At the end of last week, two bills were introduced to Washington State Legislature. These bills (Limited Service Pregnancy Center Accountability Act (SB 5274/HB 1366) both aim at regulating Crisis Pregnancy Centers/ Limited Service Pregnancy Centers throughout Washington. This is such an important step because Washington would be the first to have a state-wide ordinance […]
Happy New Year y’all! 2010 was a whirlwind of ups and downs! Downs that included the constant attack on reproductive rights, especially abortion, the failure to pass the DREAM Act and the increase in teen suicides among LGBTQ youth. With Arizona leading the way on passing the most unequivocally racist pieces of legislation of 2010 […]
Yesterday the New York City Council held a hearing to debate Intro 371, which would require fake clinics in the 5 boroughs of NYC to post a sign on their entrances (in English and Spanish) to state that they do not provide services or referrals for contraception or abortion, and do not have medical personnel […]
The midterm elections have flown right by and we are all settling down from the excitement that came along. Many students nationwide mobilized to get out the vote and encouraged their fellow peers to be active citizens by casting their votes on election day. The Feminist Majority Foundation’s “Get Out Her Vote” campaign clearly laid […]
Elections are frequently won by tiny margins and the mobilization of students-especially young women-has the potential to change the political landscape drastically. Young people, especially young women, have important rights at stake in this 2010 midterm election. The stakes are high which means it is even more imperative that we exercise our right to vote! […]
Guest post by Alison T. So the DC Campus Interns have been assigned the project of blogging campus organizing tips for different types of campuses, in order to provide our fellow college feminists with some tools for making change on their campuses. My first topic is one with which I have a lot of experience: […]
Guest post by Amanda L. The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a subset of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, was signed into law in 1994. The passage of VAWA addressed the lack of significant legislation addressing domestic violence, making domestic violence a national priority. VAWA initially sought to provide legal protections for […]
The Feminist Majority Foundation is deeply saddened and outraged by the assassination of Dr. George Tiller at his church in Wichita, Kansas. We have worked closely with Dr. Tiller for many years in the hopes of preventing such a tragedy.
As reported yesterday, Obama’s FY2010 budget slashes funding for failed abstinence-only education programs. $164 million will be allocated to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs that are based on PROVEN SCIENCE!
Below is a step-by-step guide and sample script you can use to set up your appointments for a Congressional Day of Action.