Tag: women’s rights
The latest from the Terry McAuliffe gubernatorial campaign, “Bunch,” continues with the message that Republican Ken Cuccinelli is too extreme for Virginia.
State Sen. Mark Herring (Loudoun & Fairfax) issued the following statement after the vote of the Senate Courts of Justice Committee to advance his legislation to protect victims of domestic violence by creating a lethality assessment program for first responders:
State Sen. Mark Herring (D-Loudoun) announced Wednesday that he is introducing legislation to repeal the so-called ‘TRAP’ legislation passed by the General Assembly in 2011. The ‘TRAP’ legislation imposes new costly and unnecessary regulations on women’s health care centers in Virginia.
At a press conference today, Democratic senators spoke against the Republican attack on women’s reproductive health, and offered new legislation to advance women’s rights in Virginia.
Column by Linda Tarr-Whelan Submit guest columns: email@example.com I began my career as nurse in 1960, only to be fired on my first day because I didn’t stand up for a doctor. It didn’t matter that I was inserting an IV line for a patient. In those days, showing deference to men – and […]
Column by Linda Meric Submit guest columns: firstname.lastname@example.org A year ago, dozens of women’s and civil-rights activists gathered at the White House to watch President Barack Obama sign his first piece of legislation into law: the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. The signing was a triumphant moment – especially with its namesake, Lilly […]