Actress and activist Patricia Arquette argued for the ERA on Tuesday, saying women do not have equal protection under the law and laying bare with chilling examples how women today are often treated as sub-humans in America and do not have the same value as men.
They say they are fighting abortion, but recent actions by Donald Trump and his Republican enablers make clear that they in fact have declared war on birth control itself. In doing so they have taken the “war on women” to a new extreme level because they are challenging the right of women to have access to contraceptives, which are used by 60% of women of reproductive age.
It is particularly noteworthy to mention that while then-Senator Jeff Sessions blatantly committed perjury under oath before the Senate, he did so with impunity and protection of his Republican cohorts. A woman who dared laugh faces prison time.
This is the right of a woman and her doctor.These decisions should be made between the two of them with open, careful, honest, truthful consults. Not the legislature.
This bill wasn’t written with the intent to protect or govern on the side of the woman. It was written to save fetuses.
The claim by Ivanka Trump that she is a force for good rang hollow as the president recently signed an executive order that would be anything but good for American women.
"There is zero part of me that understands why a rapist or someone who got someone pregnant against their will, maybe incest, would have any right in that decision.”
Economic growth, declining deficit, lower taxes, and historical record of job creation means “the country going in the wrong direction."
Oklahoma evangelical Republicans force doctors to give patients deceptive and unscientific advice just to keep their medical licenses.
"Republicans want to provide extremists with a road map to every woman in the state who's exercised her constitutional right to choose."
"Until equal rights are guaranteed in our Constitution, wage inequality and discrimination against American women will continue unabated.”
The archbishop's complaint reveals the Church’s patriarchal mindset that women, young or old, are the clergy’s property to control
Ohio’s John Kasich and Sam Brownback of Kansas are just the latest Republicans to use abortion to distract their residents from bad policies
The reality is that the purpose is to punish the federal government for not adhering to Catholic and evangelicals' religious edicts
Tomorrow, House Republicans are slated to pass "filibuster-proof" legislation founded on religion to defund Planned Parenthood and Obamacare
A brand-spanking new report conducted and released by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, a noted research group out of the University of Texas, Austin, the state's anti-abortion laws are hurting women and prohibiting from making their own reproductive health choices which is, after all, the goal of evangelical Republicans.
The only regard Charles or David Koch have for the poor is keeping them in poverty and subjugated to the rich at any cost
The GOP is opposed to providing for the general welfare of anyone but corporations, the filthy rich, and especially the extremely religious
So what evangelical Republicans in Congress came up with this week is a "novel" piece of federal legislation that mirrors the rash of religious Republican state schemes to legalize discrimination against the LGBT community.
Republicans claim their abominable legislation overturning a Washington D.C. anti-discrimination statute that prohibited religious employers from punishing women who use birth control, family planning services, or abortion services was to protect employers' religious liberty according to the Hobby Lobby ruling. However, they revealed the legislation is about using religious tyranny to control women.