Whether or not Oprah Winfrey decides to run for president, the good news is that plenty of other seasoned women are out there working to get more women elected already.
It’s Martin Luther King Jr. day today, and God knows the man deserves a day in his honor. But, our blog is all about midlife women, so let’s also recognize two important women who advanced the civil rights movement: Coretta Scott King and Ella Baker.
OMG, stuff is happening! Here’s a round-up of recent headlines.
The official Senate working group on Obamacare repeal and replace includes not one woman–but at least one was invited a meeting. So, cool.
The terrible U.S. House of Representatives passed the terrible American Health Care Act (AHCA) As noted elsewhere, the bill practically makes being a woman a pre-existing condition, and creates double jeopardy for women in the 45-70sh range.
Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) was a much-needed voice of mid-life woman reason at the latest U.S. House Committee on We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Science hearings on climate change.
Remember the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)? The poorly written, yet inspiring, 27th constitutional amendment that has been missing in action since circa 1982? Well, it’s back.