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The Legacy of Roe V. Wade and the War on Poverty

Society & Culture  (tags: Roe v. Wade, War on Poverty, women, society, ethics, politics, family, freedoms, safety, government, rights )

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This year we celebrate both the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision and the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty.

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Bridget Robertson (106)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 1:31 am
Thank you for this very important story.

Patricia H. (440)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 1:45 am
great share

Birgit W (160)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 4:58 am
Thanks for sharing Carrie.

Lona G (80)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 5:41 am

This year, we will celebrate Roe by working to ensure that all women have access to abortion services, regardless of their income or source of insurance. The War on Poverty rages on, and it must continue until all women and girls have the economic, social, and political power and resources to make healthy decisions about their bodies, sexuality, and reproduction for themselves, their families, and their communities in all areas of their lives."

You know what to do to make this come through, ladies. Vote only for candidates who not only address this in their campaigns, but also will do something about it when they are in office.

Lona G (80)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 5:42 am
Darn speller, it should be TRUE, not through

Freya H (357)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 2:40 pm
Candidates who support the right to abortion tend to support better access to birth control, real sex education as opposed to abstinence-only crud, maintaining public aid, and raising the minimum wage. We need more progressive people in government - and more independents like Bernie Sanders!

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 3:39 pm
Thank You for sharing this very important article Carrie. I will be very important for women to know everything they can find out on their candidate they vote for.In my opinion, a vote for a Republican will not help in getting what is needed for all women.

Athena F (131)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 5:37 pm
Thank you! :)

Katie and Bill D (107)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 9:00 pm
Thank You Carrie

Past Member (0)
Friday January 24, 2014, 4:14 am
Thank you for the article.

Vallee R (280)
Friday January 24, 2014, 6:24 pm
Thanks Carrie!
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