Planned Parenthood is recruiting volunteers to join the demonstration Monday, July 29 and Tuesday, August 30 from 10am to 10pm.
I am #PissedAtPerry. And before we begin, I’d like to share with you my ode to him: Oh Rick Perry, thou art a right cadWhen you thought it wise to addA second special legislative sessionTo restrict basic reproductive rights.I thought you would have learned a lessonFrom the hundreds of people protesting through the night.How could […]
You have a big fancy degree that says you’re an educated adult! Now what?
Let me say for the record that I’m that vegan everyone teases/hates when I go out with people to a party or even when we order lunch in the office. I can tell you 10 different ways a burger is bad for you without even getting into whether or not it came from McDonalds. But […]
I didn’t think I was going to wake up this morning and feel like I was back in 2011. I had just graduated college. I was wrapping up an internship with Organizing for America – the election was so far off we weren’t even calling ourselves Obama for America yet. And Mississippi was making news […]
Today marks the end of the fiscal year for women. Women still only make 77 percent of what our male counterparts make. So we have to work an extra 23% to break even with men. In calendar terms, that means today would be the end of our fiscal year as opposed to December 31. Our […]
In case you haven’t heard, abortion rights were dealt a major blow this week when the Arkansas state legislature voted to override the governor’s veto and pass a bill into law that bans abortion at around 12 weeks. The law, called the “Human Heartbeat Protection Act,” bans abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected with […]
As February comes to a close and we wind down from the victory of passing an inclusive Violence Against Women Act and the frustration that such a debate had to happen in the first place, we can’t just sit back and relax. We can’t sit back because… It’s coming… Closer and closer… And before you […]
On Monday, the sixty day public comment period began for a set of outrageous TRAP laws in the state of Virginia. TRAP laws, or Target Regulations of Abortion Providers, require abortion clinics to meet often unrealistic building code standards that are then used to force clinics to close. These standards can be everything from the width of […]
At the beginning of this year, the U.S. House of Representatives let the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) expire without reauthorization. The last time this happened was… never. This is the first time VAWA has not been reauthorized since the act first became law in 1994. The conservative War on Women has set a new […]