Struggles of Native American Women Come to the Fore at Seneca Falls Conference
Women's Issues
Struggles of Native American Women Come to the Fore at Seneca Falls Conference
2022-07-22 14:41:11
by Eden Metzger

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — When it comes to women’s rights in America, one of the often overlooked areas is the struggles of Native American women. At a recent commemoration of the 174th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention hosted by... Read More

Civil Rights
174 Years After Historic Convention, Women Still Feel Their Rights Are in Question
2022-07-22 12:47:23
by Eden Metzger

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — One hundred and seventy-four years after the first women's rights convention was held in this bucolic hamlet in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, speakers gathered here to ponder their rights under a Constitution... Read More

Greitens Accusations Revive GOP Worries About Senate Bids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Accusations that Eric Greitens, a leading Republican contender for the U.S. Senate in Missouri, physically assaulted members of his family added fresh urgency to ensure the GOP doesn’t nominate candidates who are so damaged that they risk otherwise safe... Read More

Legislators Address Increase in Domestic Violence from COVID-19
2021-11-03 16:22:55
by Alexa Hornbeck

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in domestic violence, and now legislators like Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., who is a survivor of domestic violence, are pushing to advance policies to end the abuse.  “We have seen... Read More

In The News
Bipartisan Bill Incentivizes States to Report of Domestic Violence to Federal Background Check Systems
2019-11-08 21:24:51
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., and Mike Turner, R-Ohio, will create incentives for states to provide complete domestic violence records to federal background check databases. Rep. Rice announced the filing of the bill at... Read More

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