sexual harassment, Alan Simpson, Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill, corruption, ethics, politics, government, republicans )

Carrie
- 228 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Back in 1991, Hill's hearing -- which required her to recount the explicit details of her allegations over and over again to a panel of all-white, all-male lawmakers -- was explosive national news.
 

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