“Women make up 31 percent of Oregon legislators, as opposed to 24 percent nationwide. They caucus regularly when the legislature is in session. They have helped to push legislation that appears to be of specific concern to women, such as a pair of bills this summer that expanded access to birth control, as well as other major efforts that include background checks on private gun sales and the state’s first-in-the-nation automatic voter registration system.”
Imagine what we could see happen as a nation if our numbers simply increased to match Oregon?
Read the whole article on what’s happening in Oregon here.