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LGBT Erasure from 2020 Census: ‘This is an Assault’

March 29, 2017
According to the Census Bureau, the 2020 census will not include questions related to sexual orientation or identity. ...
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Washington State Ballot Initiative Restricting Restroom Access Would Put .5 Billion in Federal Funding At Risk

May 5, 2016
Washington Won't Discriminate
The study analyzes the potential fiscal impact on Washington as a result of conflicts between Initiative 1515 and seven federal laws. ...
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EU: Unreported Violence Against Women Masks Major Issues

February 14, 2014
On March 5, 2014 FRA will present the results of its violence against women survey on gender-based violence at a high-level conference in Brussels. ...
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Murray: ‘The Truth is This is About Contraception’

January 29, 2014
The brief filed by Senator Murray and her colleagues provides an authoritative account of the legislative history and intent underlying the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ...
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Roe v. Wade Turns 41, Women Still Defending Their Bodies

January 22, 2014
U.S. Senator Patty Murray released a statement on the 41st anniversary of the historic Supreme Court Decision to constitutionally guarantee access to safe and legal reproductive choice in the United States. ...
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Murray and Ayotte Deliver Final Defense Bill

December 19, 2013
Senators Murray and Ayotte have worked for much of the year to advance legislation to prevent sexual assaults in the military. ...
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November 12, 2013
The floor speeches came just before Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced an abortion ban that is being championed by right-wing special interest groups as part of their nationwide campaign to restrict women’s health care access. ...
September 30, 2013
The Republican continuing resolution bill passed early Sunday morning specifically targets women’s preventive health care, allowing an employer or insurer – for virtually any reason – to deny coverage for birth control, annual checkups, screening for gestational diabetes, HPV testing, STD counseling, HIV screening and counseling, breastfeeding supplies and counseling, and screening and counseling for domestic violence.

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