The Senate will vote this afternoon on whether to move forward with proposed “fast track” legislation that would pave the way for the US to enter into a special economic relationship with the anti-women’s rights, anti-human rights Sultan of Brunei – the same dictator who recently enacted an outrageous “kill-a-gay” and “flog-a-woman” penal code.
We must act now to urge confirmation of this outstanding nominee.
For too many families in the U.S., a new child or illness means economic insecurity at just the time when they are most vulnerable.
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.
Statement from Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority president: “The Feminist Majority applauds President Obama for taking much needed executive action to help fix our broken immigration system that has for too long torn hardworking families apart. We also commend the tireless grassroots activists who fought for this victory for themselves, their children, and their families. “For… [Continue Reading]
“The work continues. But VAWA has laid the necessary groundwork for us to win.”