WASHINGTON (PAI)--For the second time in three years, a Republican Senate filibuster threat killed the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation designed to bring the U.S. towards the goal of equal pay for equal work.
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would ensure that pregnant workers are not forced out of their jobs or denied job modifications that would allow them to continue working.
Chants of "women's rights, human rights!" and "Our bodies belong to us, not you!" echoed off the walls of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Apr. 28, as hundreds rallied.
Over 300 women and men braved the hot Arizona sun on Apr. 28 to call for an end to the the Republican Party's "war on women."
While the GOP was opposing the Violence Against Women Act, Florida's governor slashed $1.5 million for 30 rape crisis centers.
A new report released today on Equal Pay Day shows that the yearly median pay for women in America is $10,784 less than their male counterparts.
A point to which Davis returned throughout her speech was the need for feminists to be conscious of class and race as well as of gender.
In a telephone press conference Romney aides said, "We'll get back to you," when reporters asked whether the candidate backs the equal pay law.
A California mother of two in the crowd on the steps of the Supreme Court defended President Obama's health care reform law
"I own this body, not the government!"