5 Women’s Rights Issues In Danger In The US Right Now

As we observe Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, which commemorates the day on which the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was certified in 1920, it’s important to take the opportunity to take stock. How far has the United States come in terms of women’s rights — and how is it stalling, or going backwards? The news in many quarters seems positive. More Democrat women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections than ever before, and the #MeToo movement continues to drive public conversation. But there are some fundamental rights for American women remain at risk.

Trump’s Uplifting ‘Baby Hope’ Story Masks A Dark History

In many ways, the presidency of Donald Trump is about turning back the clock ― returning the nation to a time with fewer consumer protections, minimal abortion rights, diminished opportunities for racial and ethnic minorities, and even less preservation of endangered environments. Last week, Trump signaled a desire to turn back the clock on our approach to child welfare, too.