Category: progressive women candidate

Cyndi Munson is running for State Representative in Oklahoma.
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State Rep. Candidate to Women in Oklahoma: Please Stand Up

Cyndi Munson is running for State Representative in the state of Oklahoma. She shares her experience of running and why more women need to run in Oklahoma below. The “Great State” is the motto of my beloved Oklahoma. Oklahoma makes me think about my state’s gracious people, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, and most importantly, home. I know many Oklahomans think these very same things and share the same love for Oklahoma as I do. However, there are staggering statistics that tarnish the Great State’s image. These statistics highlight the disservice the women in our state are receiving from our leaders...

A pro-discrimination bill was introduced earlier this year in the Arizona State Senate.
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Pro-Discrimination Bill Makes Its Way Through Arizona

Kristie O’Brien, Democratic candidate for the Arizona State Senate, wrote an article on how detrimental S.B. 1602 is for Arizona and our country. Her article is below. (To learn more about how you can help her and the campaign contact [email protected] or (480) 729-2647(480) 729-2647. Follow her on Facebook at Kristie O’Brien for AZ Senate or on Twitter @KristieOBrienAZ). Imagine you walk into your small town pharmacy to pick up your monthly birth control prescription only to be told you will have to get it filled somewhere else from now on. Or perhaps, you and your partner have driven hundreds...

Kentucky State Representative candidate Ashley Miller 0

Hard Working Student to Candidate: How Progressive Politics Helped A Young Woman Run For Office

Ashley Miller, a State Representative candidate from Kentucky, shares her experience of how progressive politics has helped her prosper into a successful  young woman. Her story is below. Often in the world of politics, being a progressive candidate can be seen as a negative or threatening label.  It’s a label that is often plagued with the stereotype of extremism and an ideology synonymous with the pursuit of a new world order.  Progressive, by definition, however, is something that anyone entering the political realm should aspire to be.  A progressive is in favor or advocating progress, change, improvement, or reform, as...

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Round-Up Friday: Sandra Fluke, RPA, and Much More!

Happy Friday everyone! This week has been filled with interesting stories. From State   Senate races, abortion legislation, and protecting teens from the parental notification law, let’s catch everyone up on what we have may missed this week! Washington State House Passes Bill That Helps Families This week, for the third year in a row, the Washington State House has passed the Reproductive Parity Act (RPA), which would require all insurance plans in Washington state the cover abortion services. If signed into law, it would be the first state in the country to have such law. High five, Washington! Montana Teens...

Rep. Joni Jenkins: Kentucky Domestic Violence Law MUST be Updated 0

Rep. Joni Jenkins: Kentucky Domestic Violence Law MUST be Updated

GUEST FEATURE by Kentucky State Representative Joni Jenkins, (D-44) -   In the 1980′s, the Commonwealth of Kentucky was a leader  in the prevention of violence against women.  We were one  of the first states to enact Emergency Protection Orders and  Domestic Violence Orders.  The VINE (Victim Notification  Everyday) system was developed in Louisville, KY and went  statewide in the 1990′s.  Sadly, we have fallen behind in the  protection of people in abusive relationships, by being one  of just 3 states that do not allow dating partners the  protections of EPOs and DVOs when abuse occurs.  I first filed legislation to...

Hillary Clinton Explains Why Having a Female President Matters 0

Hillary Clinton Explains Why Having a Female President Matters

Thank you thank you thank you Barbara Walters for inviting Hillary Clinton to share what many of us know already —-we NEED a woman in the White House. Her remarks below could not be any more clear. ———————- From Huffington Post Women – posted 12/19/2013 Hillary Clinton may not have made up her mind about whether to run for president in 2016, but she absolutely believes that a woman needs to make it to the White House. During a Wednesday interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters — Clinton was named the “Most Fascinating Person of 2013″ – the former Secretary of State revealed that...