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The V-word Ohio GOP doesn't want you to hear

CLEVELAND - "Vote! - that is the other V-word they don't want to hear," Kellie Copeland told a crowd of 150 at a forum on the War on Women here Tuesday.


"Vagina voters" speak out at Michigan Capitol

When the final votes are tallied on Nov. 6, Michigan Republicans may rue the day they barred State Reps. Lisa Brown and Barb Byrum from speaking.


Michigan Republicans muzzle women

Keep them barefoot, pregnant and silent.

GOP defeats equal pay, continues war on women

WASHINGTON (PAI)--For the second time in three years, a Republican Senate filibuster threat killed the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation designed to bring the U.S. towards the goal of equal pay for equal work.


Unions back law to protect pregnant workers

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would ensure that pregnant workers are not forced out of their jobs  or denied job modifications that would allow them to continue working.


Ohioans fight war on women

Chants of "women's rights, human rights!" and "Our bodies belong to us, not you!" echoed off the walls of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Apr. 28, as hundreds rallied.


Arizona rallies against war on women

Over 300 women and men braved the hot Arizona sun on Apr. 28 to call for an end to the the Republican Party's "war on women."


Gov. Scott ramps up war on women

While the GOP was opposing the Violence Against Women Act, Florida's governor slashed $1.5 million for 30 rape crisis centers.


Wage gap costs women extra 92 weeks of groceries

A new report released today on Equal Pay Day shows that the yearly median pay for women in America is $10,784 less than their male counterparts.


Angela Davis speaks on struggles of feminism

A point to which Davis returned throughout her speech was the need for feminists to be conscious of class and race as well as of gender.


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