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What the GOP’s Supreme Obstruction Means for Women

Senate Republicans are leaving women in limbo on several crucial issues. — by Martha Burk, OtherWords.org author Senators, constitutional scholars may tell you, must “advise and consent” on the president’s Supreme Court nominees. But apparently the official GOP policy is

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Posted in Abortion, Birth Control, Contraception, CultureWar, Income Inequality, Judiciary/AttyGnrl, SCOTUS, Womens Issues

Ruben Kihuen’s statement on Hardy’s 6th vote to repeal ACA and 5th vote to defund Planned Parenthood

For Immediate Release Janurary 6th, 2015 Contact: Dave Chase, (702) 350-2744 — Ruben Kihuen, State Senator and candidate for U.S. Congress (NV-04), released the following statement after Congressman Cresent Hardy voted for the 6th time to repeal the Affordabl Card

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Posted in Abortion, Birth Control, Candidates, Congressional Activity, Contraception, CultureWar, GOP, Health Care, Planned Parenthood, Womens Issues

Really? Updated College Sexual Assault Prevention Guidelines are Federal Overreach?

— by Zach Hudson, NSDP Communications Director Remember Todd Akin, the GOP Senate candidate in Missouri who talked about “legitimate rape?”  Akin’s comments were ignorant, insensitive, and out-of-touch.  Which is why we were disappointed Nevada Republicans seem to be taking

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Posted in 2014 Elections, Advocacy, Andrew Martin, Candidates, CultureWar, Democratic Party, Election, Individual Rights, Violence Against Women, Womens Issues

Sen Heller Betrays NV’s Women; Votes to Filibuster Hobby Lobby Fix

When the Supreme Court made the terrible decision to allow corporations like Hobby Lobby to discriminate against women, members of Congress were ready to fight back to defend women’s access to birth control. Senators Murray, Udall and Boxer quickly introduced

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Posted in Advocacy, Birth Control, Congressional Activity, Contraception, CultureWar, Filibuster, Senate, Womens Issues

#ItsNotUpToThem Week

— Roberta Lange, Nevada State Democratic Party Chair A few weeks ago, the United States Supreme Court issued a backwards ruling that allows for-profit corporate CEOs to make medical decisions that should be made between a woman and her doctor.  That’s

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Posted in Advocacy, Birth Control, Congressional Activity, Contraception, CultureWar, Health Care, Health Issues, Misogyny, Preventive Care, Senate, Womens Issues
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