Category: WISE Womens Issues Huddle News


Student leaders take the pledge: Young people pledge to VOTE for Safety from gun violence; equality across race, gender and sexual orientation; and action on climate change

donate 60 seconds to change the world Hundreds of student leaders and valedictorians in 110 cities across the nation have raised their hands to donate 60 seconds of their commencement address to make a common pledge to vote on the…

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A major blow to women’s rights by US Supreme Court

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Daily Call to Action: Say NO to Trump’s gag rule!!

To Donate: https://www.weareplannedparenthoodaction.org/onlineactions/wT-Jt3-Rp0Czd0PoxEvxQg2?sourceid=1004251&ms=4NALz1811E1N1V It’s happening: Trump just officially announced his extremely dangerous “gag rule,” and it’s as bad as we thought. It’s a cruel policy designed to keep people from having access to the best health care available, and will mean…

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Maryland Legislative report from ACLU

This year, as with most, was a mixed bag for civil rights and civil liberties in Maryland, with both huge victories and disappointing losses.  Over the 90-day legislative session, the ACLU of Maryland gave testimony on over 200 bills and…

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Daily Call to Action: A VERY important issue in women’s health of which we all need to be aware! Lying to women about their choices and their reproductive health…

Please watch! Watch this John Oliver segment. https://youtu.be/4NNpkv3Us1I Facts about fake health centers: https://www.prochoiceamerica.org/issue/fake-health-centers/ Full report: https://www.prochoiceamerica.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/cpc-report-2015.pdf There are more than 2,700 fake women’s health centers (often referred to as “crisis pregnancy centers”) that exist in the United States. These…

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Daily Call to Action – Call to Demand equal pay for equal work

RATIFY THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), first introduced in 1923, is a proposed constitutional amendment that prohibits denying or limiting equality of rights under the law based on sex. Unlike many other nations’ constitutions, the US…

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Sexual Assault Bill Headed to Hogan’s Desk for Signature!

For Immediate Release Annapolis— On Wednesday the Maryland Senate passed the House version of the Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act with no amendments, clearing the way for Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature into law. The legislative victory marks the culmination of…

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Another Urgent Daily Action for TODAY – We need you to call to support the Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act

HB301 is on the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee vote list.TODAY, 3/29, the House Judiciary Committee will hear from Senate Sponsor Jim Brochin regarding SB270 and the Senate’s perspective on amendments to The Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act of 2018 (SB270/HB301)….

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Today’s Daily Call to Action: Take a stand for victims of human trafficking

From WISE women’s issues huddle facilitator: Hello friends! I have just received word that Senate Bill 869, which would expand access to vacatur of convictions for survivors of trafficking, is on the voting list for TONIGHT in the Senate Judicial…

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Another Crucial Daily Action: Please call to support SB270! Protect children and survivors of sexual assault.

Today’s the day! The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee will vote TODAY on The Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act of 2018 (SB270). Contact your Senator in the Judicial Proceedings Committee NOW and make sure they support survivors of sexual assault and child molestation…

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