Tag Archives: Congress
By National Women's Law Center | Published: July 5, 2012
TweetBy Dana Bolger, Outreach Intern, National Women’s Law Center Cross-Posted from Womenstake I dream of a day when men on college campuses no longer rape with impunity. If that day comes, my safety and well-being will be valued more than my laptop’s. Students found responsible for sexual assault will receive more than slaps on the [...]
By Alesa Mackool | Published: January 25, 2012
The congressman — of Glendale, Ariz. a.k.a. not-D.C. — would like to make it harder for D.C. women to access the same reproductive options residents of his home state can choose.
By Rachel Piazza | Published: June 21, 2011
TweetHuma Abedin. Next New York Congresswoman? With Anthony Weiner’s resignation announcement last week, there has been some chatter and hopeful speculation that Ms. Abedin will run for her husband’s Congressional seat. I can think of no better scenario. Let’s face it. Women face unique barriers to political leadership. These barriers increase as the prestige and [...]
By Rachel Piazza | Published: June 14, 2011
Weinergate has brought to light the necessity of electing more women to Congress, yet has suggested perhaps one of the reasons why this task is so difficult.
By aclu | Published: May 27, 2011
TweetBy Jessica Kenyon We are defending a Constitution that doesn’t apply to us. This was a phrase I heard often after I joined the U.S. Army in 2005. At the time, I didn’t realize just how true that would be. I was raped by a fellow soldier when I was stationed in Korea. I found [...]