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The Feminist Majority today applauds President Obama for leading the charge on creating greater economic opportunity and security for women and families nationwide in his annual State of the Union Address. During last night's speech, President O . . .
The Feminist Majority decries the passage of a dangerous and extreme abortion coverage ban by the U.S. House of Representatives - the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," H.R. 7. Republicans passed H.R. 7 by a vote of 227-188 with 221 Republicans . . .
WASHINGTON — Feminist Majority Foundation today applauds President Barack Obama and the White House Council on Women and Girls for taking concrete steps to prevent and respond to the national epidemic campus sexual violence. Today, President Oba . . .
WASHINGTON -- The Feminist Majority today urges the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban. The Court heard arguments yesterday in U.S. v. Castleman, a cas . . .
WASHINGTON -- The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today on whether local governments can create safety buffer zones around reproductive health clinics to ensure that patients, doctors, and healthcare workers can enter these facilities witho . . .
WASHINGTON - The Feminist Majority today applauds Janet Yellen on her confirmation as the first woman in history to lead the Federal Reserve. The Senate approved her confirmation Monday night 56-26. Her nomination approval by the Senate Banking Co . . .
The Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged (Little Sisters of the Poor), a non-profit religious organization that operates a chain of nursing homes for the elderly poor, has argued to the U.S. Supreme Court that it should be exempt from the con . . .
WASHINGTON -- Feminist Majority Foundation today remembers the legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela and celebrates his life-long commitment to peace and equality. "Mandela remains an inspiration for all those fighting for libert . . .
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the contraceptive coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The provision guarantees that all new health insurance plans cover FDA-approved contraceptives, including the pill and IUDs, . . .
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2013 WASHINGTON -- Feminist Majority Foundation today applauded and celebrated Ms. magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem on being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Steinem was one of 16 honorees to rec . . .
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2013 Feminist Majority and Allies Call for Up-or-Down Vote on Nina Pillard WASHINGTON -- Feminist Majority, The National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Black Women's Roundtable today deplored the Senate . . .
Feminists nationwide are celebrating two Supreme Court decisions to uphold marriage equality for same-sex couples. In a narrow 5-4 decision the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) with Justice Kennedy writing the deci . . .
Today the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must immediately begin selling emergency contraception over the counter to anyone who asks for it. The court partially rejected a stay requested by the Dep . . .
A Strong Supporter of Women's Rights Senator Frank Lautenberg, who had the support of the feminist movement in New Jersey and nationwide throughout his Senate career, was a leader in many fights for women's rights. He was the author and champio . . .
Late Wednesday night, the Obama Administration filed an appeal in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals challenging a federal judge's decision that emergency contraception must be made available over the counter with no age restrictions. According to the . . .