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EMILY’s List: Trump’s Transgender Military Ban “Unconstitutional and Morally Repugnant”

Today, it was reported that the White House will release its ban on transgender people serving in the military. In response, Emily Cain, executive director of EMILY's List, released the following statement.

August 24, 2017

Trump’s Taunts Highlight Flake’s Nightmare Scenario, Blind Party Loyalty

President Donald Trump’s veiled and direct shots at Arizona Senator Jeff Flake highlight the nightmare scenario the vulnerable incumbent now faces.

August 23, 2017

Buehler Directly Attacks Organizations that Defend Women’s Reproductive Health

In an op-ed over the weekend, Republican gubernatorial challenger Knute Buehler directly attacked organizations that defend women's reproductive health while at the same time claiming to be so-called “pro-choice.”

August 21, 2017

“Good Riddance”— EMILY’s List Responds to Steve Bannon’s Departure

Today, it was reported that Donald Trump has removed Steve Bannon from his administration. In response, Emily Cain, the executive director of EMILY's List, released the following statement.

August 18, 2017

Nevada GOP Playbook: If You Can’t Win Fairly, Then Steal

Republicans target only women incumbents in baseless recall attempts.

August 17, 2017

Women vs. Trump: White House to Roll Back Obama-Era Contraception Rule

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration is planning on rolling back an Obama-era rule requiring employers to include contraception as part of their health insurance packages. In response, Emily Cain, executive director of EMILY’s List, released the following statement.

August 17, 2017

EMILY’s List Announces Virginia House of Delegates Endorsements

Today EMILY's List, the nation's largest resource for women in politics, released its list of endorsed candidates for Virginia's legislative general election. 

August 17, 2017

Heller Goes Back on Word (Again), This Time Smearing Planned Parenthood

Republican Senator Dean Heller isn’t just breaking promises to protect Nevadans’ health care, now he’s smearing Planned Parenthood.

August 16, 2017

Texas GOP Governor Betrays Women, Signs Law Punishing Rape Survivors

In response to news that Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill that will require women to pay an extra health insurance premium for an abortion, with no exception for rape or incest, EMILY’s List Executive Director Emily Cain issued the following statement.

August 15, 2017