Feminists, lawmakers and activists from across the country convened here June 29 - July 1 for NOW's 2012 National Conference.
The measure, an amendment to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, prohibited gender inequality in federally funded education programs and institutions.
CLEVELAND - "Vote! - that is the other V-word they don't want to hear," Kellie Copeland told a crowd of 150 at a forum on the War on Women here Tuesday.
When the final votes are tallied on Nov. 6, Michigan Republicans may rue the day they barred State Reps. Lisa Brown and Barb Byrum from speaking.
Keep them barefoot, pregnant and silent.
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.