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Report Finds Record Number of Women Winning Political Seats Worldwide

Report Finds Record Number of Women Winning Political Seats Worldwide

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) - an international organization of parliamentarians - released its annual review of Women in Parliament last week at the United Nations, showing a record number of women winning Parliamentary seats around the world.
Pro-Choice Democratic Woman Wins Virginia Senate Seat

Pro-Choice Democratic Woman Wins Virginia Senate Seat

I’m pro-choice, and will fight to repeal the mandatory ultrasound law and the TRAP regulations that target women’s health clinics."
All-Male Congressional Committee Holds Hearing on Restricting Abortions

All-Male Congressional Committee Holds Hearing on Restricting Abortions

“Less than ten days into the New Year and House Republicans are at it again – renewing their assault on women’s reproductive rights."
Massachusetts Democrat Katherine Clark Wins Congressional Seat

Massachusetts Democrat Katherine Clark Wins Congressional Seat

Democrat Katherine Clark will become the fifth woman to represent Massachusetts in the US House Tuesday, after easily defeating three opponents in a special election.
Senators Introduce Pro-Choice Bill to Combat TRAP Laws

Senators Introduce Pro-Choice Bill to Combat TRAP Laws

A group of Democratic, pro-choice Congress members introduced the Women's Health Protection Act of 2013 to the Senate on Wednesday.
Hawaii Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill

Hawaii Governor Signs Marriage Equality Bill

"We have moved into a new era of Aloha for same-sex couples, who can now share in the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
Voters Decided on 31 Ballot Measures in 2013 Elections

Voters Decided on 31 Ballot Measures in 2013 Elections

Voters across the United States decided on 31 ballot measure in six states during Monday's elections. Here's what they voted for and against.
Lawmakers Push for Changes in US Military Justice System

Lawmakers Push for Changes in US Military Justice System

MJIA attempts to erase the systemic obstacles that victims of sexual assault in the military face due to the "clear bias and inherent conflicts of interest posed by the military chain of command's current sole decision-making power over whether cases move forward to a trial."
Feminists, Abortion Rights Win in Virginia

Feminists, Abortion Rights Win in Virginia

Feminists supported Virginia Democratic Candidates Terry McAuliffe for Governor and Dr. Ralph Northam for Lieutenant Governor in decisive wins.
Judge Rules Part of Texas Abortion Law Unconstitutional

Judge Rules Part of Texas Abortion Law Unconstitutional

"Today's decision has averted a catastrophic health crisis for women across the state of Texas."