MEDIA ADVISORY: 6/23 Press Conference on Trumpcare with Women’s Leaders

Feminist Majority, National Organization for Women, In Her Own Voice, and the National Women’s Law Center join together to speak out about how the Senate and House Versions of Trumpcare harm women.

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]

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]

Feminist Majority Launches Grassroots Movement to Save Roe

The Feminist Majority is launching a grassroots movement to save Roe v. Wade. The Millions4Roe.org campaign will activate feminists across the country to protect abortion rights on the federal, state and local levels. “An active right-wing movement is working to overturn Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in all 50 states under the… [Continue Reading]

Republican Repeal Bill Robs Women, Children, and Older Adults of Basic Healthcare

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]

Feminist Majority Strongly Supports Nancy Pelosi for Re-Election as Democratic House Leader

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]

“Women want to know if Donald Trump is Profiting from the Exploitation of Women and Young Girls!”

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]