Keeping Score: Brittney Griner Is Freed; Iranian Women Actors Arrested for Supporting Protests; Oregon Pardons Thousands for Marijuana ChargesPosted by On

In every issue of Ms., we track research on our progress in the fight for equality, catalogue can’t-miss quotes from feminist voices and keep tabs on the feminist movement’s many milestones. We’re Keeping Score online, too—in in this biweekly round-up.

Lest We Forget

“Make no mistake: Donald Trump’s racist, conspiracy-theory driven, and extreme rhetoric was and still is the biggest threat to U.S. democracy. His legacy of hate took this country backward. He continues to be a grave threat to all of our rights, including the right to a safe and legal abortion.

In 2020, voters overwhelmingly rejected his divisive and dangerous agenda, and they will reject it again—no matter whether the agenda comes from Trump himself or one of his imitators.”

—Planned Parenthood Votes executive director Jenny Lawson on the announcement of Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential bid.

“The women who wrote to you represent the backbone of our economy. They are retail, hospitality, healthcare, transportation, sanitation, manufacturing, education, and public service workers. Women are tired of being told that their health and economic security are not worth the time. Investing in women is an investment in our economy.

Enough is enough. The responsibility is yours to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act this year. Time is running out. Treat pregnant workers and those who have recently given birth with the respect and equality…

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