Too often, “love” and “justice” are understood in completely different categories. In fact, they are just different incarnations of one another.
The Senate votes 78-22 to reauthorize VAWA.
In his State of the State speech in January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made passing the Women’s Equality Act a centerpiece of his agenda for this year, including legislation protecting women’s rights to safe abortion care. But his political allegiances make the fate of the bill unclear. Does he really support it, or is he trying to play both ends?
Can we encourage every state to follow their lead?
Well, at least he’s getting nice and specific.
The 113th session is already starting to look a lot like the 112th session.
Rachel Maddow explains that while past comments by President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, about such things as rape, abortion and homosexuality might seem irrelevant to the job, in fact they’re very important to the military members whose lives he would be overseeing.
The leading anti-choice women in politics group has never asked a woman to keynote their annual gala.
With the greatest number of women ever in Congress, there is still mathematical reason to debate 2012 as a “Year of the Woman.” The elections have come and gone and men still hold 80 out of 100 (80 percent) seats in the Senate, and 355 of 433 (82 percent) filled seats in the House.
Time gave the SBA List space to promote their claim to be “pro-life feminists.” Except that in order to be a feminist, you have to work for women’s equality. SBA List is on the anti-feminist side on pretty much every issue, including equal pay and violence against women.