This barreling buildup of abortion rights momentum is headed straight for the Supreme Court and there is no stopping it!
Our government almost shut down because of government funding for Planned Parenthood. This is the state of affairs in my country.
During his State of the Union address last month, President Obama introduced a proposal to offer tuition-free community college for students who attend school at least half time, keep their grade point average above 2.5, and make steady progress toward… Read More ›
This past Tuesday, we all watched and laughed as Vice President Joe Biden, in all his Biden glory, comically swore in our 114th Republican-controlled Congress. Exponentially less funny, however, was Congress’s introduction of a severe measure to restrict women’s access… Read More ›
Under the hashtag#FeministsOnTheMove, AF3IRM and Sister Circle Collective are inviting women, queer, trans, and genderqueer folks and allies to help create a strong woman’s contingent for the 13th December Million People March against police brutality. The details for the #FeministsOnTheMove… Read More ›
Christine Quinn, former speaker of the New York City Council and current spokeswoman for the Woman’s Equality Party (WEP), chatted with sherights about the need for a political party focused on women’s rights, Election Day and much more. Read on! Why… Read More ›
After a two-year fight, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that Mississippi’s last abortion clinic will remain open. In its 2-1 ruling, the Court’s majority opinion affirmed abortion rights, stating that “Pre-viability, a woman has the constitutional right to end her pregnancy by abortion,”… Read More ›
On Monday, President Barack Obama issued and signed a historic executive order aimed at protecting workers at federal contractors from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity — with no exemption based on ‘religious freedom.’ The executive order will apply… Read More ›
In the course of a week, the Supreme Court has dealt women two mind boggling blows. On the heels of McCullen, which struck down abortion clinic buffer zones, today’s Hobby Lobby ruling shattered common sensibility and set a dangerous precedent. In a… Read More ›
In McCullen, Supreme Court Demonstrates Ignorance of What Really Happens Outside Women’s Health Clinics
For months, I’ve been talking to fellow pro-choice activists in New York City about whether we could get a buffer zone passed here. There was a pretty solid consensus: we could do this, but we should wait for a decision… Read More ›