Women’s groups slam debt-limit deal

Alicia Cohn from TheHill.com quotes NOW President Terry O’Neill about the impacts the debt ceiling deal will have on women: Conservatives apparently do not care if millions suffer thanks to un-called for cuts to vital government programs. We call on Congress to reject any deal that fails to require the wealthiest to pay their fair share in taxes, cut wasteful military spending, and protect programs that women rely on in these tough economic times.”