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Women's Rights

Reform Movement Responds to HHS Contraception Guidelines

Saperstein: "...we also believe that women of all faiths and no faith are entitled to access to contraception as a matter of basic rights and fundamental dignity - and that for some women, access to birth control is an extension of their own religious liberty which deserves to be protected just as aggressively as that of the employer. We commend the Administrations commitment to this principle." 

Contact: Sean Thibault or Sarah Krinsky
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Movement Responds to HHS Contraception Guidelines

Jewish Leader Stands Up for a Strong VAWA

Rabbi Saperstein: "A Violence Against Women's Act that prioritizes some Americans over others is simply not acceptable; it would be shameful." 

Contact: Sean Thibault or Katharine Nasielski
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

 

Jewish Leader Stands Up for a Strong VAWA

Reform Movement Welcomes Senate Passage of Violence Against Women Act

 Weinstein: The Violence Against Women Act has been an invaluable tool for preventing, investigating, and prosecuting violent crimes targeting women.

Contact: Sean Thibault or Barbara Weinstein
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Washington, DC April 27, 2012 - In response to yesterday's bipartisan Senate passage of the Violence Against Women Act, Barbara Weinstein, Legislative Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:

Reform Movement Welcomes Senate Passage of Violence Against Women Act