Given Republicans’ history of raising undocumented claims of fraud, Democrats and voting rights advocates say that citing perceptions of tainted ballots as a reason for voting restrictions is disingenuous at best.
If there was ever a time to activate our organizer super powers, this is it.
It was supposed to be the first transgender-rights case to make it to the nation’s highest court – so what happens now?
That system would stack the deck in favor of young men, penalize women who do domestic work, and unravel the fabric of family-based immigration.
It would keep poor women on Medicaid from getting health care at Planned Parenthood, and cut off affordable abortion coverage for many privately insured women.
Intersectionality, a term coined in the 1980s by UCLA and Columbia law professor Kimberle Crenshaw, seeks to define the overlapping oppressions that people who are part of multiple marginalized groups experience.
Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court seat vacated by Antonin Scalia, has been referred to as “Scalia with a smile.” But his record shows that for women, his smile is more of a sneer. On a range of issues that impact women—from employment discrimination to access to contraceptives to LGBTQ rights—Gorsuch has a dangerous habit of ruling against women’s rights.
As Trump charges massive voter fraud, lawmakers are considering making the process more difficult.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz has some explaining to do. As chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Utah Republican spared no effort in leading the multiple investigations of Hillary Clinton. Yet he has shown little interest in investigating, or even questioning, President Donald Trump’s myriad financial entanglements. His explanations of the difference suggest that Chaffetz doesn’t even understand why Congress has the power to investigate in the first place.
In the United States, pregnancy and childbirth are becoming increasingly dangerous for women of color. The United States is the only developed nation with a rising maternal mortality rate. There has been a 26.6% increase in maternal mortality between 2000 and 2014.
Voter suppression today primarily affects marginalized people.
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