A new Economic Policy Institute report and “Fight for 15″ protests have a common theme: Because employers pay their workers too little to live on, workers have to rely on government assistance to get by and taxpayers foot the bill.
Vanita Gupta, who will lead the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, has been widely praised for her civil rights record. But progress on civil rights will also depend on who replaces Attorney General Eric Holder.
“Young pretty girls are the greatest communicators” when it comes to reaching out to young men on college campuses about “pro-life,” conservative values, said Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life.
On September 22, Georgetown University campus police removed from outside the school’s front gates a small group of students who had been peacefully advocating for reproductive rights, women’s rights, and equal rights regardless of sexual orientation.
Nearly two hours into the Friday morning speeches at this year’s Values Voter Summit, Rep. Marlin Stutzman revved up the crowd with his call to ban abortion, using himself as a reason.
In a recent interview with Elle magazine, the Supreme Court justice shows she’s imperfect after all.
After months of squabbling, Congress last week was unable to pass a budget bill that included funding to decrease the backlog in rape kits across the country.
On Thursday, the Senate rejected a last-minute Republican effort led by Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) to scuttle President Obama’s current and future efforts at immigration reform.
The Obama administration’s new campaign suggests that every member of the campus community has a role to play in changing the culture of sexual assault that has gone unchecked for too long.
Senate Republicans once again blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act from advancing on Monday, after having allowed it to move forward last week.