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.

‘Roseanne’ Star Sandra Bernhard: Women Who Support Trump Unable To Think For Themselves

Sandra Bernhard talks to MSNBC’s Ari Melber about reprising her role as Nancy Bartlett Thomas on the reboot of popular sitcom ‘Roseanne’ and the role Trump plays in dividing the family. Bernhard said a lot of women have “compromised” and “given in” by getting married and unfortunately “don’t have the luxury to think for themselves.” She said these women must be “under the thumb” of their husbands.

A Brief History of Trump Insulting Women Who Call Him Out

On Sunday night, adult-film star Stormy Daniels’s highly-anticipated interview with 60 Minutes aired. During the segment, Daniels spoke of her alleged 2006 affair with Donald Trump, claiming that she spanked him with a magazine, was told she reminded him of his daughter, and had unprotected sex with him, among other salacious details. Meanwhile, Trump has been uncharacteristically quiet about Daniels’s allegations — at least publicly. In private, the president has reportedly been demeaning Daniels and insulting her appearance — his go-to tactics whenever a woman speaks out against him.