Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner for President, stated in an interview that he would support “some form of punishment” for women who have an abortion, were it outlawed.
This is not a statement to dismiss lightly, like most Donald Trump positions tend to be. This is a direct assault on women’s healthcare rights.
Stand with Senate Democrats in defending a woman’s right to make their own choices when it comes to their healthcare.
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It’s 2016 and America still has a gender pay gap that isn’t shrinking fast enough. For full-time work, the average woman makes only 79 cents for every dollar a man makes.
It’s time to end this gender discrimination.
Now more than ever, we need to elect women to Congress who will fight for equal pay to support women and families across the country.
Over and over, we’ve seen Republicans vote against key legislation to make progress on...More
Due to outdated rules, the oil & gas industry is allowed to vent and flare dangerous methane emissions on protected public lands. The pollution hangs in the air, obscuring our views of these natural landscapes—and putting our health at risk as we enjoy them.
The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) has proposed a rule to protect America’s most beautiful vistas from oil & gas pollution—but we’re running out of time to ensure these regulations are strengthened and finalized....More
When Ebola struck last year, and scattered cases in the US caused panic, President Obama took decisive action to protect us by putting into place a program to fight inevitable future outbreaks by working to prevent them, and nip them in the bud.
But incredibly, Republicans want to remove this protection. They want to turn their back on the Ebola threat by removing $600 million dollars from the Ebola emergency fund.
The same Republicans who shamelessly exploited...More
Throughout his entire career, Beltway Rob Portman has been in the pocket of Washington special interests. During his twenty-five years in Washington, Portman has made it clear where his priorities lie – and they’re not in helping working Ohio families.
Twenty-five years in the club is long enough. Sign up to support Ted Strickland and working Ohioans.
Ohio deserves a Senator who puts Working Ohioans first – not someone whose face a financial lobbyist once said...More
Right now, if a disaster were to strike — like a fracking truck spilling radioactive wastewater near your water, or even a nuclear disaster like Fukushima — the Safe Drinking Water Act sets clear limits to protect your health and safety from radiation. But the EPA is considering increasing that limit for anywhere from one year to four years after an emergency .
People should get clean drinking water in an emergency and should not be forced to drink...More
Seven years ago, President Obama took office with ambitious goals to ignite change and move America forward. Since then, he’s led us through some of the most incredible progress this country has ever seen.
Now, we must work to protect the advancements we’ve made in order to build on that progress. Stand with President Obama and Democrats today.
Our accomplishments under President Obama’s leadership are clear: 70 straight months of private-sector job growth,...More
The way things are shaping up this year, it is clear that there is one thing that is going to make all the difference—literally—to the world: Your vote.
People who pledge to vote are more likely to actually do so. Makes sense, doesn’t it? Most of us keep our promises.
Our promises--and hopes and dreams--are for our children, and we should do everything possible to keep them safe. Our elected officials should hold true to those values of protecting our...More
Right now, residents of Flint, Michigan are living through an appalling water crisis after hazardous amounts of lead infiltrated their water supply.
But as Flint parents struggle to obtain clean drinking water for their children, the largest water bottling company in the world, Nestle, is pumping water OUT of Michigan -- for free.
Sign your name to demand Governor Snyder cut off Nestle’s free access to Michigan’s clean water supply >>...More
Republicans are demanding that President Obama disregard the Constitution and NOT fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court.
And their rationale? Because it’s a presidential election year.
Well, guess who else is facing an election year? 24 GOP Senators
We want to know – will these Senators recuse themselves from voting on the next Supreme Court Justice? Or are they hypocrites?
Sign your name telling GOP Senators to recuse themselves from the...More