Women's Issues - In the News

— Tuesday 05 May 2020

Time’s Up Declined To Assist Biden Accuser Tara Reade
Topic: Political Correctness
Source: The Daily Wire
CEO Praised Biden Instead. Last week, the founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke, declined to back Tara Reade, a former staffer for presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee Joe Biden, who says Biden sexually assaulted her when she worked in his Senate offices in the mid-1990s Now, “Time’s Up” the organization developed from the #MeToo movement and charged with providing financial and legal assistance to women who accuse high-powered men of sexual harassment and assault has declined to provide that assitance to Reade. Instead, it’s CEO, Tina Tchen, praised Biden for his “transparency.”

10 years and many lawsuits later, battles over religion and birth control...
Topic: Abortion
Source: Deseret News
...coverage just keep getting messier. The Supreme Court has heard two cases on religion and birth control in the past six years. But, as justices prepare to hear a third challenge to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate this week, several issues remain unresolved. Legal experts don’t agree on what the federal government owes to religious objectors to birth control or employees harmed by faith-based exemptions. They hold different views on the scope of religious freedom law and whether asking employers to notify insurers about their religious objections places a substantial burden on faith.