Alexander spent the last three years of her life in prison after firing a warning shot into the air to defend herself from her estranged and abusive husband.
January 23, 1917: Ethel Byrne, imprisoned birth control advocate, is fully resisting jailhouse authorities today, just as she vowed to do yesterday.
The United Nations' gender equality campaign #HeForShe has launched a new program called IMPACT 10X10X10.
January 22, 1917: It's 30 days in the Workhouse for Ethel Byrne, sentenced today for her work at what was the nation's first and only birth control clinic until it was raided and shut down by authorities.
House Republicans cancelled plans to vote on a 20-week ban on abortion after Republican Congresswomen removed their names publicly as co-sponsors of the bill. The vote on the unconstitutional 20-week ban had originally been scheduled for today, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, but instead was pulled late last night after Republican House representatives Rene...
After they were forced to scrap plans for a 20-week abortion ban, House Republican leaders decided late last night to instead ram through a vote today on a different extreme anti-abortion bill.
January 21, 1972: The two started the day early - and together - as guests on Channel 7's "Kennedy and Company."
President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address placed an unprecedented emphasis on the central role women play in the economy, with more focus on social policy for women than in any State of the Union address in history.
January 20, 1910: Alice Paul returned to her family's home in New Jersey today after an extended stay in Great Britain.
A slew of abortion restrictions are now on the table in Tennessee following the passage of Amendment 1 in November.
The regulations restrict a clinic’s ability to operate and provide clinics with little ability to adapt to unforeseen changes and circumstances - and what's more troubling, they could cause confidentiality issues for both patients and staff.
Kansas Republican Senator Garrett Love plans to introduce a bill that would effectively ban abortions after 14 weeks' gestation.
Senator Vitter from Louisiana last week introduced four bills in the Senate that are all against reproductive choice.
Two fraternities at the University of Virginia have declined to sign on to new fraternity regulations put in place after a sexual assault scandal shook the campus.
January 15, 1917: Reinforcements - and more contributions - for the "Silent Sentinels" today.
President Obama has announced his intention to sign a Presidential Memorandum "directing agencies to advance up to six weeks of paid sick leave for parents with a new child," and to grant up to seven paid sick days to federal workers.