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Supreme Court Protects Access Abortion — For Now

In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg v. the Patriarchy

Supreme Court Justice and gender equality hero Ruth Bader Ginsburg turns 87 years old on March 15. Her achievements are endless, but here are seven reasons why we’re celebrating!

March 13, 2020

Women of Color Bear the Brunt of the Gender Wage Gap

Today is Equal Pay Day: the day that symbolizes how far into the year an average woman must work to earn what the average white man earned in the previous year. But that “average woman” doesn’t tell the whole story.

April 4, 2017

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VICTORY: Massachusetts Passes Progressive Equal Pay Legislation

In a big win for Massachusetts women and families, I’m proud to say that my state signed groundbreaking equal pay legislation into law yesterday.
Aug. 2, 2016

2 Things You Need to Know About the Gender Pay Gap: Women of Color Bear the Brunt of It, and GOP Presidential Candidates Won't Help

The gender pay gap has real-life consequences, especially for African-American and Latino women. They deal with an even wider pay disparity and are more likely to support their families on one income.
April 12, 2016

Our Favorite Moments from President Obama's Last State of the Union Address

In President Obama's final State of the Union address last night, it was clear to see that his passion for change is still on fire even after eight years. Here's what those of us in the movement for reproductive health and rights had to say about our favorite moments of the night.
Jan. 13, 2016

Quiz: How Many Days 'Til Equal Pay?

How many more work days does a woman need to make as much as a man? Take the quiz to find out.
April 14, 2015

Best and Worst of 2014: “Really?!” Moment of the Year

The Republican National Committee won this dubious distinction for claiming to support equal pay for women just weeks before a large majority of Republicans in Congress voted to block equal pay legislation.
Dec. 11, 2014

7 Favorite Moments from the President’s State of the Union

Last night, the President delivered his fifth state of the union address, outlining his policy priorities for the upcoming year and his vision for our country: Equal opportunities, fair pay, and access to health care for every American. Here are some of our favorite moments from the President’s speech:
Jan. 29, 2014

The Fair Shot Campaign Launches to Protect Women’s Health and Economic Security

Promoting women’s health, leadership, and economic security—a pretty worthy cause right? We couldn’t agree more. That’s why yesterday we helped launch the Fair Shot Campaign—a partnership of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the Center for American Progress, American Woman, and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
Sept. 19, 2013