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Women’s “State of the Union” and the 2016 elections

The key to defeating Trump is to mobilize the largest and most diverse coalition possible.

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Supreme Court blocks Texas attempt to shut women’s health facilities

This will help keep America on the path toward greater equity and toward full recognition that women have the right to control their own bodies.

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Clinton makes history: First woman to be major party’s presidential nominee

This moment was celebrated across the nation; parents made sure their young daughters understood the significance of this win.

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At U.S. Capitol: 1,275 arrested fighting for democracy

Our nonviolent, civil disobedience was one action among many during a week-long mobilization aimed at starting a new, broad-based movement to restore democracy in the U.S.

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Religious right’s latest attack on working women’s privacy reaches Supreme Court

The latest religious-based challenge to contraceptive care has hit the Supreme Court.

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This week in women's history: Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House

Pelosi is the first woman, the first Californian, and first Italian-American to lead a major party in Congress and to hold the Speakership.

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This week in women's history: First American woman dentist

"People were amazed when they learned that a young girl had so far forgotten her womanhood as to want to study dentistry."

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Case involving abortion clinics raises key constitutional rights question

If Texas can make it nearly impossible for women to exercise their constitutional right to abortion, what other constitutional rights can government burden without justification?

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This week in history: First Black woman earns a medical degree

Rebecca Davis Lee became the first African-American woman to become a physician in the United States.

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GOP majority in Congress plans votes to repeal Affordable Care Act

Here we go again. The Republican congressional majority used its hatred of Obama to once again set up votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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