Health Care

Take Action to Stop Trump’s Title X Gag Rule

You only have until July 31, 2018 to submit a comment to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in opposition to the Trump administration’s latest attack on birth control and reproductive healthcare: the Title X Gag Rule, which would bar Title X-funded clinics from providing information to patients about abortion. That means that […]

Health Care

3 Things to Know About Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Last night, President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Kennedy on the Supreme Court. Kennedy was a swing-vote on a number of important social issues, which led some to classify him as a moderate. But Kavanaugh is definitely no moderate. In fact, he is an extreme conservative who has proven disregard for precedent. […]

Equality

Top Ten Feminist Victories of 2017

The Women’s Marches on January 21 The day after Donald Trump was inaugurated, 5.6 million people took to the streets to resist Trump’s agenda and advocate for women’s equality, reproductive rights and healthcare, racial justice, LGBTQ equality, economic opportunity, and environmental justice. People marched in at least 999 marches, in all 50 states, in 92 […]

Feminist Majority

2017 Women Money Power Summit and 30th Anniversary Luncheon

The celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Feminist Majority/Feminist Majority Foundation at our Women Money Power Summit and Luncheon was a major success. Over 400 guests attended our event on December 6, 2017 at the National Press Club in Washington DC. The Summit & Luncheon brought together an inspirational combination of feminist leaders, thinkers, […]

Health Care

Take Action To Save Birth Control Coverage

You have less than a week to submit a comment urging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to stop Trump’s interim rules allowing employers, universities, and insurers to deny birth control coverage if they claim a religious or moral objection. HHS is trying to deter people from commenting by having separate comment drives for […]

Global Health Care

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 […]

Elections Politics

Feminists Won Big on Election Day

This week, in Virginia and across the country, we witnessed just how strong the feminist political movement is. Election Day was nothing short of a victory for the values and goals that we hold dear. The voters have rejected Trumpism and voted for healthcare, gun reform, and equality. We saw feminist women, many running for […]

Health Care

Marsha Blackburn’s Deadly Relationship with Opioid Distributors

In 2016, at least 1,631 Tennesseans died from opioid overdoses, more people than died from car accidents or gunshots in the state. Because many of Tennessee’s counties are unable to keep up with the costs of the increasing number of autopsies, many deaths go without investigation, and the real number of opioid related casualties is […]