Women’s Rights

Idaho Governor Signs “Fetal Heartbeat” Abortion Bill into Law

Idaho Governor Brad Little (R) has signed a bill into law that marks one of the country's harshest abortion restrictions…

1 week ago

Deb Haaland Announces Creation of Commission to Investigate Violence Against Native American Women

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has announced the creation of a commission that will investigate and seek to curtail violence against…

2 weeks ago

Tennessee Lawmakers Propose Bill That Would Grant Fathers Veto Power Over Abortion Without Pregnant Woman’s Consent

Senator Mark Pody and Representative Jerry Sexton (R-Tenn.) have proposed a measure that would grant fathers veto power over abortion…

3 months ago

Opinion: Theocracy Alert – Trump’s SCOTUS pick wants religion to play a major role in public life

Around the world there are several nations with brutally authoritarian governments that embrace the concept of imposing religion to play…

7 months ago

GOP Senators Are Now Openly Admitting That Criminalizing Abortion Is Their SCOTUS Endgame

As Trump and McConnell move quickly to fill Ginsburg's seat, GOP senators aren't even trying to hide what their endgame…

8 months ago

Opinion: Republicans Continue To Politicize If And When We Believe Women

On Friday, Joe Biden went on Morning Joe to answer questions posed by co-host Mika Brzezinski.  I didn’t watch the…

1 year ago

Susan Collins Busted as Illegal Dark Money Pours Into Her Campaign

Donations to a Susan Collins' Super PAC have been busted for possible violations of the Federal Election Campaign Act, namely…

1 year ago

Opinion: Katie Hill Continues to Give Back As She Writes About Surviving Revenge Porn

There is no substitute for the powerful words of Katie Hill in her weekend article in the New York Times…

1 year ago

Republicans Insult Sexual Assault Victims By Circling The Wagons To Defend Alex Acosta

White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway told reporters Tuesday morning that Trump’s labor secretary Alex Acosta is doing a great…

2 years ago

House Speaker Pelosi calls for Acosta to resign over Epstein deal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his…

2 years ago

U.S. judge blocks Ohio ‘heartbeat’ law to end most abortions

A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions…

2 years ago

Rachel Maddow Tells Missouri GOP To Get Lost After They Whine About Her Abortion Coverage

Rachel Maddow had a response for the Republican-led government in Missouri after they asked her to stop reporting on the…

2 years ago

Rachel Maddow: Missouri GOP Now Forcing Women To Have ‘Medically Unnecessary’ Pelvic Exams

The GOP-led government in Missouri is now forcing the last abortion clinic in the state to conduct mandatory and medically…

2 years ago

It’s (still) a man’s world as equality pledges fail 1.4 bln women

World leaders are failing 1.4 billion girls and women on promises of a fairer future, according to a global index…

2 years ago

Support for abortion rights grows as Republicans move to ban it in some states: Reuters poll

Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments…

2 years ago

‘Power’ loss: TV show protests Georgia abortion law by leaving U.S. state

"It felt wrong for us to go ahead and make our show and take money/tax credit from a state that…

2 years ago

BUSTED: Secret Memo Exposes Republican Talking Points On Abortion Bans

The very secret, “'strictly OFF-THE-RECORD' and not to be printed or reproduced by/for media" document was produced by the Republican…

2 years ago

Republicans Dig Their Own Graves As Voters Massively Oppose Alabama And Georgia Abortion Bills

By a margin of 56%-33%, voters oppose the anti-choice laws being passed in red states like Alabama and Georgia.

2 years ago

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward

Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court…

2 years ago

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans

U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme…

2 years ago

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