Our ERA Silent Sentinels Vigil is in the news! We’re having another vigil on 4/21/15 at 2pm, after Women’s Advocacy Day (WAD). More on both here!
Many people today take for granted that equal rights between men and women are enshrined in the U.S. Constitution – and are shocked when they learn that they are not. To this day, the right to vote is the only right guaranteed to the women. And women make up more than 50% of the U.S.Continue reading “Simple Justice, Long Overdue – Why We Need ERA Now!”
The next Crucial Conversations event brings Judy Waxman, an expert on health and reproductive rights from the National Women’s Law Center in DC, to you in and around the Triangle! “Especially in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s recent and now infamous ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, you won’t want to miss the opportunityContinue reading “NWLC Expert on women’s health coming to Raleigh – Oct 21”
Although the short session has been fascinating, a legislative update wouldn’t be complete without including the 3 monumentally disastrous Supreme Court cases that were decided within a week (Jun 26, 2014 to June 30, 2014), all of which hurt women. First, the Supreme Court ruled on the abortion clinic buffer zone case, McCullen v. Coakley.Continue reading “FB: 3 Monumentally Disastrous SCOTUS Rulings – for Women, 7/14/14”
The internet is on fire discussing another terrible decision from our nation’s Supreme Court, another attack on women. On Monday, June 30, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that for-profit employers can decide whether or not to cover their employees’ birth control and contraception. Strictly speaking, the conservative majority ruledContinue reading “Paliga: They know not what they do, apparently – 7/2/14 in Onslow Times”