April 1, 2018

Stacking the Bench: Trump’s Dangerous Judicial Nominees

Federal courts decide legal rights and principles of critical importance to women, including the right to privacy, equal protection, anti-discrimination protections at work and at school, and protections for health and safety. Federal judges’ interpretation of

March 19, 2019

A Timeline of (Some of) The Trump-Pence Administration’s Attacks on Birth Control

In June 2018, we filed a lawsuit against the University of Notre Dame and the Trump-Pence administration for illegally teaming up in order to deny Notre Dame students and staff their birth control coverage. As we

March 19, 2019

Trump Is Paying for His Tax Cuts on the Backs of Women and Families

Yesterday, Trump released more details on his FY2020 proposal, attempting to justify billions of cuts to healthcare, nutrition, and more under the pretext that “it is imperative that the Congress take meaningful action to refocus Federal priorities and reign in

March 17, 2019

Welcome to the New NWLC!

The onslaught of threats to the rights of women and girls over the past few years has been challenging, to say the least. But we aren’t just resisting these threats. We’re beating them. In the last

March 15, 2019

Courts Continue to Slam the Trump Administration’s Decision to Include Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

Multiple lawsuits have challenged the inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 Census, another court struck down the decision, and the Supreme Court will even take up the issue. It’s a lot over one short

November 13, 2017

A Tax Plan That Hurts Women and Families

March 14, 2019

Five Reasons Why the Equality Act Would Be Huge for LGBTQ People and Women

Under the Trump Administration, LGBTQ people have been under attack in subtle and blatant ways, from quietly leaving off questions on sexual orientation and gender identity from demographic surveys, to rolling back protections for trans students.

March 12, 2019

Bathroom Restrictions on Transgender Students Violate the U.S. Constitution and Title IX

At NWLC, we’re committed to fighting back against sex discrimination in schools, workplaces, and elsewhere. That’s why we’re proud to highlight two recent amicus briefs that we filed in support of transgender students and their counsel

March 11, 2019

Don’t Look to the Trump Budget for Child Care Help — You Won’t Find It

Today, the Administration released initial information about its 2020 Budget request. Despite what the Administration claims, this preview shows that Trump does not prioritize the child care needs of families and children. Based on what we

March 11, 2019

Six Reasons the Trump Administration’s Budget Is a Disaster for Women and Families

This morning, the Trump administration released its budget blueprint for FY2020. As Maya Angelou warned us, “when people show you who they are, believe them.” And this budget shows us exactly who President Trump is and

March 8, 2019

What SNAP Really Means for Women and Families of Color

Last month, the Trump administration proposed a rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that would take food away from an estimated 755,000 people. Who is one of the primary groups targeted by this

March 8, 2019

Stop Detaining Pregnant Immigrant Women

CW: Discussion of infant loss This week, Senator Murray, along with 24 cosponsors, introduced the Stop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act. The bill would reinstate the presumption of releasing pregnant women from immigration detention and

March 7, 2019

It’s Time for Maryland to Say No to Salary History

On February 19, NWLC testified in front of the Maryland House of Delegates on HB634, the Wage History and Wage Range Bill, which would stop an important driver of the gender wage gap in Maryland: employers’

March 5, 2019

We Sued the Trump Administration and Won

The more information you have about a problem, the more likely you will be able to craft a solution to fix it. That’s especially true for workplace pay inequity. It would be much easier to close