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It's Official: Women (Especially Young Women) Do More Unpaid Housework than Men

Posted by Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security | Posted on: August 06, 2009 at 08:52 pm

by Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Security,
National Women's Law Center

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Center Applauds Senate’s Vote to Confirm Sotomayor as ‘Defining Moment’

Posted by | Posted on: August 06, 2009 at 06:21 pm

56931[1] The U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be the next Associate Justice on the Supreme Court today. A statement from Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President of the National Women’s Law Center, follows:

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Senate Set to Vote on Judge Sotomayor Today

Posted by Amy K. Matsui, Senior Counsel and Director of Women and the Courts | Posted on: August 06, 2009 at 02:55 pm

by Amy Matsui, Senior Counsel,  
National Women's Law Center 

This post is part of a series about the nomination of Judge Sotomayor for the Supreme Court.

Over the past two days, Senators have been debating the nomination of Judge Sotomayor. The Senate is scheduled to vote on the nomination later today, taking this historic vote right before Senators leave for the August recess.

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A Big Step for LGBT Employment Rights – ENDA Introduced in Senate

Posted by Robin Reed, Director of Online Communications | Posted on: August 06, 2009 at 02:19 pm

by Robin Reed, Online Outreach Manager, 
National Women’s Law Center 

Depressing as it is, in 29 states, it’s still legal for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people to be fired because of their sexual orientation. And in 38 states, it’s legal to fire an employee for being transgender. (Here’s a map, courtesy of the Human Rights Campaign.)

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Senator Bond To Vote For Judge Sotomayor

Posted by Amy K. Matsui, Senior Counsel and Director of Women and the Courts | Posted on: August 05, 2009 at 03:15 pm

by Amy Matsui, Senior Counsel, 
National Women's Law Center 

This post is part of a series about the nomination of Judge Sotomayor for the Supreme Court.

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This Woman's Place is on the Supreme Court: Help Confirm Judge Sotomayor

Posted by | Posted on: August 05, 2009 at 02:30 pm

by Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President, 
National Women's Law Center  

This post is part of a series about the nomination of Judge Sotomayor for the Supreme Court.

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Rally Wednesday in D.C. to Confirm Judge Sotomayor!

Posted by Candace Webb, Outreach Manager | Posted on: August 04, 2009 at 09:47 pm

by Candace Webb, Outreach Manager,
National Women's Law Center

Tomorrow, Wednesday, August 5 at 12:00 p.m. EST, the National Women’s Law Center, our partners in the civil rights community, and hundreds of supporters of Judge Sonia Sotomayor will gather at Upper Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. with Senators Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), Charles E. Schumer (D-NY), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) to call for the confirmation of Judge Sotomayor to the U. S. Supreme Court.

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History in the Making

Posted by | Posted on: August 04, 2009 at 06:57 pm

by Marcia D. Greenberger, Co-President, 
National Women's Law Center 

Cross-posted from Huffington Post.

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