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.

The GOP Tweeted That Trump Set a Record for Appointing Women to Senior Positions, and Twitter’s Not Having It

Since Donald Trump took office, there have been a lot of fluctuations when it comes to who’s actually working in the White House. Just last week, for example, communications director Hope Hicks became the latest staffer to resign. So it might seem like an inopportune time to talk about Trump’s hiring practices, but that didn’t stop the GOP from tweeting something curious from the official party account over the weekend.