Minority women can flex their political muscle, but will they? USA

Conservatives refuse to give up their fight to pass legislation that affects women’s health, bodies, and civil rights, and after an election year when women of color turned out in force for Democrats, electing more of them to state offices.

Restrictions on abortion and voting rights are the two most high-profile instances of Republican-supported policies that end up having devastating effects on women, and it’s impossible to ignore the fact that the governors signing these laws are white men. As host Melissa Harris-Perry and her guests discussed on Saturday’s show, combating these policies will require a push to recruit and promote women in politics.

We invite you to read and watch the full article published July 6, 2013 by MSNBC