Planned Parenthood

Donald Trump tried to co-opt the Women’s March and Twitter wasn't impressed

If one of his latest tweets is to be believed, Donald Trump is blissfully unaware of the reasons that women have taken part in the Women's March this weekend. Taking to Twitter to seemingly take credit for the feminist events taking place, Trump said, "Beautiful weather all over our great country, …

Donald Trump

Did Ivanka Trump Just Officially Abandon the Feminist Cause?

It's been clear for quite some time now that Ivanka Trump was not to be the great feminist savior of the Trump White House, but, over the weekend, it appears that she made it official. At some point, while thousands of women across the country took to the streets for the second annual Women's …

Culture

Halsey's Recital Of 'A Story Like Mine' Traces The Staggering Prevalence Of Assault

<i>Content advisory: The video below contains strong language and may be offensive to some.</i><p>Thousands of people took to the streets this past Saturday in the second Women's March on Washington, a nationwide event that marked the anniversary of President Trump's first year in office. Like last year, the …

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, Tells White Women to 'Do Better'

In a rousing speech at the Women’s March #PowertothePolls rally in Las Vegas on Sunday, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards implored her …

Democrats

Halsey's Women's March speech moved people around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the most moving moments from the Women's Marches that took over the country this weekend came when 23-year-old singer Halsey delivered a free-verse poem to a New York City crowd recounting her experiences with assault and feelings of powerlessness.<p>Her poem closed with strong words of …

Owe

Listen: This mom’s open letter to Planned Parenthood shares some heartbreaking facts

CatholicVote.org writer Carly Hoilman joined the show to talk about the annual March for Life and her latest piece headlined, “Stop Killing All of My Son’s Friends.”<p>Mom to a 5-month-old boy, Hoilman wanted to highlight the fact that while her son is thriving, so many babies who would be his age …

Pro-choice Movement

Planned Parenthood Prez: White Women not Woke Enough

C’mon white ladies, get woke! You can’t leave it to your sisters of color to drag your pasty butts into the promised land of free sex changes, …

Conservative View

Thousands attend women's rally in Las Vegas

Democrats

Women in brewing form ‘Curious Friendships’ for Planned Parenthood benefit

It could be argued that Cassie Tencate has beer in her bloodline.<p>“My uncle was a craft brewer before I was born,” she says. “I grew up in the kitchen …

San Francisco Bay Area

The 2nd Women’s March Had One Major Difference — & Trump Should Be Worried

Last year, the pink hats marched against the threat of what Trump promised — the symbolism of his win — this year it was what he and Congress …

Pro-choice Movement

Pro-life Student Leaders Excited for Future of Movement After Meeting with Pence

Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for Life of America, spoke with Townhall at the March for Life Friday about her group’s private meeting with …

Conservative View

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has No Plans to Go Anywhere Anytime Soon

As shutdown fever overtook Washington this weekend, something happened 2,000 miles away that could well have a greater impact on the left-right …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

How I Get It Done: Cecile Richards

<b>It’s been a challenging year</b> for Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood. Since Trump’s inauguration, she has fought every day to defend …

Democrats

In Trump's First Year, Anti-Abortion Forces Make Strides

Opponents of abortion have made significant progress in changing the direction of federal and state policies. The confirmation of judges favored by …

Rights & Freedoms

Has Trump Come Through for Pro-Lifers & Evangelicals?

January 22, 2018 by Gene Veith<p>President Trump won the support of most evangelicals and other pro-lifers, some of whom had qualms about him but …

Rights & Freedoms

What everyone needs to know about abortion

Regarding the release of its fifth annual report on the state of abortion in America, NRLC's president says it is an accurate source of information …

Conservative View

The Conscience Clause

<i>Legislating religion because we weren’t really serious about that whole “separation of church and state” thing.</i><p>Today I am going to talk about the …

Rights & Freedoms

‘Power to the Polls’ Rally Held by Women’s March Organizers in Las Vegas

What happens in Las Vegas on Sunday won’t stay in Las Vegas.<p>Or at least that’s what organizers of the Women’s March are hoping after their first ever …

Linda Sarsour

These Women Fight For Reproductive Rights Every Day (& They’re Not Even 21 Yet)

It's been 45 years since the Supreme Court's landmark <i>Roe v. Wade</i> decision, but the fight to secure women's reproductive rights still is ongoing. And …

Rights & Freedoms

'I hope I never have to march again, that'll mean we're getting somewhere.'

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of men and women hit the streets of Eugene on Saturday afternoon to participate in one of the hundreds of events held across …

Portland, OR

Thousands turn out for Women's March rally in Las Vegas

Thousands of women and supporters turned out in Las Vegas for the second official Women’s March, titled "Power To The Polls.”<p>The event, one of dozens …

Las Vegas

Inspiring Quotes From The 2018 Women's March In Las Vegas To Pump You Up

Harnessing the energy and support that accompanied the historic 2017 Women's March, this year's event is continuing to the move the cause forward. …

Black Lives Matter

Scarlett Johansson brilliantly called out James Franco during her Women's March speech

As one of the many women who began Time's Up, the initiative advocating for women in all industries financially and otherwise, Scarlett Johansson was …

James Franco

Demonstrators rally worldwide for second day of Women’s Marches

Demonstrators and activists gathered in cities worldwide on Sunday for a second day of Women’s Marches, a year after millions worldwide rallied to highlight women’s issues and challenge the presidency and policies of Donald Trump.<p>This year’s marches also coincide with the anniversary of Trump’s …

World News

Halsey recited an incredibly emotional poem about sexual abuse at the 2018 Women's March

On Saturday, January 20th, many took the streets for the 2018 Women’s March. On the anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, feminists across the …

Feminism

One year after the Women’s March on Washington, people are still protesting en masse. A lot. We’ve counted.

<i>Each month the</i> <i>Crowd Counting Consortium</i> <i>has been posting updates about trends and patterns on political crowds in the United States as recorded by our volunteers. (For our counting methods, please see our</i> <i>first post in the series</i><i>.)</i><p>The Crowd Counting Consortium is one year old. Since the Women’s March …

U.S. Politics

Halsey's Poem At The 2018 Women's March Will Remind You Why #MeToo Matters So Much — VIDEO

While women and men gathered across the country for the 2018 Women’s March on Saturday, this year’s rallies were markedly different, thanks to the …

Women's News

Demonstrators Turn Out Sunday For 2nd Straight Day Of Women's Marches

(CNN) — Activists and demonstrators gathered Sunday for a second day of Women’s Marches, reaffirming their criticism of President Donald Trump and …

Olivia Wilde

Halsey's Speech At The Women’s March Gave Voice To A Story That Would Otherwise Go Unheard

"Listen and then yell at the top of your lungs."<p>Among the politicians, actors, and activists joining the thousands in demonstrations around the world …

Bill de Blasio

Why Single-Payer Is a Feminist Issue

The renewed energy and organizing around achieving a single-payer health care system in the US, where everyone has health coverage through a …

Health Care