Voting Rights


Below are news articles on voting rights, including commentaries by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine.

Will a Biden Presidency Restore Victims’ Rights?

Will a Biden Presidency Restore Victims’ Rights? 1/21/2021 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine (Read the story below, or here at MsMagazine.com) The incoming Biden-Harris administration has a long list of tasks to accomplish in order to make society fairer and safer for victims of assault, harassment and discrimination. The last four years have not been kind to women and minorities in the United States. The outgoing Trump administration made it more difficult for victims [...]

Hindsight Is 2020: Celebrating Feminist Victories

Hindsight Is 2020: Celebrating Feminist Victories 1/14/2021 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine (Read the story below, or here at MsMagazine.com) The year that just ended was one for the record books: a global pandemic; a divided nation; a contentious election that never really seemed to end; and people of all ages, races and political persuasions uniting in protest against racial injustice in cities large and small.As we catch our collective breaths and [...]

Perception Meets Reality: The Election Glass Is Only Half Full

Perception Meets Reality: The Election Glass Is Only Half Full Nov. 30, 2020 — by Genie Harrison for Medium.com (Read the story below, or here at Medium.com) With election 2020 almost behind us, Democrats have found themselves in the proverbial glass half-full/half-empty paradigm. The voting populace have elected a leader whom they believe epitomizes the key qualities needed at this moment: compassion, empathy, integrity and a true moral compass. At his side will be [...]

Alas, Women – Barrett Is No Ginsburg

Alas, Women – Barrett Is No Ginsburg 11/3/2020 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine (Read the story below, or here at MsMagazine.com) Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s lifelong work to achieve equality was unrelenting while serving on the Supreme Court. On the other hand, Amy Coney Barrett’s appointment to the Supreme Court puts freedom of choice, affordable health care, marriage equality and other hard-won rights are at risk. A mere month has passed since [...]

Vote to End This Abusive Relationship

Vote to End This Abusive Relationship Sept. 30, 2020 — by Genie Harrison for Medium.com (Read the story below, or here at Medium.com) Abusers are masterful at the arts of manipulation and destruction. “You’ll never find anyone who loves you as much as I do,” or “you’ll never have it this good again,” they say while dehumanizing, debasing and instilling fear. It’s crushing to experience, or to witness, the loss of safety, dignity and [...]

Know Your Voting Rights

Vote 2020: Start Planning Today August 18, 2020 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine (Read the story below, or here at MsMagazine.com) Get ready now to vote, make a plan, and stick to it. On August 18, 1920, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment. One hundred years later, the country has its first African American and first South Asian vice presidential candidate in California Senator Kamala Harris. But this is not [...]

Genie Harrison Gives Expert Analysis on Charlottesville

“California Employer Questions After Charlottesville” Download the PDF of the story “California Employer Questions after Charlottesville” , or read the story below: August 22, 2017 – Expert analysis for Law360.com by Genie Harrison We may champion the protection of members of the LGBTQ community who demonstrate in support of their equal rights, or for women who march against political and societal misogyny, but do we feel the same when employees wave the Nazi flag [...]

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