Legislation Effecting Women: Now With Input From Women

Jill Filipovic offers two sharply contrasting images. One is George W. Bush signing the 2003 “partial birth” abortion ban, and one is Barack Obama signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Similarly striking, I might add, is that even though the Lilly Ledbetter Act faced overwhelming opposition from conservatives, the ultimate Senate vote went down with a dose of bipartisanship since all the women of the Senate GOP caucus voted for it.