In both chambers of Congress, women are leading the fight against the legislation, which contains controversial provisions on abortion, abstinence-only education, financial reform, and other issues impacting millions of Americans.
The Arizona law would have prevented women from receiving a medication abortion between their seventh and ninth week of pregnancy.
House Bill 248, a direct affront to Roe v. Wade, would have banned abortion before viability, even in cases of rape or incest.
December 12, 1932: If it seems as if women are losing jobs even faster than men since the current Depression began and that women who are still employed are being exploited far more than before, there is now solid evidence to back up that impression.
The Senate denied a vote for the Military Justice Improvement Act yesterday, blocking the act for the second time this year.
Reverend Al Sharpton and the families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Akai Gurley, and Tamir Rice will be leading a march Saturday in Washington, DC.
December 11, 1921: The campaign for a 20th Amendment, to assure equal rights for women, is quickly taking shape!
The new policy will be in effect for all Fall 2016 applicants.
The talks are a continuation of the UN Climate Summit in New York earlier this year, and a precursor to the 2015 climate meeting in Paris, where world leaders are expected to finalize a new global climate agreement.
More than 20 organizations, including the Feminist Majority, the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), Advocates for Youth, and several human rights and faith-based groups, came together to urge President Obama to ensure that US foreign assistance helps survivors of war rape access comprehensive medical care, including abortion.
December 10, 1869: For the first time since 1807, when the New Jersey Legislature revoked the right of that State's unmarried and property-owning women to vote, there is now a part of the United States where any woman can now legally cast a ballot!
The bill targeted a Planned Parenthood that was also the only abortion clinic in Lafayette.
9 December 1909: American suffragist Alice Paul has been freed from London's Holloway Prison! Denied "political prisoner" status, she began a hunger strike immediately after her arrival, and was force-fed twice a day after 11 November.
The Michigan House last week voted to pass a bill that gives service providers the right to deny service to anyone who does not adhere to their religious beliefs.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics for November 2014 show more job growth in the past 11 months than in any previous calendar year since the 1990s.