“Our message here today is quite simple,” said Rep. Speier while holding up a pocket-sized copy of the U.S. Constitution. “We want in.”
Actor and activist Jane Fonda and Ms. magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem were arrested today in Washington, D.C., alongside National Domestic Workers Alliance Director Ai-jen Poo and Moral Mondays leader Reverend William Barber II, at a climate change action also attended by founder of United Farm Workers and Feminist Majority Foundation board member Dolores Huerta.
New data from the Asia Foundation shows a growing support for women’s education and employment in Afghanistan. The organization’s poll of 17,812 Afghans demonstrated the progress made in the views of Afghans in regards to women’s rights and their position in public life. According to Afghanistan in 2019: A Survey of the Afghan People—the 15th […]
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 24, or The College Student Right to Access Act, into law today—mandating that public universities in California provide medication abortion at their student health centers.
AB 963, the Student Civic and Voter Empowerment Act, calls for historic investment to increase civic engagement among the state’s 3.1 million students enrolled at 147 public universities and colleges.
After months of advocacy work by campus organizers and students, the California state legislature last week passed four bills—SB 24, SB 464, AB 963 and AB 59—that together will expand access to abortion care on college campuses, address disparities in maternal health care and increase civic engagement among young voters.
“Feminist Majority Foundation and Feminist Majority are proud to stand with Planned Parenthood in the face of these repeated attacks by the Trump administration on reproductive rights and justice for all people.”
In a letter to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Planned Parenthood outlined its’ plan to withdraw from Title X by Monday unless the court moves to protect funding for the organization.
Clinics will be given extra time to comply with a Trump administration rule announced last week that eliminated Title X funding for clinics that provide abortion referrals.
Spillar graduated magna cum laude from TCU in 1975, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Studies. She also has a Master’s of Science interdisciplinary degree in Economics, Urban Studies and Business from Trinity University.