More War on Women Articles

  • Women small business owners struggle to get loans

    NEW YORK (AP) — Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank. Carrie Charlick and Marcia Cubitt have $4 million in sales but have been rejected for $500,000 credit lines since 2012. Their 11-year-old company,...

  • Don't let American feminists or comedians see this

    Perhaps the most sexist car insurance company I never heard of until today, Sheilas' Wheels in Britain, unveiled last week its ideal highway -- with bright pink-painted lanes just for the ladies.

  • Indian PM urges an end to violence against women

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday that India had been shamed by rapes and attacks against women, and called on parents in this deeply misogynistic country to treat their sons and daughters equally in his first speech marking the country's independence from colonial rule....

  • Syrian refugee women face sexual exploitation

    TEL EL-HAYAT, Lebanon (AP) — The Syrian refugee woman huddled in the latest room she calls home, a peeling, run-down place outside a north Lebanese village. The mother of six doesn't know how she'll pay the rent. She's gotten by over the past year by taking a series of lovers who would pay for...

  • In NY race, niche issues become political parties

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is well aware of the gambit. In the 1994 gubernatorial race, 54,000 votes cast on the "Tax Cut Now" ballot line created by Republicans to highlight New York's heavy tax load helped relatively unknown Republican state Sen. George Pataki upset...

  • Is this what a war on women looks like? Reflections from the steps of the Supreme Court

    Standing in front of the Supreme Court as the justices handed down their ruling in defense of Life and Liberty in the Hobby Lobby case, I was overwhelmed with the joy and jubilation of the other young women standing on either side of me.

  • Women business owners face gender gap, report says

    NEW YORK (AP) — Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday. The report by Democratic staffers of the Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee found that while...

  • How many American women are at risk for female genital mutilation? New study to find out

    A forthcoming study will determine how many women in the U.S. have undergone female genital mutilation and how many girls are at risk of having the procedure done to them.

  • Where are strong GOP women? In the Senate

    Washington has no shortage of ambitious politicians. Sadly, however, it appears the GOP is lacking ambition on a host of issues — including issues typically attributed to women.

  • Jill Abramson says her gender wasn't the 'whole explanation' for her firing

    Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson doesn't believe she was fired just because she is a woman.

  • Is 'legitimate case of rape' any better than 'legitimate rape'?

    Former Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., continued his book/"remember me?" tour by admitting "legitimate rape" was the wrong term to use -- he should have said "legitimate case of rape."

  • Rep. Renee Ellmers' attack on me shows why the GOP is losing the Democrats' 'war on women'

    Here's how I became a "liberal woman reporter" -- and why that's bad news for the Republican Party in its efforts to attract women voters.

  • Elizabeth Warren: The government shutdown was over birth control

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Tuesday blamed last October's government shutdown on Republicans wanting to deny women access to birth control. No really. Warren said this on the Senate floor while defending the Democrats' deceptively titled “Women's Health Protection Act.” “Remember last...

  • Rep. Renee Ellmers' full comments regarding the 'war on women' narrative

    On Sunday, I wrote an article about the GOP's poor messaging on the "war on women" narrative. I posted some comments from Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., who said GOP men need to bring their messages "down to a woman's level."

  • Teachers union ally unleashes sexist attack on education reformer

    Diane Ravitch, a blogger, former assistant education secretary and research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School, does not like former CNN anchor and proponent of education reform Campbell Brown's take on teacher tenure.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...