Posts Tagged NWLC

Join the #JustVote Twitter storm NOW

The National Women’s Law Center is hosting a “Twitter storm” to call on the House to vote on a clean continuing resolution already. The NWLC will retweet all messages under the hashtag #JustVote between 2:00pm-2:30pm today. Join in now!

Here are some sample tweets from the NWLC for your use:

Nobody picking up in your Member’s office? Join the Twitter Storm on #JustVote 10/10 from 2-2:30ET & tell him/her to vote on a clean CR

Frustrated by the #shutdown? Join @nwlc’s Twitter Storm on 10/10 from 2:00-2:30pm ET on #JustVote to urge the House to vote on a clean CR.

When the going gets tough, the tough take to Twitter! Join the Twitter Storm for a clean CR on 10/10 from ...

The National Women’s Law Center is hosting a “Twitter storm” to call on the House to vote on a clean continuing resolution already. The NWLC will retweet all messages under the hashtag

“Legitimate rape” and legitimate abortions

A year after then-Rep. Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” fiasco, the National Women’s Law Center has released a report in commemoration: Shut That Whole Thing Down: A Survey of Abortion Restrictions Even in Cases of Rape. The report looks at abortion restrictions from the first six months of this year and, as RH Reality Check summarized, finds:

–86 percent (235) of the 273 provisions that politicians introduced in state legislatures to restrict a woman’s access to abortion apply to a woman whose pregnancy resulted from rape.

–71 percent (27) of the 38 state provisions restricting women’s access to abortion enacted by the states apply to a woman whose pregnancy resulted from rape.

–72 percent (18) of the 25 ...

A year after then-Rep. Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” fiasco, the National Women’s Law Center has released a report in commemoration: Shut That Whole Thing Down: A Survey of Abortion Restrictions Even in Cases ...

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California domestic workers demand a Bill of Rights.

Remember when prison abolition was a feminist priority?

In case you needed another reason to hate drones, Amanda Marcotte has you covered.

“What theory ...