Concern for women’s rights among many conservatives extends only as far as it can be used against our enemies.
Can we all find common ground around improving maternal health in the United States and around the world?
In a speech for the history books, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a clear and uncompromising case for lifesaving role of international reproductive rights and health care access when testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday.
In Brussels last Friday, Secretary Clinton assured an audience at the European Parliament that “persecution and discrimination against gays and lesbians is something we take very seriously.” It’s time to turn those words into actions.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and her team are important players in setting a new agenda for fighting human trafficking. But we have reason to be concerned about how they’ll do it.
Hillary acts swiftly to clean house at State: Dybul asked to submit resignation.
Sens. Hillary Clinton and Patty Murray have introduced legislation that would block new Department of Health and Human Services provider conscience regulations from going into effect.
Exit polls show Obama winning the Catholic vote 53-45, in 2004 Kerry lost Catholics to Bush 52-47; Women gain seats in Congress and two strong advocates in the White House; Poll shows Filipinos broadly support teaching of family planning practices to students.
Overall, both married and unmarried women are supporting Senator Obama. It may be the reason why Governor Palin came out with her first stump speech about “women’s issues” today.
McCain calls Palin a direct counter to a feminist agenda but Governor Palin’s ceiling-breaking rise to prominence is a direct result of feminism – not to mention a host of other supremely beneficial public policies.