Wednesday, May 5th, a case before the Massachusetts 1st Court of Appeals has the potential to continue or kill the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) – you can watch the presentation of these oral arguments live!Read more
Category Archives: Equal Rights
On May 5th, a case before the Massachusetts 1st Court of Appeals has the potential to continue or kill the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), but is this the only decisive action on the amendment? But what does that mean? Why is it in court in MA? Is it still viable? Is it up to Congress? Is it up to the courts? Is it up to the President? What can we do?
CCWfC has joined a Coalition of grassroots women’s groups in MA that is evolving from an idea to group with purpose and intent. There is power in numbers and we can do so much when we are all working together.
2018: Does your state legislator support or oppose legislation that benefits women? These are Cape & Islands Senators’ and House Reps’ grades and endorsements regarding women’s issues
These ratings are from organizations that advocate for, or against, legislation for women. Grades are based on sponsorship of legislation and voting records. In the coming weeks we will be sharing more about our legislators’ support or opposition important to women. Planned Parenthood has not updated their ratings for 2018, but they have listed their endorsements, noted below. MA CitizensRead more
This list was taken from a recent Washington Post article and is being updated. This is so important, so much of this impacts our daily lives, yet we know nothing about it. Among the results of these reversals? Companies with federal contracts don’t have to comply with laws that protect women in the workplace, states have fewer limits on drug-testingRead more
This bill is in danger of dying in committee – please see the latest post about this and what you can do to move it out of committee and onto the floor for a vote. (Thanks to the Action Together Massachusetts Facebook Page for this alert!) This is how we will get things done. We must be vigilant and standRead more
.. a guy who volunteers as an escort at an abortion clinic to protect women as they walk past protesters who can be pretty awful as you know, posted this today about an experience he had. He’s given permission to share it. It brought tears to my eyes and i hope you will read it and share it. We are blessed to have male feminist who support us, and who ‘get’ it this way.Read more
If you have time at the last minute and can take on a creative project due tomorrow (I learned about this, this morning…) Greetings from the Women’s March on Washington social media team! Next Sunday, January 1st, we would like to kick off the new year by showing the world that the Women’s March is truly a worldwide movement. We’llRead more
(shared with us and published in the Cape Cod Times) By Janet Murphy Robertson An unapologetic disseminator of hate will soon roam the halls of the White House as “chief strategist and senior counselor.” Left to stand, this appointment will be a moral stain on our country and an omen of much more to come. It transforms the president-elect’s campaignRead more
A statement from those who study, research, educate, and write about women, women’s issues, women’s history etc. A STATEMENT BY FEMINIST SCHOLARS ON THE ELECTION OF DONALD TRUMP AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, a sizeable minority of the U.S. electorate chose to send billionaire Donald Trump, an avowed sexist and an unrepentant racist, whoRead more
Unite Now to help stop Donald Trump Free the Electors Show Your Support for our Electors Voting Their Conscience. Join your fellow Americans in putting Country before party.Read more
Join us for a public forum:“Come Together, Act Together: Protecting Ourselves, Our Neighbors, Our Civil Liberties and Our Planet Post-Election,” Thursday, December 15, at 7 PM in the Hermann Foundation Meeting Room at Falmouth Public Library. This community conversation will address the immediate threats our community faces and what specific responses and actions community members might take locally, working togetherRead more
VoteRunLead is running a free Webinar for women who are considering or have decided to run for office. Sign up via Eventbright. More details below:Read more
It is a self-absorbed lament, but the feelings are real and I believe there are many women feeling the same way, especially women of a certain age.We fear this new government will abandon our country’s cultural diversity envied throughout the world; that racism, nationalism, bigotry, misogyny and xenophobia will be the forces that control policy and become our foundation. We worry that …Read more