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Gop War on Women

He Doth Protest Too Much: John Kasich and the GOP

Steven Conn | Posted 10.31.2015 | Politics
Steven Conn

After the most recent GOP Presidential whatever-you-want-to-call-it, some of you looking desperately for a Republican who seems, well, not kooky may have cast your gaze toward Ohio Governor John Kasich.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pro-Democratic Group Takes Republicans Back To School | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY’s List, the group that works to elect pro-choice Democratic women to Congress, wants to take Republicans back to school. The ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

CPAC Chairs: We Totally Include Gay People And Women | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The Conservative Political Action Conference has no problems with gay rights groups or women, according to Al Cardenas, chair ...

Kate Sheppard

CPAC Confirmed Speakers List Includes 22 Men, 3 Women | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a major annual gathering for the conservative movement, starts next Thursday. And w...

Did You See How Republicans Tried to Tamper With Women's Health Insurance Plans This Week?

Rep. Carolyn Maloney | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Rep. Carolyn Maloney

For years, Republicans have tried to get between a woman and her doctor. Now they're trying to come between a woman and her health insurance company.

Paul: Bill Clinton Is A 'Serial Philanderer'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) elaborated Wednesday on earlier remarks regarding former President Bill Clinton’s "predatory behavior," characterizing the De...

An Open Letter to Rand Paul

Liz Forkin Bohannon | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
Liz Forkin Bohannon

Before you go making such claims about "what all the statistics are saying" these days, there are a few you didn't mention that I'd like to bring to your attention.

Reince Priebus Rebukes Huckabee's Libido Comments

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus on Monday criticized Mike Huckabee's controversial comments about women and birth control, saying H...

Laura Bassett

Mike Huckabee: Democrats Tell Women 'They Cannot Control Their Libido' | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) is so fed up with the anti-Republican "War on Women" narrative that he went on a rant Thursday, a...

The North Carolina Twilight Zone - Part I

Annie E. Clark | Posted 09.14.2013 | Comedy
Annie E. Clark

To engage in a conversation about reproductive health with a NCGA-ordained physician, women must first scale the face of a 2,000-foot-tall cliff while singing Christian hymns and carrying a rucksack of high school "practice babies," a feat that would test even the sneakers of Wendy Davis.

Virginia's Harsh Abortion Clinic Regulations Challenged In Lawsuit

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Jim Nolan | Posted 08.14.2013 | DC

A Northern Virginia health clinic has filed the first legal challenge to new state Board of Health regulations governing Virginia's first-trimester ab...

The GOP Says What It Means

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Republicans have done a lot of soul searching to try and figure out why women voters opposed them at historic levels during the 2012 election. They've questioned their message, and their messengers. But they haven't reflected on their anti-woman policies.

Laura Bassett

Dem Group Ties Latest GOP Remarks To Todd Akin On Rape | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee sent an open letter to current and potential 2014 Republican Senate candidates on Thursday, declaring tha...

Oklahoma Republican Blasts Party For Crusade Against Birth Control

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

In a scathing critique of his Republican colleagues in the Oklahoma state Legislature, Rep. Doug Cox (R-Grove) questioned his party's efforts to restr...

2012 And 'The War On Women'

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

2012 was the year of the "war on women." From attacks on birth control access to atrociously phrased definitions of rape, womens rights and health rig...

New Poll Reveals Independent Women Voters Are Concerned About Washington's War on Women

Allyson Kapin | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics
Allyson Kapin

Just days before the election, many concerned voters are expressing their concerns over the attacks on women's basic rights. Will enough people use their civic duty to stand up for women's rights and elect leaders on Tuesday who will stand up with them?

Why Some Women Don't Vote With Their Vaginas

Keli Goff | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

Why is it that despite so many high-profile stories about conservative candidates making offensive comments about rape and abortion, not to mention trying to limit contraception access, there are still plenty of women who have not been scared away from conservatives?

Donna Brazile's Take On The War On Women (WATCH)

Posted 08.20.2013 | Home

What is the War on Women? Donna Brazile, Vice-Chair of the Democratic National Committee, joined me on Mondays With Marlo to discuss women's issues in...

Lady Parts Justice

Lizz Winstead | Posted 12.12.2012 | Comedy
Lizz Winstead

2012-10-12-Screenshot20121012at4.22.18PM.jpgToday we launch our second video, a short reminder that there are people elected to office who are making very important decisions about our bodies, and they have no business doing so.

An Educational Film for Republicans: Women's Health

Juliet Jeske | Posted 11.12.2012 | Comedy
Juliet Jeske

A short educational film for Republicans on Women's Health and the common myths about pregnancy.

Pleasure Is the Revolution We've Been Waiting For

Stefanie Iris Weiss | Posted 11.08.2012 | Women
Stefanie Iris Weiss

We need to be allowed to simply be women, and not be shamed or idealized for wanting what we want, when we want it.

Is the GOP Trying to "Censor" American Women?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Hayley Rose Horzepa

A new woman's movement is developing. We get closer and closer to it every time a stupid comment and caustic remark about women exits one of these politicians' mouths.

The Real Reason Men Should Fear Women

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 10.27.2012 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I don't want men to be gone . . . but wouldn't it be nice if they all understood who wields the real power? And wouldn't it be nice if women did, too?

Birth Control Battles and Women in Tech

Penny Herscher | Posted 10.23.2012 | Technology
Penny Herscher

Women working in technology are on the cutting edge, creating jobs and changing our world in dramatic, powerful ways. But we can't do that if politicians in Washington restrict our ability to plan our families and our futures.

With Ryan Selection, GOP Doubles Down on War on Women

Carolyn Maloney | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
Carolyn Maloney

We can all agree that there are hard choices to be made. But Mr. Ryan's way is not the right way. His "hard choices" are hard on women, hard on children, hard on the middle class, and hard on the disadvantaged.