Rush Limbaugh, Your Vitriol Won’t Silence Us

The nation has been dismayed by the blatantly sexist and offensive comments of talk show host Rush Limbaugh this week, when he called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   March 02, 2012

White House Decision Puts Women’s Health over Politics

This afternoon, the Obama administration decided to exempt religious employers from covering birth control for employees, but the new rules will require insurance companies to provide free contraception. The president’s […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   February 10, 2012

Women’s Health Care Gets Boost with Medical Institute’s Recommendations

The Institute of Medicine’s recommendation that insurers provide free coverage for birth control hits all the right notes for women, families, taxpayers, and insurance companies. Recognizing both the critical importance […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   July 19, 2011

Social Security Should Be Off the Table

Recent media reports have suggested that the White House, along with congressional leaders from both parties, might consider proposing cuts to Social Security benefits. While we hope the reports are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   3 Comments   |   July 07, 2011

Wal-Mart Plaintiff Will Speak to Senate

I’m looking forward to hearing Betty Dukes speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee this Wednesday on Capitol Hill. As one of the named plaintiffs in the discrimination case against Wal-Mart, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   June 27, 2011

GOP Budget Dead on Arrival in House

Today, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), chair of the House Budget Committee, released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2012. This budget is built on the backs of America’s families, robbing […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   April 05, 2011

Voucher Scheme Spells Bad News for Students

It’s a sad day for D.C. and for public education all across the country. Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed a bill to continue the controversial D.C. school voucher […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 30, 2011

Vouchers Aren’t Real Education Reform

The D.C. school voucher program has reared its ugly head again in our nation’s capital. Public education advocates hoped we’d exiled vouchers last year, but new House leadership has made […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   February 03, 2011

Chipping Away at Women’s Health Care

I often marvel at the actions of the anti-choice movement; they’re creative, I’ll give ‘em that. And with the convening of the 112th Congress, they’ll have even more opportunities to […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 26, 2011

Real Grassroots or Astroturf? Setting the Record Straight

I have a great job, working for an amazing group with a worthwhile mission — AAUW. But these past few days, I’ve been unnecessarily distracted from that critical work as […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   August 07, 2009