Mar 30

Remember the ladies



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As we remember Abigail Adams’ prescient observations and conclude the celebration of Women’s History Month, we can also “remember the ladies” who contributed to the revolutionary cause. Here’s a look at some of them.



Mar 28

Equality: are we there yet?



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While the Supreme Court was hearing history-making arguments on the Affordable Care Act, delegates and supporters of Vision 2020 made organizational history in Washington as 150 women and men attended a White House briefing Tuesday on domestic policy issues.



Mar 26

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Happy Birthday, Sandra Day O’Connor!



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Today is the 82nd birthday of retired Supreme Court Justice and a longtime friend of the National Constitution Center, Sandra Day O’Connor.



Mar 14

Why Women’s History?



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Now that women’s history month has reached its third week-and blogs, news programs and classrooms nationwide have been abuzz with fascinating factoids about America’s historic women-what will happen to our zest for women’s history once the month comes to an end?



Mar 1

Gender politics and the start of Women’s History Month



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In February 1980, President Jimmy Carter declared the week of March 8 to be National Women’s History Week. By Presidential Proclamation, Carter called on Americans to commemorate the unsung contributions of American women of years past.