Women Play Pivotal Role in '08 Elections by ProQuest

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Opposing any constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's decision in that case. * Preventing unintended pregnancy by expanding access to contraception, health information and preventive services. Increasing funding for family planning and comprehensive sex education. * Continuing to fund the Violence Against Women Act to help communities, nonprofit organizations and law enforcement combat domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. * Enforcing the Equal Pay Act to fight job discrimination, and improving child care options and family and medical leave to give women equal footing in the workplace. * Continuing the development of products that empower women in the battle against HIV/AIDS. * Exploring the potential of stem cells to treat the millions of people suffering from debilitating and life-threatening diseases. * Ending discrimination against gay and lesbian couples by extending over 1 ,000 federal benefits of marriage to same-sex relationships, and opposing the Federal Marriage Amendment to the United States Constitution.

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