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Women are called upon to defend every bit of progress we have made against particularly virulent attack. But we must also hold out a vision,…
When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the…
We have to stop this violence. We have to make the political nature of the violence clear, that the violence we experience in our own…
They plan to ride into the White House on the Sweet Talk Express. Well, think again. Bush and Cheney are not compassionate conservatives. They are…
There are a lot of people who worked extremely hard in the election who are still organized who know how to do door to door…
The Young Women’s Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it’s been enriched by beliefs…
My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO is that this is really a decision of the YWCA. They want to strengthen their…
More than 10,000 ballots in Miami-Dade County have been rejected by some machine without any opportunity for a human being to take a look. That…
I’ve talked to law enforcement officials at the state and local level who say that violence against women is going up. In any case, we…
I know that it isn’t just violence against women, it’s how do we support ourselves and our families, how do we deal with health care…
I know that Bush, for political reasons, is going to nominate a minority, a Hispanic man or someone where it will be harder for people…
I just have that sense this is the reason we got Sandra Day O’Connor on the Court in the first place is because Ronald Reagan…
I have a very personal interest. I am a Miami-Dade voter. One of the issues is that my vote and so many other votes of…
Bush’s choice of Dick Cheney as his running mate is clear confirmation of the policies he would promote and the nominations he would make to…
The Violence Against Women Act is so important. It provides money to train the cop on the beat, to train the judges that this is…
We may be in a tough time right now, but when we are in a tough time is when our movement gets really strong.
We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us.
Violence may be a good focus to organize around, but we have to look at women’s lives in our entirety.
The way to be a man if you’re a little boy is to be willing to throw your weight around.
Some of those men in power, we just have to change their faces because we’re not going to change their minds.
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