Browsing All posts tagged under »National Organization For Women«

Women Rally on Capitol Against War on Women

August 20, 2012


Ms. Magazine Blog, August 20, 2012 Hundreds of women converged on the U.S. Capitol Saturday for We Are Woman, a national rally that aimed to target the war on women being waged by conservative politicians and promote reproductive rights, equal pay, and the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment Speakers at the rally included Rep. […]

Abortion rights advocates let their voices be heard

June 2, 2012


LA Times, June 2, 2012 by Sandy Banks Women attending a political strategy session take a page from anti-abortion forces and use personal stories to dispel shame and bolster support. The subject was reproductive rights, the audience was fervently pro-choice and the panelists were activists from Planned Parenthood, the National Organization for Women and the […]

Woman who ate poison while pregnant loses appeal

May 11, 2012


Seattle Times, May 11, 2012 by CHARLES WILSON The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday declined to drop murder and feticide charges against a woman who ate rat poison while she was pregnant in a case that medical and women’s rights groups contend could have larger repercussions. The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday declined to drop […]

3 Videos Everyone Who Assumes Women Are Free Should See

April 5, 2012


Huffington Post, April 5, 2012 by Soraya Chemaly Most women (and their spouses), whether personally comfortable with abortion or not, don’t automatically think about whether or not they might end up in jail, arrested while in labor or strapped to a hospital bed to undergo a forced Caesarian when they get pregnant. Laura Pemberton certainly […]