Your Vote Matters: Say No to “Personhood” in Colorado!

This election, Colorado voters will decide whether or not to add a proposed personhood amendment to their state constitution. If the amendment passes, women will face the prospect of the toughest restrictions on their reproductive rights anywhere in the country (North Dakota voters are faced with a similar proposed amendment on their ballots). Although personhood […]

Five Cheers for Women Freedom Medalists

We were already tipped off that retiring University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt would be a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian award. And today we learned that four other fabulous women will also be so honored: former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, author Toni Morrison, Girl Scouts founder […]

California Farm Workers March for Fair Treatment

Despite the heat of a California August, farmworkers will embark tomorrow morning, Aug. 23, on a 167-mile march from Madera, Calif., to the state capitol, Sacramento. The marchers, who should arrive at their destination on September 4 (during Labor Day weekend), hope to draw attention to SB 104–the  Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act–which was […]