Republican lawmakers asked Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards the same questions over and over, seeming not to care what her answers were or whether their questions were grounded in reality.
House Democrats reintroduced a bill last week that would prohibit so-called crisis pregnancy centers from falsely advertising that they provide abortion services.
A report released during the week of Father’s Day finds that public policy and research often ignore men’s role in caregiving, and that paid parental leave is key to increasing gender equality worldwide.
Almost no independent research has investigated the potential health impacts of long-term feminine hygiene product use. Studies have generally taken place through product manufacturers—who aren’t required to release the results in full to the public.
The Campus Accountability and Safety Act would designate confidential advisors to counsel sexual assault survivors on their options, stiffen penalties for universities that don’t do enough to address sexual assault, and require colleges to survey their students about their experiences.
Christine Quinn’s silence was notable because she is widely perceived to be the only obstacle standing between the bill and its passage.
New York’s city council has a bill that would require paid sick days for more than 1.2 million workers. Research shows it’s an economic no-brainer. But the bill’s been stalled for more than 1,000 days, even as a natural disaster and flu epidemic hit the city.
Pregnancy shouldn’t leave a woman with a disability and ostracized from her community. And Congress should ensure investments for the more than two million women worldwide that have obstetric fistula.
Caroline Kennedy, Andrew Cuomo, Rep. Carolyn Maloney — for the voters of New York, who’s the most pro-choice of them all?
Feminist Majority PAC and NOW PAC have endorsed Carolyn Maloney, Congresswoman from New York (and RH Reality Check contributor!) for Sen. Hillary Clinton’s seat.