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.
The Republican Massachusetts Senate candidate has a track record of being somewhat ambiguous about the extent of his anti-choice beliefs.
The only reasonable explanation for the public stand-off is that Beatriz and other resource-poor women are politically expendable, and that crossing the Catholic Church is seen as worse than being hung out in the press as inhumane.
The one-year asylum filing deadline has resulted in thousands of survivors of persecution being turned away because of an arbitrary, technical barrier.
Having already asked lawmakers to take away commanders’ authority to overturn sexual assault convictions, Reid is now considering a measure that would entirely remove sexual assault cases from the chain of command.
The House of Representatives is expected Thursday to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act—the 37th time the Republican-dominated body has voted to defund, repeal, or otherwise dismantle the law.
We have come a long way toward declaring certain inalienable human rights, but too often issues that disproportionately affect women are left out.
The law is clear: If Castro terminated McKnight’s pregnancies against her will, he’s guilty of aggravated murder under Ohio law. The question is whether the state can prove that he’s guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
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.