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US Politics & Gov't

90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor, Hedy Epstein, Arrested in Ferguson Protest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holocaust survivor, Hedy Epstein, Ferguson, women, human rights )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Hedy Epstein, a Holocaust survivor and long-time human rights activist, was arrested today in front of Governor Jay Nixon's downtown office along with eight others. If the spirit moves you, Hedy's website link is within this news.
Find Out If Your Senators Voted for Women or Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, reproductive rights, birth control, Senate, Hobby Lobby )

Freya
- 35 days ago - prochoiceamerica.org
Thank them if they voted for women - or scold them for siding with Hobby Lobby and other religious nut jobs.
Tennessee Arrests First Mother Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, health, women, protection, prevention, government, healthcare, news, politics, usa, ethics )

Cal
- 39 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The new law allows the state to criminally charge mothers for potentially causing harm to their fetuses by using drugs.
Tennessee Arrests First Mother Under Its New Pregnancy Criminalization Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, crime, healthcare, freedoms, politics, drugs, diet, exercise, women, warning, protection, abuse, babies, risks, safety, war )

Wild
- 39 days ago - nationofchange.org
Is Tennessee's new legislation--which allows the state to criminally charge mothers for potentially causing harm to their fetuses by using drugs--stripping women of their fundamental rights once they become pregnant?
Liz Cheney on Emergency Contraception: Liberals Think 'Abortion Rights Trump Everything' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, birth control, abortion rights, Liz Cheney, FOX News, Hobby Lobby, dishonesty, freedoms, healthcare, politics, propaganda, republicans, government, ethics )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News contributor Liz Cheney asserted on Sunday that the government's legal argument that would have forced Hobby Lobby to cover emergency contraception for its female employees was "abortion rights trump everything."
A Womb of Her Own: DIY Abortion and Birth Control After Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hobby Lobby, woens' rights, actvism, abortion rights, women, politics, usa, news, media, ethics, government )

Cal
- 47 days ago - vice.com
New activism after the Hobby Lobby decision from the Supreme Court
Female Justices Dissent as Supreme Court Lets Christian College Opt Out of Birth Control Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, female, justices, women, ruling, ethics, healthcare, government, politics, news )

Carrie
- 48 days ago - rawstory.com
The Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that a Christian college in Illinois could temporarily abstain from following the reproductive health mandate under the Affordable Care Act, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, women, abortion politics, safety, freedoms, rights, ethics, crime )

Carrie
- 56 days ago - msnbc.com
In a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts law Thursday that set a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, saying it violates the First Amendment. Massachusetts had argued that the buffer zone, which anti-abortion ...
23 Years Later, Senator Who Interrogated Anita Hill Still Doesn't Understand Sexual Harassment (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, women, sexual harassment, Alan Simpson, Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill, corruption, ethics, politics, government, republicans )

Carrie
- 106 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Back in 1991, Hill's hearing -- which required her to recount the explicit details of her allegations over and over again to a panel of all-white, all-male lawmakers -- was explosive national news.
Sign the Petition to Extend UI Benefits PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: society, safety, women, politics, rights, news, law, humans, interesting, government, ethics, family, culture, americans, republicans, politics, obama, democrats )

Robert
- 162 days ago - action.workingamerica.org
Sign the petition, and urge Congress to do the right thing and extend Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits now.
Urge Your Senators to Co-Sponsor The Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2013 ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, government, humanrights, women, peace, world )

Nancy
- 187 days ago - capwiz.com
The world needs more women at the peace table and our Senators need to hear from us today if this important bill is to become law. Please send your message to Washington, DC right now.
Meet Uncle Sugar: Huckabee Was for Mandatory Contraception Coverage Before He Was Against It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, women, Uncle Sugar, republicans, government, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, freedoms, healthcare, lies )

Carrie
- 206 days ago - rawstory.com
Bloggers from the Campaign for America's Future, a progressive public policy group, discovered that Huckabee himself signed legislation in 2005 that required contraception coverage in Arkansas insurance policies,including policies for church-affiliated...
Three Years Before the Vote, Fundraising Machine Gears Up for Hillary Clinton
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, women, politics, elections, Hilary Clinton, candidates, democrats, media )

Carrie
- 209 days ago - rawstory.com
With the news that America's largest liberal fundraising group is to back a Hillary Clinton presidential bid in 2016, a growing sense of inevitability is building around her prospective candidacy.
Mike Huckabee, and Why Republicans Have Trouble Talking to and About Women (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, Americans, republicans, freedoms, rights, ethics, government )

Carrie
- 209 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Mike Huckabee's comments about Democrats and the female libido are likely to be soon forgotten, but they do reflect a broader problem the Republican Party has when it comes to women.
Maria Shriver to Meet With President Obama Tuesday to Discuss "A Woman's Nation Pushes Back From the Brink"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, children, women, ethics, family, economy )

Beverly
- 219 days ago - shriverreport.org
The report is a groundbreaking investigation into the millions of women who are doing it all and barely scraping by, struggling to provide and parent in a nation that hasn't kept pace with the modern realities of their lives.
 

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