More than 40 years ago, the Supreme Court, in Roe v. Wade, confirmed that women have the right to make their own decisions about whether to terminate a pregnancy. Just three years later, unable to ban abortion for every woman, Congress passed the Hyde Amendment on this day in 1976, restricting access to abortion for… [Continue Reading]
After remaining fairly quest on her position on the issue, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has formally announced that she opposes the Keystone XL Pipeline.
In her recent trip to Iowa, Hillary Clinton called sexual assault an “epidemic” on college campuses, and revealed her three-part plan to eradicate campus sexual assault and sexual violence.
We Applaud the Introduction of the EACH Woman Act to End Restrictions on Health Insurance Coverage of Abortion
“For too long, low-income women have been denied abortion coverage just because they can’t afford it and live in a state without coverage,” said Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal.
“Don’t be fooled. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is no deal for women. It hurts women workers and undermines women’s rights and human rights, while also threatening environmental regulations, availability of affordable medicines, food safety, and more,” said Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation.
On International Women’s Day and during the 50th Anniversary of the Selma March for Voting Rights, the Feminist Majority urges U.S. Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) to make history and to seek retiring Senator Barbara Mikulski’s seat.