Women’s Rights

Nancy Pelosi Blows Away Andrea Mitchell’s Republican Talking Points

Nancy Pelosi Blows Away Andrea Mitchell’s Republican Talking Points

Speaker Nancy Pelosi did an interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell that aired on Tuesday, in which Mitchell inserted obvious Republican…

1 year ago

Susan B. Anthony Museum Rejects Trump Pardon and Slams Voter Suppression

A museum devoted to women's rights hero Susan B. Anthony has rejected a pardon from Donald Trump on her behalf,…

4 years ago

Trump Tantrums Over Michelle Obama’s Speech, While Pardoning Susan B. Anthony

Donald Trump took another swipe at Michelle Obama on Tuesday during a press conference announcing a pardon for long-dead women's…

4 years ago

Coronavirus has Magnified Problem of, Silence Around, Sexism and Gender Inequality

One can find in the media many important analyses and accounts of the way the coronavirus pandemic has exposed and…

4 years ago

Patricia Arquette Moves The House With Chilling Testimony In Support Of The ERA

Actress and activist Patricia Arquette argued for the ERA on Tuesday, saying women do not have equal protection under the…

5 years ago

Trump, Pence and the GOP Have Declared War On Birth Control

They say they are fighting abortion, but recent actions by Donald Trump and his Republican enablers make clear that they…

6 years ago

Opinion: Woman’s Conviction For Laughing At Jeff Sessions Is Sexism In Action

It is particularly noteworthy to mention that while then-Senator Jeff Sessions blatantly committed perjury under oath before the Senate, he…

7 years ago

Opinion: Montana Bill Charges Abortion Doctors With Homicide

This is the right of a woman and her doctor.These decisions should be made between the two of them with…

7 years ago

Opinion: Iowa Wages War On Women’s Autonomy

This bill wasn’t written with the intent to protect or govern on the side of the woman. It was written…

7 years ago

Ivanka Trump Calls Herself A ‘Force For Good’ As Her Dad Guts Protections For Women

The claim by Ivanka Trump that she is a force for good rang hollow as the president recently signed an…

7 years ago

Opinion: Republicans Grant Men, Even Rapists, Purview Over Women’s Bodies

"There is zero part of me that understands why a rapist or someone who got someone pregnant against their will,…

7 years ago

The Shockingly Stupid Reason “Educated” Women Gave For Voting For Misogynist Trump

Economic growth, declining deficit, lower taxes, and historical record of job creation means “the country going in the wrong direction."

7 years ago

Oklahoma Republicans Are One Signature Away From Banning Abortion

Oklahoma evangelical Republicans force doctors to give patients deceptive and unscientific advice just to keep their medical licenses.

8 years ago

Missouri GOP Threatens Jail If Planned Parenthood Fails to Turn Over Patient Records

"Republicans want to provide extremists with a road map to every woman in the state who's exercised her constitutional right…

8 years ago

President Obama Honors Women’s Fight For Equality on Equal Pay Day

"Until equal rights are guaranteed in our Constitution, wage inequality and discrimination against American women will continue unabated.”

8 years ago

Archbishop Attacks Girl Scouts For Being Incompatible With Catholic Values

The archbishop's complaint reveals the Church’s patriarchal mindset that women, young or old, are the clergy’s property to control

8 years ago

Republican Failures Are Distracting Voters Again With A Secret Weapon

Ohio’s John Kasich and Sam Brownback of Kansas are just the latest Republicans to use abortion to distract their residents…

8 years ago

Congressional Republicans Empower Evangelicals To Sue Governments For Enforcing Law

The reality is that the purpose is to punish the federal government for not adhering to Catholic and evangelicals' religious…

8 years ago

Republican Legislation Will Use Religion to Defund Planned Parenthood and Obamacare

Tomorrow, House Republicans are slated to pass "filibuster-proof" legislation founded on religion to defund Planned Parenthood and Obamacare

8 years ago

Republicans Proven Wrong: Anti-Abortion Laws Hurt Women

A brand-spanking new report conducted and released by the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, a noted research group out of the…

9 years ago

Dirty Liar Charles Koch Campaigns As An Advocate For the Poor

The only regard Charles or David Koch have for the poor is keeping them in poverty and subjugated to the…

9 years ago

Cowardly Americans Tremble In Fear While A Courageous Nun Defends Women

The GOP is opposed to providing for the general welfare of anyone but corporations, the filthy rich, and especially the…

9 years ago

Republicans In Congress Push A Federal Evangelical License To Discriminate Law

So what evangelical Republicans in Congress came up with this week is a "novel" piece of federal legislation that mirrors…

9 years ago

Republicans Admit Hobby Lobby Ruling Is Religious Tyranny Meant to Control Women

Republicans claim their abominable legislation overturning a Washington D.C. anti-discrimination statute that prohibited religious employers from punishing women who use…

9 years ago

S.C. Says Constitution Allows Discrimination Against Women So Gay Discrimination Is Okay

The crux of South Carolina's argument in support of discriminating against gays is that if it constitutionally permissible to discriminate…

9 years ago

Hey, Religious “Freedom” Laws Open The Door To Discrimination Against Women Too

One day people will wake up and wonder why they can no longer get the pill in their state, let…

9 years ago

The Real Unseen Danger of Indiana’s Legal Discrimination Law

It is why although the law appears only to target the LGBT community and allow the 'faithful' to legally punish…

9 years ago

The Lost Message In Patricia Arquette’s Oscar Acceptance Speech

Once in a while, and not very often, one award-winner actually says something worth hearing and as is usually the…

9 years ago

Patricia Arquette Calls For Wage Equality During Oscar Acceptance Speech

Patricia Arquette brought down the house during tonight's Academy Awards with a rallying cry for equal wages and rights for…

9 years ago

Republicans Fooled Americans Again To Eliminate Women’s Reproductive Rights

Instead of introducing legislation to create jobs, or help Americans struggling in an economy created for the benefit of the…

9 years ago

Bishops Join GOP Drive To Make Women Celibate Or Birth Machines

American Catholic bishops are taking advantage of the power bestowed on them by the conservative Catholics on the Supreme Court…

9 years ago

The Koch Brothers Fund Religious Groups That Are Eliminating Women’s Rights

To accomplish their goal of controlling the government, the Koch brothers have had to climb in bed with fundamentalist Christians…

9 years ago

Catholic Bishops Expanding the Scope of the Hobby Lobby Ruling

It appears nothing short of an outright ban, and criminalization, of all forms of birth control will satisfy the United…

9 years ago

Women’s Greatest Enemy Is Evangelical Women, Not Republican Men

Even shaky reason dictates that a robust women's electoral movement would cleanse Republican patriarchs from Congress, governorships, and state legislatures,…

9 years ago

Nurse Can’t Understand Joni Ernst’s Position Against Brutalized Sexual Assault Victims

Democrats hit Ernst today with an ad featuring Kim Tweedy, a Nurse Examiner on a West Des Moines Sexual Assault…

10 years ago

Iowa Senate Candidate Joni Ernst Can’t Escape The Republican Anti-Woman Crusade

For a senatorial candidate from Iowa, the way to show support for a religious principle is voting for a constitutional…

10 years ago

Democrats Promise To Do What The Supreme Court Won’t – Stand Up for Women’s Rights

As Republicans celebrate, congressional Democrats are fighting back with a statement that said in part, "If the Supreme Court isn't…

10 years ago

The Only Thing More Idiotic Than Personhood Is Giving a Corporation Religious Freedom

The only thing more idiotic than ascribing personhood to a legal instrument is asserting it prays, worships, and warrants religious…

10 years ago

It’s Time to Give Anti-Choice Zealots A Taste of Their Own Medicine

Freedom of speech goes both ways and it is high time to give back to religious extremists what they dole…

10 years ago

Right-Wing Christians Ignore Republicans and Push Extreme Anti-Abortion Amendment in Tennessee

All of the Republicans interfering with personal health decisions are in league with extremist Christian organizations and corporations (Hobby Lobby…

10 years ago

Republican Lindsey Graham Attempts To Steal Women’s Rights Without Even a Vote In The Senate

The latest Republican to introduce legislation attacking women's right to choose is Senator Lindsey Graham who attempted to bypass a…

10 years ago

Republicans Revive The Bogus Claim That Obama Is The Abortion President

The claim that President Obama campaigned, and revels, in being "the abortion President" is driven by racism, evangelical fanaticism, and…

10 years ago

House Republicans Kick Off 2014 By Ignoring Everything the American People Want

Republicans began 2014 the same way they started the past three years; working solely for their special interests' campaign donations…

10 years ago

The Koch Brothers Have Given Millions to Anti-Choice Organizations

The Koch brothers have given millions upon millions of dollars to anti-choice organizations using what is known as pass-through groups.

10 years ago

The Republican War on the ACA Is An Attack On Women

The ongoing war against the ACA by Republican messiah Ted Cruz is an attack on women that he enlisted ALEC's…

10 years ago

A Single Picture Perfectly Sums Up The Republican Anti-Woman Agenda

Most people have heard the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words, but it is seldom the case…

11 years ago

Anonymous Cowards Try To Silence Female Journalists With Violent Sexual Threats

Women who are involved in journalism are increasingly the targets of violent sexual threats by anonymous cowards in hopes of…

11 years ago

Obama Understands Thomas Jefferson Better Than So Called Republican Patriots

Obama clearly understood the need to remind Americans of Jefferson's words at the beginning of his speech, and it is…

11 years ago

After His Campaign’s Misogynistic Meltdown, Anthony Weiner Must Go

Anthony Weiner needs to get out of the race after the vile, misogynistic tantrum his communications director, Barbara Morgan.

11 years ago

The Republican Plan for Women: Barefoot, Pregnant, and Economically Dependent

With no religious, economic, and scientific justification for denying women the right to choose their reproductive health, it is obvious…

11 years ago

Devout Christian Jimmy Carter Calls Out The Use of Religion to Attack Women’s Rights

The 39th President and devout Christian addressed a human rights event and lashed out at all religious doctrines that contribute…

11 years ago

Despicable Men: How the Republican Re-branding Effort Has Done More Harm Than Good

Like the villain in the Despicable Me 2 film, Republicans wanted to make over their image. Like that villain, they…

11 years ago

While Stealing Women’s Rights Republicans Pledge Allegiance to Evangelical Christians

Republicans typically oppose women's equality as a matter of course, their non-stop attacks on Planned Parenthood are based on their…

11 years ago

Republicans Use Their Power to Establish State Religion and Steal Individual Rights

There are those who say the mood of the nation toward gays and women's rights are changing for the better,…

11 years ago

A 16 Year Old Girl Was Brutally Raped, But Society and Media Mourn for the Rapists

In this country when a 16-year old girl is brutally raped by promising football players, society mourns their ruined careers…

11 years ago

Women, Not Right Wing Evangelicals, Have Lost Their Freedom To Tyranny

It turns out there is a segment of the population who have lost their freedom due to tyranny, but it…

11 years ago

Some Catholic Hospitals are Treating Pregnant Women Based On Vatican Dogma

If a woman is having a miscarriage or a difficult pregnancy and she visits a Catholic hospital, chances are a…

11 years ago

America Moves Forward with Obama as Republicans Double Their Attacks on Gays and Women

Although the right wing bible crowd is solidly behind any politician promising to impose the bible's sanctions on women and…

11 years ago

The Most Effective Dismantling of Reproductive Rights Comes From Stigma

People actually willing to vocally support reproductive rights have become less and less common owing to the success of stigmatization

11 years ago

House Republicans Waste More Time Trying to Ban Abortion and Birth Control

Apparently, voter rejection of extremist views against women in the recent election is lost on Republicans because they are persisting…

11 years ago

Binders of Women Bring Down the GOP’s Pro Rape Senate Candidates

The Republican rape triplets running for the senate took a big hit last night. The War on Women was a…

11 years ago

Romney’s Greedy Drive to Divide Does Not a President Make

There are myriad reasons why Romney is unqualified to serve as president, but chief among them is his willingness to…

11 years ago

The War on Women Takes a Toll in Swing States and with Independents

A new poll shows that independents and swing state voters are aware of the war on women, crossing over liberal/conservative…

11 years ago

Mitt Romney is the Tip of the Republican Religious Extremist Spear

America's worst nightmare is a Romney presidency bolstered by conservative Christians in Congress and a bible-based Supreme Court.

11 years ago

Former Republican Says Give Obama Four More Years to Protect Women’s Freedom

Conservative Maria Ciano kicked some serious Republican bottom tonight at the DNC when she urged Americans to give Obama four…

12 years ago

The GOP Attempts to Drag America Back to Their Imaginary Conservative Utopia

Republicans adopted positions in their platform which are steeped in ideological purity that defines the party as angry, white, patriarchal,…

12 years ago

Paul Ryan Insults Women Voters, Calls Forcible Rape a ‘Side Issue’

Paul Ryan says women won't be distracted by 'side issues' of Ryan's positions on rape, which align closely with Republican…

12 years ago

A Mountain of Legislation Proves Legitimate Rape is a Republican Policy, Not a Gaffe

As Akin begs forgiveness for his words, not one Republican apologizes for the mountain of legislation that proves 'legitimate rape'…

12 years ago

Legitimate Rape is the Tip of the Republican War on Women Iceberg

There has been a firestorm over comments made by Todd Akin regarding what he calls 'legitimate rape,' and although it…

12 years ago

Exposing Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan’s Covert Mission to Punish Women

Women should be quaking at the prospect of an executive branch that holds women in such low esteem that they…

12 years ago

Revenge: It’s What Female Voters Have in Store for the GOP

Women will have their revenge at the ballot box this Fall. And we'll enjoy the spectacle of the GOP's mystified…

12 years ago

The Case against Using Religious Freedom to Block Birth Control Access

As the birth control mandate went into effect this week, religious freedom arguments continue to threaten it. Here's why they're…

12 years ago

Sponsor a Uterus And Save An American Woman from Herself

Now you can make decisions for a uterus stuck in a woman's body, and you don't even have to know…

12 years ago

Oklahoma Supreme Court to Personhood USA: Oh, No You Don’t

Those nut jobs pushing Personhood amendments around the country got slapped down again today, this time by the Oklahoma Supreme…

12 years ago

Republicans have Awakened a Livid Female Giant Who Will Make Them Pay

Women are not sitting idly by hoping the Republican assault will subside, and the GOP is going to pay in…

12 years ago

House Republicans Take Student Loans Hostage in Their War Against Women

Since House Republicans are losing the war on women, they are holding 7.4 million student loans hostage to inflict the…

12 years ago

Women Will Save America From the Republican Party’s Attack On Equal Rights

It is women who will save America from Republican fascism because they have, with minorities, taken the brunt of Republican…

12 years ago

Women Are Making Rush Limbaugh Pay For Calling Them Stupid

Rush Limbaugh made crucial errors attacking women, but attributing simple-mindedness to American women is not only reprehensible, it is incredibly…

12 years ago

Angry and Insulted Women Will Make The Republicans Pay In November

Women are angry, insulted, and sick and tired of being treated like second-class citizens and they have the motivation, intelligence…

12 years ago

All American ‘Reformed Whores’ Explain Birth Control to Rush Limbaugh

The titular head of the GOP, Rush Limbaugh, is helping the GOP narrow down that horrid big tent thing Ronald…

12 years ago

The Republicans’ Misogynistic Mandates Ignite A Wildfire Of Voter Rage

In state after state, the misogynistic mandates by Republicans enforcing religious edicts against women are inflaming men and women alike.

12 years ago

Republicans Have Awoken A Sleeping Giant And She Is Furious

The Republican war on women has awoken a sleeping giant and she is furious, driven, educated, and will remove these…

12 years ago

Roe V Wade @ 39: The Struggle For Female Liberty Continues

In the South and Midwest of our country, an evil struggling against female freedom is winning ground. In Mississippi, a…

12 years ago

A Rudderless Ship: The Left’s Betrayal of Obama and Women

Progressives and Liberals must be proud of themselves for their wavering support of President Obama and women’s rights. It is…

13 years ago

Under Siege The Tea Party’s Quiet War On the American Woman

You might not know it, but there’s a quiet war going on this election season. It's being waged in state…

13 years ago

Steering America towards Theocracy One Fetus at a Time

There is an attack on liberty in America from the corporate world, but there is a not-so-covert attack on women…

13 years ago

GOP Uses Mama Grizzlies to Attack Women’s Rights

This week’s winners of the Patriarchy Award: Sharron Angle and David Vitter. Sharron Angle announced that she’s against abortion even…

14 years ago

Domestic Violence Victims Denied Health Insurance by GOP Senators

Let’s say you were going to cast a Republican Clown Show of Hypocrites who ran on “Family Values” whilst cheating…

14 years ago