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]

Supreme Court Ruling in Abortion Ban Case Disastrous for Women’s Health and Safety

Statement of Eleanor Smeal, President In upholding the Bush Administration’s abortion ban in Gonzales v. Carhart, the Bush-stacked majority of the U.S. Supreme Court showed its true colors: that it does not care about the health, well-being, and safety of American women.  In this first decision on abortion of the newly constituted majority, without Sandra Day… [Continue Reading]

Media Advisory: Afghan Women’s Forum

Urgent Action Needed on Afghanistan: Afghan and US Women’s Leaders Hold Forum at National Press Club  Conditions for Afghan women and girls dire WHERE:  National Press Club, Holeman Lounge 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC WHEN: Wednesday, March 28, 2007.  9.30am WHY: As the U.S. Congress debates Iraq/Afghanistan funding, Ms. magazine Forum features Dr. Sima Samar and feminist… [Continue Reading]