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Women's Rights

Read the latest updates and learn more about women’s rights and equality through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Women's Issues

Tell your Representative to oppose the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act," which would prohibit abortions after just 20 weeks of gestation, when many severe or fatal defects or diseases are still undetectable. 

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Women's Rights

Update on the State(s) of Abortion Access
Posted on Monday July 27, 2015

Over the past year, I’ve followed a slew of state-level abortion laws, which are advancing and passing at alarming rates. In the first half of 2015, states enacted 51 new abortion restrictions, bringing the total number of restrictions passed to 282 in the past five years. Though legislative activity is generally quiet in the states […]

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Continuing the Call for Pregnant Workers’ Rights
Posted on Tuesday July 21, 2015

In June, we applauded the reintroduction of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, or PWFA (S. 1512/H.R. 2654), which gained bipartisan support for the first time since it was originally introduced in 2012. When the bill was reintroduced in June, only the Senate version of the bill was bipartisan—but now, the House bill is bipartisan as […]

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Stop Cuts to Family Planning
Posted on Wednesday July 15, 2015

The past few weeks have brought mixed news in the realm of sexuality education. At the end of June, we wrote about a House sub-committee vote to eliminate programs proven to reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy, reduce abortion and save tax dollars in Fiscal Year 2016. Since then, a Senate sub-committee voted to advance similar […]

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