White House Will Not Release Names of Visitors

Last week, the administration attempted to quietly bury its decision to abandon the Obama-era practice of releasing the White House visitors’ logs, citing national security concerns. This means that thousands of lobbyists, donors and businessmen who come to meet with the President or his senior staff will be kept secret in records that are arguably… [Continue Reading]

The Dream of Equality Lives: The Revival of the Equal Rights Amendment

The fight for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is seeing a revival across the country. 35 years after Congress’s deadline for ratification passed, advocates for gender equality are gaining momentum in the push for a constitutional protection against discrimination based on sex. A survey conducted last year found that 80 percent of Americans polled thought… [Continue Reading]

Statement From Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal on Senate Actions Concerning Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation to the Supreme Court

Today the Feminist Majority thanks the Senators who made history filibustering the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and condemns the move by Senate Republicans to employ the “nuclear option.” Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal released the following statement:   “We want to thank the Democratic and Independent Senators who stood strong for… [Continue Reading]

Nevada Becomes 36th State to Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

Today, Nevada became the 36th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a federal Constitutional amendment that would prohibit sex discrimination and guarantee equal rights for women and girls. Nevada’s ratification will be finalized exactly 45 years after the United States Senate approved and sent the ERA to the states. As Senator Pat Spearman,… [Continue Reading]

As Attorney General, Will Jeff Session Enforce or Ignore America’s Laws?

Donald Trump could not have picked an attorney general with a more egregious record than Jeff Sessions, with his failure to defend the life, liberty and pursuit of happiness of all Americans. Feminist Majority has signed onto a letter with over 200 other national civil and human rights organizations to express strong opposition against the… [Continue Reading]