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]
The Feminist Majority, which endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton earlier this week, announces today the launching of its She Wins, We Win Campaign.
The Feminist Majority is proud to announce today its endorsement of Hillary Rodham Clinton for President of the United States.
Feminist Majority Honors Congresswomen Louise Slaughter, Donna Edwards and Barbara Lee together with Amy Hagstrom Miller at the 2015 Women Money Power Summit
The Feminist Majority, in partnership with Feminist Majority Foundation, at its bi-annual Women Money Power Summit presents its first ever Lifetime Achievement Award to Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, the 2015 Fearless Trailblazer Awards to Congresswomen Barbara Lee and Donna Edwards, and its Courage Award to Amy Hagstrom Miller, president of Whole Women’s Health, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC November 5, 2015.
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.
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.”
Feminist Majority Foundation leaders are elated by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding a preliminary injunction against a Mississippi TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Provider) law that would have closed the only abortion clinic in the state.