You Want A Strong Economy? Strong Women Will Deliver It! (If You Let Them)

You Want A Strong Economy? Strong Women Will Deliver It! (If You Let Them)

By: Amanda Fox “House Republicans have voted repeatedly for legislation that would be harmful to women’s health and women’s rights. I have worked for decades to promote equality for women, but the bipartisan support for women’s programs that used to exist in Congress has been shattered by tea party extremism.  The Republican-controlled House has become […]

Fight Like A Girl

Fight Like A Girl

By: Tracy Madlener There has been so much in the news lately about women’s rights or as the media labels it, The War on Women, that it can be hard to keep up.  But keep up we must, as every little piece of information is relevant to the upcoming election in November.  For me, this […]

When the Right to be Responsible is Taken Away

When the Right to be Responsible is Taken Away

By: Grace Alexander, Guest Contributor There’s a lot of talk these days about taking personal responsibility for one’s life and actions. This is particularly true when it comes to women. Politicians seem caught in a cycle of alternately trying to woo and trying to legislate women, and the words “take responsibility” come up a lot. […]

The War on Women: Personhood and Birth Control

The War on Women: Personhood and Birth Control

By: Amanda K. Fox When discussions concerning the War on women arise, the first thing most people think of is abortion. A real and pressing concern in it all, however, is contraception. As misunderstood as personhood laws are regarding abortion, they are potentially even more misunderstood regarding birth control. We’ll save what this means for […]

Personhood: Reproductive “rights” devoid of science and logic

Personhood: Reproductive “rights” devoid of science and logic

By: Amanda K. Fox The personhood bills are among the most potentially frightening pieces of legislation that lawmakers have brought to the floor in many years. What makes them frightening is not just the language they use, but how radically misunderstood what exactly personhood is. No woman, on either side of the political divide, can […]

My mother deserved the option to abort me

My mother deserved the option to abort me

By: Amanda K. Fox Rape is a topic that is at the forefront of our news. It isn’t a pleasant topic nor is it one we can ignore. Like it or not, the current debate on reproductive rights has gone off on this tangent and once Pandora’s box is open, you cannot ignore what comes […]

Who Speaks For Women In The News?

By: Amanda K. Fox According to a recent survey of 35 major national publications conducted by the 4th Estate over the last six months, when it comes to women’s issues, women are the last people being asked about them. This is not a trend limited to one specific outlet; it is in print, over the […]