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August 22, 2014

(Washington, D.C.) Today, in response to recent Supreme Court rulings on contraceptive coverage, the Obama Administration announced it will issue a rule that accommodates non-profit organizations with religious objections to the contraceptive coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

August 18, 2014

Neena Chaudhry, senior counsel at the National Women's Law Center, points to the problem here: that the student didn't know that by talking to the doctor about the alleged assault, she had "reported" to the university.

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I worked at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for close to two decades. I was paid less than my male co-workers the entire time—even though I was doing the same work they were and doing it well. Near the end of my time there, I received an anonymous note alerting me to the discrimination, and I decided to fight for justice, with the help of the National Women's Law Center and its allies.

A coach in Birmingham, Alabama, Roderick Jackson was not afraid to speak his mind. When he witnessed the inferior practice and game conditions provided for his girls’ high school basketball team, compared to those provided for the boys, he complained to school administrators, calling it as he saw it: unfair sex discrimination.

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This week, the New York Times featured a front-page profile of Jannette Navarro, a mom who works as a barista at a Starbucks in New York City. Jannette’s story shows how the scheduling practices of major chains are unsustainable for moms who need child care, as well as highly detrimental to their children, who bear the brunt of a lack of stability.

Today, as we watch a continued violent police crackdown on protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, where 18 year-old unarmed Michael Brown was shot in the back and killed by a police officer, we must make clear that police violence is a reproductive justice issue.

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RT @kfgrobbins: From @urbaninstitute: Higher minimum wages will improve economic well-being in #DC http://t.co/jC95xWKzZV
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Today’s rules show the Admin’s commitment to protect #BC, but Congress must also pass the #NotMyBossBusiness Act: http://t.co/j94EbaHZb8
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Breaking: Obama Administration announces change to rule that will protect women’s ability to get birth control: http://t.co/63DPtNuthf
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