Woman's National Democratic Club

Why We Marched Today—Women’s March 2021

Today’s March was not just about abortion. It’s about the totality of control of women’s lives by far-right religious leaders and politicians.  What is different is that now the Supreme Court is threatening to no longer adhere to the “Roe V Wade” precedent.     Since Roe V Wade, far-right religious leaders and politicians have created … Read more

Let’s Tell the Truth about Abortions

From the beginning of recorded time, there have been many couples who have chosen to separate the act of intercourse from the birth of a baby. For many of humankind, some religious leaders and heads of states have outlawed both contraception and abortion, historically and to present day. Despite Church/State laws, and some horrific penalties … Read more

The Power of Americans

It is Biden—not the far right—who supports enhancing the power of Americans as individuals. Flag-wavers on the right are constantly cheering on our liberty. It is assumed in their rhetoric that exercising our liberty is exercising our power as individuals, with no interference from liberty destroying government. The opposite is closer to the truth. Our … Read more

September GVP Update

Baseball or Neighborhood Shootings? America’s Pastime seems to be either baseball or neighborhood shootings! Andrew Patrick, political communications director for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, referred to “shootings replacing baseball as the traditional pastime here and across America” in a recent statement after the shooting outside DC’s Nats Park in mid-July, killing 6-year-old Niyah … Read more

IPCC Report on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has labeled the global climate change crisis Code Red. It is irreversible, inevitable, and unprecedented. World leaders say: “We can’t wait to tackle the Climate Crisis. The signs are unmistakable. The science is undeniable. And the cost of inaction keeps mounting.”—President Joe Biden, United States of America  “Nobody’s … Read more

Haiti on the Brink of Anarchy

With a constitutional referendum due in September and also with presidential and legislative elections due, mercenaries on the 7th of July 2021, took the fate of the Caribbean island of Haiti into their own hands when they assassinated President Jovenel Moïse. It begs the question whether this is the new genre of determining the will … Read more

WNDC Resolutions Adopted by NFDW

WNDC Resolutions Adopted at 50th Convention of the National Federation of Democratic Women The Public Policy & Political Action Committee submitted the following three resolutions to be considered at the 50th NFDW Convention. These three resolutions were adopted on June 11, 2021 by an overwhelming majority, along with five others submitted from several states and … Read more

Wear Orange 2021

 WNDC’s Gun Violence Prevention Task Force is joining hands with DC Moms Demand Action to support events for Wear Orange, both virtually and in-person (June 5 and 12, respectively). On June 4, WNDC members wore orange in solidarity of the entire gun violence prevention community. Our communities deserve justice! #KeepDCAlive Mark your calendars for programs this month … Read more

GVP Coalition Letter – David Chipman as Director of the Bureau of ATF

On May 14, the final Letter to US Senate Judiciary Committee on the Nomination of David Chipman for ATF Director was submitted on behalf of a coalition of gun violence prevention organizations, including WNDC’s GVP Task Force. Read the full letter here: https://democraticwoman.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/GVP-Coalition-Letter-Chipman.pdf