Women’s Rights

New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

Protesters on women's health care (Photo credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: The ‘War On Women’ Is Sexist Fiction

The whole concept of warring on women is totally sexist. The truth is that women are speaking for themselves, doing a damn good job of expressing their views quite clearly and eloquently, and they don’t need the media speaking for them – especially the male-intense media of 2012.

08/24/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

Women rally at Daley Plaza on April 17, 2012, to mark "Equal Pay Day" and demand equal pay for equal work. (Credit: CBS)

On Equal Pay Day, Women Note Gender Gap In Salaries

A few hundred people turned out in Daley Plaza on Tuesday to mark Equal Pay Day.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Addie Wyatt

Civil Rights And Labor Leader, Rev. Addie Wyatt Dies At 88

She was a pioneer in the labor movement, the civil rights movement and the women’s equality movement. On Thursday, Chicagoans were mourning the death of the Rev. Addie Wyatt.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012