When Sen. Warren and Rep. George Miller invited Walmart workers to brief Congress on Tuesday about the retail giant’s abusive practices, the conversation was about more than just Walmart.
While the Hobby Lobby ruling keeps the government from guaranteeing basic reproductive health care for workers, the Harris decision effectively hobbles the ability of a group of public employees—most of whom are women—to properly bargain for affordable health care along with other vital benefits.
As Mitt Romney describes his plans for his administration, public workers — of whom women make up a large majority in many sectors — learn they will be left to fend for themselves.
Conservatives in Michigan are at once proposing to make working-class motherhood more financially challenging while at the same time placing further restrictions on the choice of whether and when to become a mother in the first place.
As a civics/history lesson our family went down to the Capitol on Thursday to see the protests since our district canceled school. I reminded my kids that if we were in some countries, say Egypt or Bahrain, they would have to worry about possibly getting shot.