Woman's National Democratic Club

Who lives, who dies, who decides, who pays?

Cruelty and Discrimination are not Acceptable Concepts of Governance for America Sanctimonious Conservatives are stripping health care dollars from “those people” (AKA less fortunate American children and adults ) in tragic acts of cruelty called Rescission and Block Granting of Medicaid. Subsequent to ridiculous tax cuts for multinational corporations and the 10 percent, Republicans are … Read more

Save Our Seas

The WNDC is a partner organization of the March for the Ocean (M4O) on June 9, World Ocean Day. This support reflects the strong stands we have taken for protecting the environment and for resistance to the Administration’s denial of climate change and elimination of reasonable regulations protecting our earth.  Members and friends concerned for … Read more

Pruitt Attack on Clean Water

EPA is proposing to change the stringent 2015 regulation governing coal ash storage. Coal ash is the residue left from burning coal. Coal-fired power plants typically mix coal ash with water and store the slurry in holding ponds. Coal ash contains concentrated toxins such as arsenic, lead, mercury, and other heavy metals. When the storage … Read more

“Conscience Protection” for Doctors and Nurses or Legalized Bigotry?

The federal government’s Department of Health and Human Services has a new Division of “Conscience and Religious Freedom.” The public relations selling point is to protect health care providers from being coerced into assisting with abortions or birth control methods that offend their religious or ethical sensibilities in hospital settings that serve the general public. … Read more

Pressure Builds on Investment Firms to Confront the “Risk Exposure” of Gun Manufacturing Investments

At a briefing April 18 organized by the WNDC Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention, staff from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence maintained that there has been a “cultural shift” regarding the NRA. Take, for example, the growing number of congressional members who now boast of their “F” rating from the organization. Just two … Read more

Resolution Expressing Solidarity with the Parkland Students and their “NeverAgain Movement

WHEREAS:  On February 14, 2018, 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, were innocently slaughtered by yet another shooter with a military-style assault rifle; and WHEREAS: This mass shooting represents the second deadliest shooting at a U.S. public school after Sandy Hook and the 10th deadliest shooting in over … Read more

Offsetting the “Deficit” by Cannibalizing Health Care for Americans

While #45 has been attempting to destroy NATO and cozying up to Vlad Putin, he and his congressional Republicans have been continuing to dismantle health care for American citizens. By executive fiat, the president has: Eliminated CSR’s (cost sharing reductions) which lowers the costs that individual Americans must pay for their health insurance through the … Read more