Women’s Issues Once Had GOP Support, Democratic Lawmakers Say

Laura Bassett writes on The Huffington Post: “Decades before lawmakers were debating access to birth control on the House floor, Republicans and Democrats actually agreed on issues such as equal pay and family planning. But today’s Republican Party has moved far to the right of its predecessors on many matters affecting women, according to a new report released by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday.”