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Former GOP Congresswoman Blasts New GOP Women’s Caucus: ‘They’re Not Voting In Best Interest Of All Women’

May 26, 2012


Think Progress, May 26, 2012 by Josh Israel Former Rep. Claudine Schneider (R) was the first — and only — woman to represent Rhode Island in Congress. Over five terms in the House (from 1981 to 1991), she helped pass key environmental, health, and gender-equity laws, including the Economic Equity and the Pension Equity Acts. […]

Walker signs slew of controversial legislation, including anti-abortion and sex ed bills

April 7, 2012


Wisconsin State Journal, April 7, 2012 by The Associated Press Gov. Scott Walker quietly signed a set of contentious GOP bills barring abortion coverage through health insurance exchanges, requiring doctors to consult privately with women seeking abortions and mandating sex education teachers stress abstinence. Walker, a Republican, signed the bills Thursday but didn’t announce the […]

The GOP War On Women Demands A New Women’s Rights Agenda for America

March 19, 2012


The New Civil Rights Movement, March 19, 2012 by Tanya Domi “Feminism” with a capital “F” is making a roaring comeback, thanks to the Republican War On Women: misogyny on steroids. It’s time we demand a new women’s rights agenda. As a young girl growing up in basketball-crazed Indiana, I used to go to bed […]

Dear GOP: You do know how pregnancy works, right?

March 15, 2012


In My Head, March 15, 2012 by Emily L. Hauser I have been pregnant four times. These pregnancies led to the following four results, in this order: abortion, baby, miscarriage, baby. These pregnancies occurred over a span of many years, across two continents, and in three different homes. There were at least seven different health […]