Statement of Eleanor Smeal, President, Feminist Majority House Republicans’ newly released Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill to “Make America Sick Again” would force tens of millions of people off of health insurance, robbing women, children, and older adults of basic healthcare. This dangerous bill charts a path to end Medicaid expansion—which has provided coverage… [Continue Reading]
On January 21, we marched by the millions and chanted in one loud voice: “We won’t go back!” Now it’s time to take the next step in our fight for equal rights.
On Sunday, January 15, Democratic members of Congress, health care activists, unions, and other advocates are joining together in dozens of communities across the nation for a day of action to save health care. Join feminists and progressive activists at an “Our First Stand: Save Health Care” rally in your community! Find the rally closest… [Continue Reading]
Statement of Eleanor Smeal, President of Feminist Majority: “The Feminist Majority endorses and strongly supports Nancy Pelosi for re-election as the Democratic House Leader. Her strong leadership and encyclopedic knowledge of the issues, her total commitment and passion for Democratic values of inclusivity and equality for all, her dedication to an economy that builds the… [Continue Reading]
A recent analysis by USA Today shows that at least 75 of the over 4,000 lawsuits involving Donald Trump and his businesses are currently open. The number of unresolved legal cases is unprecedented for a presidential candidate and, if he’s elected, would be a continuing diversion and embarrassment for the country. The most problematic cases… [Continue Reading]
WASHINGTON–The National Organization for Women (NOW) and Feminist Majority are calling on Donald Trump to shut down Trump Model Management until disturbing allegations that the Republican presidential candidate’s modeling agency engaged in labor exploitation of girls and young women have been thoroughly investigated. Members of NOW and Feminist Majority will protest today from 12:30- 1:30… [Continue Reading]
Feminist Majority and the National Organization for Women (NOW) Call on Trump to Shut Down Trump Model Management, Announce Launch of #WomenWant2Know Campaign
NEW YORK–Feminist Majority and the National Organization for Women (NOW) are calling on Donald Trump to shut down Trump Model Management until disturbing allegations about the agency’s treatment of girls and young women have been thoroughly investigated. Our groups are launching the #WomenWant2Know campaign to raise questions that need to be answered by Donald Trump… [Continue Reading]
The Supreme Court, in a 5-3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, declared unconstitutional the Texas law that would have forced the closure of half of the remaining abortion clinics throughout the state. “This is a major victory for women’s health and lives in Texas and throughout the nation. But women’s rights advocates must… [Continue Reading]
Feminist leaders joined with local officials from Prince George’s County, Maryland today to condemn the one-sided, sexist media coverage of U.S. Senate candidate Congresswoman Donna Edwards.
The Feminist Majority, which endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton earlier this week, announces today the launching of its She Wins, We Win Campaign.