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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

NOT My Boss’s Business!

Corporate owners are NOT entitled to SUPER-CITIZENSHIP RIGHTS that they can wield in a discriminatory fashion against their employees. It’s time to end this culture war once and for all in November. We, as Democrats, need to encourage everybody we know

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Posted in Birth Control, Contraception, CultureWar, Individual Rights, Womens Issues

Think Supreme Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling was just about birth control? Think again!

— Anthony Romero, ACLU Action team Immediately after the Hobby Lobby ruling, Rick Warren and other high-profile religious leaders began lobbying the Obama administration. Their demand? A religious exemption from his executive order which would ban federal contractors from discriminating on the

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Posted in Advocacy, Birth Control, Corporate Rights, CultureWar, Health Care, Individual Rights, SCOTUS, Womens Issues
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