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Equal Pay Day Shows How Far Women Still Have to Go

(91) Comments | Posted April 12, 2016 | 9:56 AM

Today marks "Equal Pay Day," the day when women's pay finally catches up to men's pay from last year. You'll have to forgive me for not cheering too loudly.

Each year Equal Pay Day highlights how far we still have to go in the fight...

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여성의 선택권에 있어서는 힐러리만이 답이다

(1) Comments | Posted February 19, 2016 | 2:15 PM

*이 글은 여배우 캐서린 터너의 허핑턴포스트 블로그를 번역한 글입니다.

대법원이 낙태를 기본권으로 선언하고, 본인의 건강에 대한 결정을 스스로 내릴 수 있는 여성의 권리를 영원히 보호한 것이 거의 43년 전이다. 1위를 달리는 공화당 경선 주자는 대법원의 그 판결을 무효화하겠다고 맹세했다. 수정 헌법 14조를 사용해 미국 여성들로부터...

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When It Comes to Choice, Hillary Is the Only Choice

(546) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 10:02 AM

Forty three years ago next week, the Supreme Court declared abortion a fundamental right, and forever preserved a woman's right to make her own decisions about her health. Yet today, just two weeks before the Iowa caucuses, the Republican front-runner in that state has vowed to invalidate this Supreme Court...

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Republicans' Playbook on Women Gets Even Scarier

(1008) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 3:28 PM

Last week, Ted Cruz promoted the endorsement of Troy Newman, an anti-choice leader who has gone so far as to say that a perfectly biblical society would execute its abortion providers.

Let that sink in for a moment.

Ted Cruz is so thrilled that someone who...

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Jeb Bush Is 'Not Sure' We Need Women's Health Funding; I'm Not Sure We Need Jeb Bush

(223) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 10:49 AM

Jeb Bush said earlier this week that not only does he want to obliterate Planned Parenthood but he is “not sure we need half a billion dollars for women’s health issues” at all.

Ah, yes. “Women’s issues.” What a trivial distraction from the real issues facing America.

When women...

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Think the 'Personhood' Issue Is Over? Think Again

(36) Comments | Posted May 6, 2015 | 2:37 PM

This piece was originally published at RH Reality Check.

Last year, Colorado voters defeated by a 2-1 margin a "personhood" amendment that aimed to outlaw all abortions and many forms of birth control. A similar bill in deep-red North Dakota also went down in...

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Take Me Back to the 21st Century!

(497) Comments | Posted November 2, 2012 | 1:00 PM

Can we not go a week in America without a Republican candidate saying something idiotic and terrifying about women? We had Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin, currently a member of the House Science (!) Committee, explain that victims of "legitimate rape" are biologically incapable of becoming...

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A Fight That Matters

(84) Comments | Posted April 15, 2009 | 10:50 AM

When George W. Bush left office, it felt like everyone breathed a sigh of relief. After eight hard years, it seemed that sanity had returned to our country and, once again, the rule of law would reign supreme.

For those of us who believed that the dark days of President...

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