This morning, Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) led a solid crowd of Equal Rights Amendment activists and supporters just beyond the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt don't agree on much - other than that women should have the right to vote - but both are now confident that nationwide woman suffrage is imminent.
Citing the recent US Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) announced that it will no longer be enforcing the contraceptive benefit rule for employers with religious objections.
The Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP) released a study in the medical journal Contraception finding that access to abortion has been significantly reduced since the state enacted it omnibus anti-abortion law HB2.
"During the time I had WACs under my command they have met every test and task assigned to them ... their contributions in efficiency, skill, spirit and determination are immeasurable."
In November, voters in New York may elect the first Women's Equality Party ticket.
The treaty, among other things, reaffirms the need for fundamental human rights for all people with disabilities, and highlights the need to recognize and respond to discrimination against those with disabilities.