Statement of Eleanor Smeal for the Feminist Majority Political Action Committee on the Selection of Sarah Palin as Republican Vice Presidential Candidate

John McCain just doesn’t get it. He doesn’t understand women voters and especially Hillary voters. Sarah Palin is no Hillary Clinton. You can’t attract Hillary voters and women voters with a woman opposed to what Hillary stands for. Sarah Palin strongly opposes women’s abortion and family planning rights. She is a proponent of teaching creationism… [Continue Reading]

Statement of Eleanor Smeal for the Feminist Majority Political Action Committee on Senator Joseph Biden’s Selection as the Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate

Having met with and worked with Senator Biden on many issues over more than two decades, I know he is committed to ending injustices towards women and securing equality. Over the years, Senator Biden has proven to be a friend of the women’s movement. On a whole host of issues, Biden has been there for… [Continue Reading]

Feminist Majority Leads Campaign to Defeat Anti-Woman Ballot Initiatives

Statement of Eleanor Smeal, President Feminist Majority launched a campaign today to build a war chest to help defeat anti-abortion ballot measures that may be placed on as many as ten state ballots in November and affirmative action ban initiatives on five. Anti-abortion extremists are gathering signatures to place measures on the ballots of Colorado,… [Continue Reading]