July 27, 2007

Refusing Washington Pharmacists Just Don’t Get It

by Gretchen Borchelt and Jill Morrison According to this press report, two pharmacists and a pharmacy owner have sued over a regulation passed by the Washington state pharmacy board that ensures women access to contraception in the

July 25, 2007

News Flash: Law Center and Steve Forbes Agree On One Thing

by Joan Entmacher Steve Forbes writes today in the Wall Street Journal (subsription) that Congress should not change the way private equity companies are taxed. We don’t agree with that (or with most of what he has

July 24, 2007

The Minimum We Can Do

by Jocelyn Samuels Today is the day that the first increase to the minimum wage in more than 10 years goes into effect.  Under federal law, minimum wage workers will now be paid $5.85 per hour, up

July 23, 2007

Who Decides? Not low-income women

by Jill Morrison Three tidbits of information crossed my desk last week that once again led me to think of that old pro-choice refrain- Who Decides? (1)I was talking to a colleague at National Advocates for Pregnant

July 20, 2007

The Chorus Grows Louder: Taxing Private Equity

by Joan Entmacher Yesterday’s Financial Times editorialized in favor of taxing the compensation of private equity firm managers at ordinary income tax rates, just as the compensation of all other workers is taxed. If  you are

July 20, 2007

Think it’s impossible to recruit and retain girls in technology classes?

The Seattle Public Schools disagrees and so do we By Fatima Goss Graves

July 20, 2007

Voters Support Reproductive Health

by Steph Sterling The National Women’s Law Center and Planned Parenthood Federation of America recently announced the results of a new national opinion survey on reproductive health.  The results are in, and Members of Congress should take

July 20, 2007

Surprise! Former Bush Economic Adviser Agrees Private Equity Billionaires Get Unfair Tax Break

by Joan Entmacher

July 19, 2007

A vote for right priorities, or for the wrong direction?

by Cristina Martin Firvida Today, the House of Representatives is voting on the spending bill (H.R. 3043) that funds many of the federal programs that make the greatest difference in the lives of American women and their

July 19, 2007

Flexibility and Child Care

By Helen Blank

July 19, 2007

Impact of Gonzales v. Carhart

Louisiana is a (much harsher) copycat by Gretchen Borchelt And so it begins…

July 19, 2007

Denying Equal Pay is Not Enough

Goodyear Insists that Lilly Ledbetter Pay Its Court Costs by Dina Lassow