The Supreme Court on Monday accepted a Mississippi challenge to the abortion precedent set by Roe v. Wade. In an unsigned order, the court said that it would hear the case but limited its scope to the first question presented in the petition, which is whether "all pre-viability prohibitions on elective abortion are unconstitutional."
Women's History Month Is Long Over. How Do We Keep Empowering Women The Other 334 Days Of The Year?
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Celebrating trailblazers, risk-takers, and champions, Women’s History Month shined the spotlight on strong women throughout the month of March. But now that the curtains have closed and the red carpet has been rolled away, how do we demand an encore that has the longevity to last for the rest of the year?
Vice President Kamala Harris will deliver the keynote address on Wednesday at a virtual event intended to encourage a group of eight Democratic senators of color to work closer together on behalf of minority communities.
AAPI Pride: Asian And Pacific Islander Heritage Helps Lift America To What It Must Be
May 17, 2021 | Read More »
USA TODAY OPINION
The Asian American and Pacific Islander community is in the spotlight now more than ever: Activists are taking to the streets demanding expansion of hate-crimes laws after devastating attacks; filmmaker Chloé Zhao recently became the first woman of color to win an Oscar for directing; and Kamala Harris, who is of African American and South Asian descent, made history as the first female vice president. The protests are changing the nation – just as the accomplishments are uplifting it.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Award winning filmmaker Tanya Selvaratnam shared multiple organizations to support and or utilize in her book Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence.Read More »
Record Number of Women to Serve in the 117th U.S. Congress
At least 131 (100D, 31R) women will serve in the U.S. Congress in 2021, surpassing the previous record of 127, first set in 2019, according to data compiled by the Center for American Women and Politics, a unit of the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. A record 106 (83D, 23R) women have already been elected to the U.S. House, including 85 (75D, 10R) incumbents and 21 (8D, 13R) non-incumbents. The previous record for women in the U.S. House was 102 and was set in 2019.
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