A new report from Jessica Arons shows that over a lifetime of work, women and their families face sizeable shortfalls in income.
Reproductive rights are about more than abortion, writes Shira Saperstein. They also encompass safe pregnancy, parenting, and marriage.
Jessica Arons lauds voters for rejecting divisive politics by voting down abortion ballot measures in South Dakota, Colorado, and California.
Abortion opponents' unabashed goal is to ban abortion throughout the country. Their initiatives at the state level are just one part of that plan.
Rule claims to protect care providers from "discrimination," but would deny patients critical services and information, writes Jessica Arons.
Senator Harry Reid on American Values that Honor Americans: A Common-Ground Approach to Preventing Unintended Pregnancies
In a summer that has seen leaders in Washington try to divide America through fear and divisive issues like gay marriage and flag burning, Senator Reid will talk about his vision to bring America together around the values all Americans share. Senator Reid, a Democrat who opposes abortion, will pay particular attention to an issue too often used to divide and conquer - abortion - and talk about how we can all support common-sense, common-ground approaches that put prevention of unintended pregnacy and promotion of women's health first.
The fastest-growing large segment of America’s population is also among the least likely to participate in our democracy. Unmarried women currently make up 46 percent of all voting age women and their numbers are increasing. Yet 20 million unmarried women sat out the 2004 election, despite the high turnout across the board.
This briefing will present groundbreaking research on unmarried women recently conducted by the Women's Voices, Women's Vote Project. Pollsters Stan Greenberg, Anna Greenberg and Celinda Lake will discuss the results of this new survey and offer an overview of the public data available on this important segment of the electorate.