April 23, 2007

Game Over

by Neena Chaudhry With the Supreme Court's recent decision not to hear its case, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) has finally lost the last round of a fight that has been going on for too

April 20, 2007

Who Is Really Playing Politics with Women’s Health?

by Gretchen Borchelt The Family Research Council, Concerned Women for America and other groups recently announced that they filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  They are seeking to overturn the FDA’s August 2006

April 19, 2007

The Supreme Court Knows Best

In Gonzales v. Carhart, we saw our newly constituted Supreme Court, with Bush’s picks Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Alito, assert its “concern” for women.  How did they do that?  By allowing women who must terminate

April 18, 2007

Mind The Gap

by Cristina Begoña Martin Firvida The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing today on closing the tax gap. The tax gap is the amount of federal taxes owed but not collected.  The Washington Post recently reported that

April 18, 2007

NWLC is Fulcrum for Harvard Title IX Conference

by Jocelyn Samuels It was clear that all roads end (or begin) with NWLC, as our current and former employees, clients and colleagues gathered on Friday for a Title IX seminar hosted by the Harvard Journal of

April 17, 2007

Mis-Informed Consent

by Jill Morrison South Carolina almost became the first state to require a woman to have and look at an ultrasound before terminating her pregnancy.  Fortunately, the SC attorney general agreed with advocates that forcing a woman

April 16, 2007

A Missed Opportunity

by Jill Morrison & Fatima Goss Graves “Intersectionality” is a word most people probably don’t come across every day.  It is usually thrown around in law school classes dealing with the –isms, like racism and sexism.  And