Woman's National Democratic Club

Virginia Election Recap—Jim Moran

Former Congressman Jim Moran joined WNDC on November 4 to discuss the results of the election in Virginia and the state of the Democratic Party—hear highlights from the hybrid in-person and Zoom evening speaker program: https://democraticwoman.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Jim-Moran-summary-2.mp4 Email Program Coordinator Kathryn at kcasello@democraticwoman.org to request the full recording. 

Senate Republicans Imperil US Foreign Policy to Spite Biden Administration and Further Political Ambitions

Senate Republicans, encouraged by Senators Ted Cruz (Texas) and John Hawley (Missouri) are damaging US credibility abroad and limiting effective diplomatic input into national security debates at home. They are creating clear dangers to US national security. Five new US ambassadors were finally confirmed last week: four former Senators or wives of Senators, grudgingly let … Read more

Should We Bring Back “Shotgun Weddings?”

There is much controversy among anti-abortion advocates re: the rights of the biological father to veto his female partner’s decision to have an abortion. Some nine states are legislating initiatives that would facilitate such laws. In effect, the state would force motherhood upon a pregnant woman. But as of today, none of those states would … Read more

Journalism Is Failing to Meet this Moment

At this moment, the only way to save American democracy is for the press and public spokespeople to be unequivocally clear about the Republican party’s attack on democracy. Instead, we are almost losing the largest assault on our American institutions because the press treats the story in front of us as basically a normal American … Read more

Food Insecurity in the United States—a National Security Problem, a Public Health Crisis, and a Major Obstacle to the 2030 Agenda

Even though the United States of America played a major role in crafting the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in New York in September 2015, less than a decade to 2030, we are like the naked man trying to offer other countries clothes by refusing to lead by example on food security, an … Read more

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

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