She The People: war


Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 10/27/2012

Lena Dunhams first time, all over again

The woman from "Girls" talks about her "first time" in support of Barack Obama's platform on women and families

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  10:02 AM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Campaign 2012, President Obama, War on Women, Women in Politics

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Pro-choice and pro-conscience in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, Michigan, an inter-generational group of 12 women has mobilized around a "pro-conscience" platform. And they're getting traction across party lines.

By Delia Lloyd  |  06:03 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  anti-abortion legislation, betty ford, Grand Rapids, rosa parks, Stop the War on Women, Stop the War on Women Grand Rapids, War on Women

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 10/22/2012

1960s teen idol Lesley Gore leads charge in ‘You Don’t Own Me’ video

In 1964, Lesley Gore belted out “You Don’t Own Me" and a feminist song was born. It’s still resonating in the 21st century as debate over women's issues bubbles in the United States before Nov. 6.

By Suzi Parker  |  11:27 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  " Lesley Gore, "You Don't Own Me, Barack Obama, Carrie Brownstein, Citizens Band, Claire McCaskill, Lilly Ledbetter, Miranda July, Mitt Romney, Portlandia, reproductive rights, Richard Carmona, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Tavi Gevinson, Todd Akin, War on Women

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Todd Akin: Another gaffe

Can we trust the candidate to do a good job in office?

By Diana Reese  |  02:40 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Todd Akin, Missouri, U.S. Senate race, conservative women, Phyllis Schlafly, abortion, legitimate rape, women for Todd Akin, war on women, birth control, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Duran Duran: A political unifier among Gen-X women

By Suzi Parker  |  09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duran Duran, politics, Pussy Riot, Nick Rhodes, Simon Le Bon, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, 1980s, Bill Clinton, war on women

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Nancy Pelosi: Todd Akin’s views are ‘the doggie doo’ on GOP shoe

In an interview, Nancy Pelosi calls Akin’s views “the doggie doo on the shoe of his party, the tattoo on Paul Ryan that they won’t be able to get off.’’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  02:27 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  War on women, legimiate rape, forcible rape, Nancy Pelosi, Todd Akin, Suzan DelBene

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Martha Burk: ‘Who’s in charge? Why should women care?’

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on women, Martha Burk, voting, 2012 elections, Democrats, Republicans, pay equality

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 06/17/2012

Father’s Day: A daughter remembers dad

Remembering the father who served as a Marine and became an "Atomic Vet," only to die of cancer years later.

By Diana Reese  |  11:35 AM ET, 06/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Father's Day, dads, veterans, atomic veterans, Gulf War Syndrome, Afghanistan, suicide, Marines, multiple myeloma

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/07/2012

The best women of our lives

In 1946, "The Best Years of Our Lives" captured the zeitgeist of a war-weary nation. Sixty-six years later, the film still resonates.

By Donna Trussell  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  veteran, best years of our lives, william wyler, ww2, world war II, war, women, military, soldier

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 06/01/2012

Only three in 10 women think a war on women exists

By Suzi Parker  |  11:47 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on women, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, reproductive health, abortion rights, economy

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Mitt Romney and GOP women: He had them at ‘economy’

It would be too simple to say Republican women don’t care about health care or equal pay. Rather, it’s a matter of both style and substance.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:25 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, barack obama, republicans, democrats, women, war on women, ann romney, economy

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 05/17/2012

GOP Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison asks: What war on women?

Senator endorses Romney, questions Democratic claims of a GOP campaign against female interests.

By Lori Stahl  |  11:45 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kay Bailey Hutchison, war on women, Rick Perry, GOP, Romney

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Deb Fischer’s win should not erase the discussion of the war on women

The war on women isn’t simply about female candidates ousting their male counterparts. It’s much more than that.

By Suzi Parker  |  03:27 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deb Fischer, war on women, Bob Kerrey, Nebrasaka, abortion rights, equal rights amendment, 2012

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Abortion debate lines are as blurry as an ultrasound

"This baby is only the size of a lima bean but I love it already,” I told a friend who writes romance novels — and gave that line to one of her heroines.

By Diana Reese  |  01:40 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Planned Parenthood, war on women

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 04/19/2012

The women who don’t believe Mitt Romney — and like that about him

His reputation as someone who knows how to work several sides of an issue could work to his advantage with female voters looking for reasons to support him.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:48 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Democratic convention, Charlotte, war on women, Ann Romney, Hilary Rosen, Dream Act, women's vote

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 04/16/2012

War on Women 2.0: Jobs

In the war over women voters, there hasn’t been even a brief lull.

By Delia Lloyd  |  06:02 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on women, timothy geithner, women and recession, women and job loss

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Arlen Specter's dirty old man routine should inspire women

Mr. Specter, keep the dirty talk going about Palin and women. Maybe once again you’ll inspire women to return to the political trenches.

By Suzi Parker  |  12:24 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlen Specter, Sarah Palin, Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, sexism, war on women

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Jobs before birth control

Who has time to worry about the “war on women” when you’re concentrating on keeping your family clothed and fed?

By Diana Reese  |  02:24 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rush Limbaugh, Chris Matthews, Hardball, economy, jobs, Obama, GOP primary, birth control, war on women

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 03/02/2012

When Rush Limbaugh talks, who wins and who loses?

For GOP candidates, this one is a “Sister Souljah” no-brainer — unless they’re afraid of what’s-his-name.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  04:52 PM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rush Limbaugh, Sandra Fluke, Nancy Pelosi, GOP war on women

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012

It’s Democrats who are putting focus on birth control

COLUMN | Wondering why the Republicans would want to ride such a losing pony? They don’t.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on birth control, GOP primary, Santorum and birth control, war on contraception, Obama and Catholics, Rick Santorum, Andrew Sullivan, Barack Obama, health care mandate, contraception mandate, Foster Freiss, Foster Friess, Nancy Pelosi