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Trump Dissolves Climate Advisory Panel Ahead of Report on Global Warming

On Sunday, the Trump Administration decided to dissolve the Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment. The Committee’s charter came...   [ continue reading...]

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New Poll Shows Strong Public Support for Abortion

The Center for Reproductive Rights has released the results of a new poll that shows 61 percent of adults in the United States support the federal government pa...   [ continue reading...]

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President Announces Continuation of Mission in Afghanistan

On Monday evening, President Trump announced to the country that the war in Afghanistan would move forward and that he would increase troop levels, but failed t...   [ continue reading...]

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A Win for India’s Women’s Rights Movement

Today India’s Supreme Court ruled the religious practice of “triple talaq,” which allows men to divorce their wives by simply repeating the wo...   [ continue reading...]

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Oregon Passes Reproductive Health Equity Bill

Last week, amidst the rise of anti-abortion state legislation, Oregon became the first state to pass legislation to solidify and ensure equal access to abortion...   [ continue reading...]

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President Trump Disappoints the Country, Comparing Neo-Nazis to Those Who Oppose Them

While the majority of Americans were deeply disturbed by the riot in Charlottesville, Virginia, many considered President Trump’s response to be equally a...   [ continue reading...]

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Texas Passes Bill to Restrict Abortion Access with New Insurance Mandates

The bill bans all private health insurance plans and plans sold through the Affordable Care Act marketplace from covering abortion care unless the life of the w...   [ continue reading...]

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Free Feminine Hygiene Products for Federal Inmates Now Required

The August 1st memorandum states that the BOP “ensures that female inmates have access to a range of feminine hygiene products related to menstruation.&rd...   [ continue reading...]

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White Supremacists Hold Hate-Filled Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia

White supremacists, emboldened by the election of Donald Trump, took to the streets in Charlottesville, Virginia and Seattle, Washington this weekend for one of...   [ continue reading...]

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Hearing Begins in Case of Anti-Abortion Group Versus Virginia

The Feminist Majority Foundation and other members of the reproductive healthcare community were in front of the Henrico County Circuit Court to show support fo...   [ continue reading...]

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Senate Democrats Skeptical of Health and Human Services Nominee

During Texas doctor Brett Giroir’s testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, he failed to defend the right of all quali...   [ continue reading...]

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Government Scientists Fear Trump Administration Will Cover Up Climate Change Report

On Tuesday, the New York Times received a draft of a not-yet-public report on climate change written by scientists from thirteen different federal agencies. The...   [ continue reading...]

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Two Controversial Bills to Watch in Texas’s Special Legislative Session

There is less than nine days left in Texas’s special legislative session and two of the most controversial bills being considered have yet to make it to t...   [ continue reading...]

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Chilean Congress Votes to Ease Strict Abortion Ban

The bill that passed through the lower congressional house last week will allow abortions in circumstances of deadly birth defects, risk of the mother’s l...   [ continue reading...]

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Court Rules 16 Year Old Recruit Not Protected Under Title IX

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a 16 year old girl who was sexually assaulted while on a college recruitment overnight does not have grounds...   [ continue reading...]

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Texas’s Dangerous Plan for Women Being Reviewed by Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is currently considering a waiver that would allow Texas to receive federal Medicaid family planning funds despite t...   [ continue reading...]

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DOJ to Investigate and Sue Universities that Practice Affirmative Action

The Feminist Majority Foundation condemns the decision by the Trump administration, as reported by the New York Times, to direct the Justice Department’s...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump Administration Pulls Funding for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

During the Obama presidency, the Department of Health’s Office of Adolescent Health issued five-year research grants as part of its Teen Pregnancy Preven...   [ continue reading...]

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Rhode Island Bans LGBTQ Youth “Conversion Therapy”

Earlier this year, over 100 people testified in support of the law which prohibits conversion therapy providers from advertising to those under 18 or practicing...   [ continue reading...]

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Today is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

On July 31st, Americans recognize Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the date that marks how far into the year 2017 that black women have to work to earn the sa...   [ continue reading...]

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