Ted Cruz, Jesse Helms vs. the people, the vote

Voting rights are a foundation for the realization of justice, equality, and freedom for everyone in our world and in our lives.


Three days on bus, then dancing at March on Washington

I was a 28 year-old peace activist in San Francisco in 1963 when I got a call from Women for Peace asking if I'd like to go to the March on Washington as one of their delegates.


CLUW co-founding officer Elinor Glenn dies at 98

"Her leadership, strength and wisdom contributed to CLUW's growth and will inspire young leaders in the future."


Activist Caroli Mullen dies in Baltimore

Caroli Mullen, a life-long activist for peace and civil rights, died March 8 in Baltimore after a two-year bout with cancer.


Are Missouri Republicans insane?

Well, when it comes to Medicaid expansion they just might be. I ask because, who in their right mind rejects billions of dollars in federal funding?


Celebrating my fellow women postal workers

In honor of Woman's History Month, I would like to share the history of the women I rub elbows with every day on the workroom floor; the female letter carriers of the United States Postal Service.


Pistorius offers another example of violence against women

On Feb. 14, an annual event highlighted the fact that one out of three women will be beaten or raped in her lifetime. The same day Reeva Steenkamp was killed, allegedly by Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius.


Women in combat: A deeper look into women’s equality

With the ending of the ban on women in combat, the discussion on women's equality is taking an interesting turn.


Akin, Ryan, rape and Republican hypocrisy

Fierce opposition to women's reproductive rights, including the right to decide whether or not to bear a child, has been the agenda of the Republican Party for quite some time now.


Today in history: First women's rights convention

On July 19, 1848, the first women's rights convention began.

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