Well, here we go again folks. On Monday the Colorado Personhood Coalition submitted 112,121 signatures for a “personhood” amendment, of which 86,105 are required for advancement. This will be their third consecutive campaign to outlaw abortion rights in the state, and let’s hope it is their third defeat. As reported by the Huffington Post, Personhood [...]
With millions of voters potentially impacted by new, restrictive voter ID laws, the question of why such laws are being enacted has a simple answer: to sway elections by only counting a portion of our citizens’ votes. This is especially true when it comes to student voters, one of the most underrepresented demographics at the ballot box, and female voters, who make up the majority of college students.
Congress reconvened yesterday, just as many students headed back to school after their winter break. It’s the beginning of a very important election year and now more than ever, women’s voices need to be heard. Feminist Majority Foundation’s “Get Out Her Vote” campaign and your Campus Organizers can help your campus prepare for November 2012 [...]
Blog post written by Devan Haddad, Feminist Majority Foundation intern. Here’s some good news (for a change) that has seemed to go under the radar until now. Did you know about California Senate Bill 397 that Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law in October? The bill, authored by State Senator Leland Yee will make online [...]
By the WIN Writing Group This blog is part of the #HERvotes blog carnival Do you like living in a representative democracy? Do you like social safety nets like social security and medicare? How about the right to full reproductive health care including abortion? Or access to health care at all? If you answered yes [...]
By: Kendra McCormick This post was originally posted on the National Council for Women’s Organizations blog and is part of the #HERvotes blog carnival. Please join HERvotes, a campaign to encourage women to go to the ballot box to protect their health and economic rights! Throughout the economic crisis, many successful policies that improve women’s [...]