A key piece of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Agenda failed to pass a senate committee vote Tuesday. The Women’s Reproductive Health Act, which would have expanded access to abortion care in the state, was blocked by Republicans and seems unlikely to pass the legislature this session.
With two weeks to go until the May 20 Pennsylvania primary, and with analysts observing that single women are the key to success in this year’s elections, Rep. Brendan F. Boyle is the second Pennsylvania Democrat to stump on a woman’s right to choose despite having recently supported anti-choice legislation.
Why are Wendy Davis and Terry McAuliffe, two Southern politicians who made names for themselves as reproductive rights supporters, suddenly shrinking away from the issue of abortion?
For every odious anti-choice bill that passes into law, there are about a dozen others that fail, or never see the light of day. Here’s a list of some major bullets dodged so far this year in the state legislatures.
The case would have given the Court a chance to decide if state bans on direct corporate-to-candidate contributions violate the Constitution.
Senate leaders from both parties arrived at an agreement last week to restore emergency unemployment assistance to the long-term jobless. Even if the Senate votes yes, there’s no guarantee it will pass the House.
According to the Associated Press, the Susan B. Anthony List’s political action committee plans to spend around $10 million on this election.
As we cycle into midterm elections, this is no time for young people like me to stay home (or in the dorm).
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is running to be his state’s governor against likely Democratic nominee and pro-choice hero Wendy Davis, has chosen to campaign with a washed-up rock star known for his misogyny and racism.
The national media has attacked Wendy Davis as a hypocrite for her stance on a 20-week abortion ban. But she’s not. Here’s why.