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Republican War on Women

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 ...

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...

Dear Democrats, Child Care Is Not Just For Women

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.28.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Childcare is becoming quite the topic at one of the two political convention, not in terms of whether Americans in general have access to it while on the job, but rather whether delegates do while on the convention floor.

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.

Why Republicans Punishing a Rep for Saying "Vagina" Matters

Mitchell Bard | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It makes one wonder: Would the Michigan Republican leadership have banned a male conservative representative for using the term "vagina" in the debate? Somehow I doubt it.

Jennifer Bendery

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Thursday easily passed legislation to renew the Violence Against Women Act for another four years, an issue that normally ...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Ties 'War On Women' To Student Loan Debate | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democratic leaders have found another venue to hit Republicans for their so-called war on women: the debate over student l...

Join Me on April 28th

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The days of standing on the sidelines to watch others control our bodies, health, income and rights are over.

Obama, Don't Take Female Vote for Granted -- Earn It!!!

Laura Finley | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Laura Finley

Mr. Obama, please take seriously the needs of women and do not presume that the female vote is yours for the taking.

No Country for Weak Women

Lori Sokol | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Lori Sokol

'Strength does not come from physical capacity, (but) from an indomitable will." And women have always had that, even when we still considered ourselves a minority.

Michael McAuliff

Chuck Schumer Says Senate Will Vote On Violence Against Women Act | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are set to try renewing the Violence Against Women Act as early as next week, opening a new and more literal front in w...

Sexual Politics and Family Values: Let's Get It Right

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Susan Ochshorn

With all due respect to Obama, whose support for women is welcome, we're so beyond the question of free civic discourse. That we're quibbling about the right to contraception in 2012 is terrifying.

Why I Hope Today is the Last International Women's Day

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Lois Alter Mark

Today is International Women's Day, an event the world has been celebrating for more than 100 years. Personally, I hope it's the last one.

The GOP Has Gone From the Party of No to the Party of F You

Mitchell Bard | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The Republicans repeatedly say "F you" to everyone in this country except for the elite wealthy and big corporations. The party has moved so far to the right, its core policies are far out of the American mainstream.