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Friday Feminism: Abortion, Equality and Sexual Assault

Federal Judge Daniel Hovland struck down North Dakota’s six week abortion ban, known as the “fetal heartbeat” measure, permanently on Wednesday calling the law “invalid and unconstitutional” and that it “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.” The law had immediately been … Continue reading

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The GOP Blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act Because . . .

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) asserts that the Paycheck Fairness Act “was going to be helpful to trial lawyers.” I developed a small headache as I tried to unravel the web of contradiction while she spoke about how pro-women’s equality the … Continue reading

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IT’S ABOUT TIME!

APRIL 8, 2014-EQUAL PAY DAY  April 8, 2014 is Equal Pay Day.  It is the symbolic day when women’s earnings finally catch up to men’s earnings from the previous year. Thanks to the gender pay gap, it takes women an … Continue reading

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Awkward: GOP Women’s PAC Leader Says Women Too ‘Busy’ To Need Equal Pay Laws

The leader of a recently-launched politically action committee aimed at female voters in Texas said this week that equal pay lays were not “practical” because women were “extremely busy.” During a Sunday interview with WFAA’s Inside Texas… Continue reading

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Everything’s Bigger in Rick Perry’s Texas, Except Equal Pay for Women

Tomorrow, August 26th is Women’s Equality Day.  The day is a celebration of the passage of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote.  The 19thAmendment became law in 1920.  Almost 100 years later women are still fighting to be treated equally.  In … Continue reading

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Equal Education, Unequal Pay

Four years after Lily Ledbetter, the gender wage gap still exists. View an informative infographic below the fold from Jessica Wallace at LearnStuff.com.

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When Romney Loses in November, Remember This Moment!

At least by the election of 2008, it was undisputed that women are the single largest demographic to be considered by any person aspiring to be the President of the United States. 35,900,000 women voted for Obama, while only 26,000,000 men voted … Continue reading

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Old White Dude Lectures Rachel Maddow On Womens Wages

Alternate Headline: Top Romney Advisor Claims Women Earn Equal Pay. Republicans have spent several weeks denying the very existence of the Republican war on women.   It did not help their cause for a smarmy Romney surrogate to take it upon himself to educate one … Continue reading

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Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Who Votes

In the twilight zone which is Scott Walker’s Wisconsin, ALEC* members Senator Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) and Rep. Michelle Litjens (R-Oshkosh) introduced SB 202, a law that repeals the Equal Pay Act signed into law in 2009 (it allowed people to … Continue reading

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