Women

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
On the 42nd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade , which affirms a woman's Constitutional right to an abortion, House Republicans passed a far-reaching anti-choice bill that women's health advocates say would cause the entire insurance market to drop abortion coverage while raising taxes on small business who provide...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Proving that its long-planned assault on a women's right to control their own...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"At a time where polls show the majority of Americans support legal access to abortion, this report shows that federal legislators in our nation's capital are continuing to prioritize a rollback of women's rights while states have begun to stem the tide of anti-choice laws that riled voters in 2014," said Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America. (Photo: amboo who?/flickr/cc)
New report by NARAL Pro-Choice America concludes that half of all states get...

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Waving frying pans, Moroccan women protested outside Parliament this week demanding the resignation of Islamist premier Abdelilah Benkirane after he urged women to stay home and respect the “sacred status God gave” mothers, asking, “Don’t you realize that when women went to work outside, the light went out of their homes?" After the protest came a Twitter campaign: #AnaMachiTria - I Am Not A Chandelier.