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Elizabeth Warren rolls out women's economic agenda

"Achieving pay equality for women isn't enough - we have to make sure that all workers, men and women, are earning enough to live on."


Today in history: Bicentennial of pioneer feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an abolitionist and leading figure of the early women's movement.


SCOTUS takes on Little Sisters of the Poor challenge to Obamacare

A woman's rights to birth control and proper health coverage from her place of employment are once again coming under fire.


Lack of media attention to Holtzclaw trial: Do black women matter?

The trial of the former Oklahoma City police officer charged with sexually assaulting and raping 13 black women, began this Monday.


Today in history: First American woman ambassador appointed

On this date in 1949, Helen Eugenie Moore Anderson became the first woman to hold the post of U.S. ambassador when she was sworn in by Truman.


Up-close with the “pro-lifers” - and the need for Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood remains the only resource in terms of OB/GYN care for hundreds of thousands of women with few to no other options.


“SlutWalk” in Los Angeles causes controversy

"I can wear whatever I want, but it still doesn't mean that I want to have sex with you or I'm asking for it."


Poll shows abortion issue hurts GOP in swing states

The poll highlights a critical bloc of voters who strongly support abortion rights and reject the anti-choice positions of GOP presidential contenders.


Today in history: It’s Women’s Equality Day!

On this day 95 years ago, in 1920, after a 72-year struggle, women in the United States won the right to vote.


Billboard outside debate to highlight how GOP hurts women

"Voters will get more insight into the clown car of anti-woman fanaticism that is the GOP presidential field for 2016."

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