One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.
In the wake of a GOP-induced controversy over contraceptive rights and health care, the AFL-CIO has stepped forward to defend women's access to contraception, "regardless of where they work."
Voters will be headed to the polls for recall elections involving Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators.
Women from Code Pink, along with a few male allies, recently picketed the Bank of America on Inwood and Lemmon.
Arlene Holt Baker, executive vice president of the AFL-CIO, welcomed the Justice Department's recent decision to strike down voter ID laws in Texas and Wisconsin.
Wisconsinites stood up and proved that once again, they are ready to fight.
Thousands re-tracing the steps of those who made the historic 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. ended their five-day journey by converging this weekend on the Alabama state capital here.
Calling it "the single most restrictive voter eligibility law" in the nation, Judge David Flanagan issued a temporary injunction stopping the state's requirement to show a photo ID in the April 3 elections.
The Obama administration's Justice Department is reluctant to take on the fight against voter suppression efforts nationwide.
When it comes to oppression of women it sometimes seems like "the more things change, the more they stay the same."