At a press conference on Capitol Hill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand demonstrated bipartisan support for her proposal to remove the reporting and prosecution of sexual assault complaints in the military from the chain of command.
As anti-choice bills fly through the legislature, we are counting on Gov. McCrory to stand up to the anti-choice leadership in the legislature and make good on his campaign promise to not support any new restrictions on abortion access.
Passing immigration reform that honored and included immigrant women would be a truly great Mother’s Day gift.
As a former civilian social worker for the Air Force, I cannot help but weigh in on the national debate about how to reform the Department of Defense’s sexual assault policies.
Marco Rubio said the Heritage Foundation’s work on immigration is “not a legitimate study.” He’s right. The author of the study, Robert Rector, has a long history of producing studies of questionable legitimacy.
Pentagon brass say they’re working on the problem but balk at meaningful changes that would safeguard those claiming assault against their superiors.
Once again, politics have trumped science, and it’s women and girls who pay the price.
Unlike in recent years, when the thrust of legislative activity was on regulating abortion, this year legislators seem to be focusing on banning abortion outright.
It is often said that a budget is a statement of priorities. It shows what matters to people. Women should matter. Access to safe medical care should matter.
The judgment is littered with scathing descriptions of bad faith, politically-motivated maneuvering, and unbelievable wastes of time and taxpayers’ money as well as jaw-dropping legal mistakes—all of which go well beyond the language one expects to find in typical legal opinions.