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Senate Healthcare Bill Hits Parliamentarian Road Blocks

Republicans will need 60 votes in the Senate to move forward with some of the worst provisions for women’s health included in their Trumpcare plan, includ...   [ continue reading...]

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Motion for Temporary Restraining Order Filed Against Anti-Abortion Extremists Heading to Kentucky

Just days before Operation Rescue/Operation Save America (OR/OSA) plans to bring hundreds of protestors to Louisville, Kentucky to blockade the state’s on...   [ continue reading...]

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DeVos Meets with Men’s Rights Activists Trying to Dismantle Title IX

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met for 90 minutes with survivors of campus sexual assault last week, and then went on to a meeting with men’s rights a...   [ continue reading...]

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Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Competes in International Competition

The Afghan girls’ robotics team that struggled to get U.S. approval to enter the country for an international competition were granted silver medals on Tu...   [ continue reading...]

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Women’s March Organizes Peaceful Protest in Response to NRA Videos

Last Friday, the Women’s March and several other organizations participated in a 17-mile, two-day rally in the Washington, D.C. area to protest the Nation...   [ continue reading...]

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Afghan Female Pilot Flies Around the World to Inspire Women

Shaesta Waiza, the youngest certified female pilot from Afghanistan and the founder of Dreams Soar, is flying around the world to serve as an inspiration for ot...   [ continue reading...]

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Nominee for FBI Director Pushed on Anti-Abortion Violence

Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Christopher Wray to serve as the new director of the FBI, and Senator Richard Blume...   [ continue reading...]

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Anti-Abortion Extremists Descend on Kentucky’s Last Clinic

In less than one week, Operation Save America (OSA)—an anti-abortion extremist group—will be descending on Louisville, Kentucky for their annual nat...   [ continue reading...]

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Feminist Protest Pressure Trump Administration to Grant Afghan Girls Robotics Team Visas

The Department of Homeland Security has issued humanitarian paroles to the Afghan all-girls robotics team that had been previously denied State Department visas...   [ continue reading...]

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Senate Committee Votes to Give Free Birth Control to Non-Active Service Members

Last month, the Republican-controlled Senate Armed Services Committee passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that, if passed by Congress,...   [ continue reading...]

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Senate Healthcare Bill Would Cut Nearly 1.5 Million Jobs

The majority of the job losses—919,000 jobs—would be in the healthcare industry, but there would be a ripple effect that could lead to a loss of hal...   [ continue reading...]

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Defense Department Delays Plan to Allow Transgender Recruits

Military officials will now have until December 1, 2017, to conduct a review process to determine whether allowing transgender people to enlist will affect the...   [ continue reading...]

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Title IX Complaint Filed Over School’s Refusal to Start Girls Football Team

“For girls who are afraid to play football or don’t feel like it’s the type of things that they should do, I think it’s time for us to b...   [ continue reading...]

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US Denies Visas to Afghan Girls Robotics Team, Sparks Feminist Protest

The teenagers risked their lives making the 500-mile journey across Afghanistan twice to interview for visas at the U.S. embassy in Kabul— the site of sev...   [ continue reading...]

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Maternal Mortality Rates are Rising in the United States

The United States saw a dramatic 27 percent jump in the maternal death rate from 19 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2000 to 24 deaths per 100,000 live births...   [ continue reading...]

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German Parliament Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

The German Parliament has voted 393-226 in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, and the bill now heads to the Bundesrat, Germany’s upper house, where it...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump’s Temporary Muslim Travel Ban Goes Into Effect

Travelers from Libya, Syria, Iran, Somalia, Yemen, and Sudan will be banned for 90 days if unable to provide a “bona fide relationship” connection t...   [ continue reading...]

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Another Civil Rights Opponent Nominated for Job in Justice Department

President Trump has nominated attorney Eric Dreiband, a man who has spent his career opposing equality movements, to head the Civil Rights Division of the Depar...   [ continue reading...]

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Texas Supreme Court Undermines Marriage Equality

On Friday the Texas Supreme Court discarded a lower court’s ruling that spouses of gay and lesbian public employees are entitled to government-subsidized...   [ continue reading...]

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First TV Channel for Women Launches in Afghanistan

The TV station, which focuses on women’s voices and women’s issues, has an all-female staff of presenters and producers. Related posts:American Univ...   [ continue reading...]

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