Feminist Majority Statement on Weekend’s Deadly White Supremacist Rally

A statement by Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal on the domestic terrorism carried out this weekend by the white supremacist movement. “This weekend, in Charlottesville and Seattle, our county witnessed a dangerous and deadly display of hatred from white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and the KKK, all under the banner of the so-called alt-right. We watched as… [Continue Reading]

Feminist Majority Thanks the Senators and Activists Who Helped Defeat Senate Trumpcare Bill

In the early morning hours of July 28, 2017 the U.S. Senate voted 51-49 against the skinny repeal of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as the latest version of Trumpcare.   Statement by Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority, on the temporary defeat of Trumpcare in the U.S. Senate:   “This is an… [Continue Reading]

What’s the Deal with this ‘Skinny Repeal’?

As of Thursday morning the Trumpcare debate playing out on the Senate floor is moving full steam ahead, with Republican plans changing by the hour. So far they have held a vote on both a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act and the Senate’s version of Trumpcare, officially known as the Better Care Reconciliation… [Continue Reading]

This Week in Trumpcare: What Happens Next?

  On Tuesday, the Senate voted 50-50 on a motion to proceed to a debate on Trumpcare, forcing Vice President Mike Pence to come in and make the tie-breaking vote in favor of moving the bill forward. This means the rest of the week will be filled with debates on the floor, procedural votes, and… [Continue Reading]

Trumpcare 3.0 is STILL Inhumane and Deadly

A statement from Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority: “The more things change, the more they stay the same. Trumpcare 3.0 is STILL inhumane and deadly. The revised Senate Trumpcare plan—the Better Care Reconciliation Act—would still decimate Medicaid, using caps and cuts to end the program as we know it. This bill would rob… [Continue Reading]

Senate Version of Trumpcare Puts Women on the Chopping Block

The Feminist Majority condemns the cruel draft of the U.S. Senate healthcare bill released today that threatens to decimate Medicaid as we know it and rip health insurance away from millions. We’re calling on U.S. Senators to oppose the Senate’s deadly, heartless version of Trumpcare.   Statement by Feminist Majority President, Eleanor Smeal:   “Today,… [Continue Reading]

Leaked Draft of Trump Administration Rule Would Deny Women Access to Birth Control

  The Feminist Majority has grave concerns about the leaked draft of the Trump administration’s interim final rule that would add “exemptions for religious beliefs and moral convictions” for all employers–whether profit making or non-profit making—to the contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Under this rule, the draft of which… [Continue Reading]

House Passes Cruel and Deadly American Health Care Act

The Feminist Majority condemns the vote today in the U.S. House of Representatives to demolish the Affordable Care Act and calls on the U.S. Senate to stop the deadly, cruel so-called American Health Care Act. Statement by Feminist Majority President, Eleanor Smeal: “Today, House Republicans voted to throw over 24 million people off of health… [Continue Reading]

The Top Ten Feminist Victories during Trump’s First 100 Days in Office

We’ve reached the first hundred days of the Trump administration. It’s important to reflect back on the wins of the resistance. Despite overwhelming odds, people united for justice have made the message clear: We stand together. We won’t go back. Here are the Top Ten Feminist Victories during Trump’s First 100 Days in Office. The… [Continue Reading]

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]