Trump’s Global Gag Shows Total Disregard for Women’s Lives

Initially known as the “Mexico City Policy,” the Global Gag Rule was reinstated and expanded just days after President Trump was sworn into office. This rule, a favorite executive move for modern Republican presidents, restricts access to all healthcare worldwide, especially family planning resources and abortion. The Global Gag Rule prohibits the United States from… [Continue Reading]

New Trump Birth Control Rules Are Misogynistic Attack on Women

The Trump administration announced today two new interim rules that would exempt, for religious beliefs and moral convictions, all employers and insurance companies—whether profit making or non-profit making—from the mandate in the Affordable Care Act to cover contraception without co-pays or deductibles. Under this rule, the Trump administration will allow all employers to deny birth… [Continue Reading]

I’m Heartbroken, but Standing Strong

We at the Feminist Majority have watched with heavy hearts the events that have unfolded over the last week, first in Charlottesville, and then in the President’s shameful and dangerous response, especially at Tuesday’s press conference. Words matter, so I wanted to share a few of my own. The people of all genders, ages, races… [Continue Reading]

Letter to President Trump on Civil Rights Enforcement

June 5, 2017 President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump: On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition of more than 200 national advocacy organizations, and the 106 undersigned organizations, we stand united in expressing our profound concern that the… [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]

Response to Trump’s Women’s Health Week Statement

May 17, 2017 President Donald Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Cc: Ivanka Trump, Assistant to the President Secretary Tom Price, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services President Trump: As organizations committed to improving the overall health and wellbeing of women and their families, we are compelled to respond… [Continue Reading]

The Top Ten Feminist Victories during Trump’s First 100 Days in Office

We’ve reached the first hundred days of the Trump administration. It’s important to reflect back on the wins of the resistance. Despite overwhelming odds, people united for justice have made the message clear: We stand together. We won’t go back. Here are the Top Ten Feminist Victories during Trump’s First 100 Days in Office. The… [Continue Reading]

White House Will Not Release Names of Visitors

Last week, the administration attempted to quietly bury its decision to abandon the Obama-era practice of releasing the White House visitors’ logs, citing national security concerns. This means that thousands of lobbyists, donors and businessmen who come to meet with the President or his senior staff will be kept secret in records that are arguably… [Continue Reading]