Friday, September 25, 2009

Weekly Feminist News Digest: 9/18/2009 - 9/25/2009


September 25, 2009
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TOP FEMINIST NEWS

Sep 25 2009
Ballot Language in Personhood Initiative Approved
The Florida Secretary of State's office approved ballot language this week for a so-called personhood initiative proposed by Personhood Florida and the American Life League...
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=9byL4aJvaLEW45VfQP640kfSv94vbmvm

Sep 24 2009
Wisconsin Anti-Choice Protestors Target Contraception
The anti-choice campaign 40 Days for Life began its series of nationwide protests yesterday, with demonstrations scheduled to take place in more than 200 cities in 45 states and 5 Canadian provinces...
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=ZvVpWnPWIZNRmAKsrMS9IUfSv94vbmvm

Sep 23 2009
South Dakota Attorney General Appeals Abortion Ruling
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley (R) is appealing a US District Court decision striking down two of three provisions of a 2005 state informed consent abortion law...
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=%2FtHQICSmA2YfJ2YtdiB%2F1kfSv94vbmvm

Sep 22 2009
Michelle Obama Addresses Health Reform as a Women's Issue
First lady Michelle Obama described health care reform as a women's issue last week while speaking before an audience of 140 leading women’s rights and health care advocates...
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=OvWQ4BUfXeNen8zxhfMUvEfSv94vbmvm

Sep 21 2009
Roeder Trial Postponed
The trial for Scott Roeder, the alleged murderer of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller, MD, has been postponed until January 2010...
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=ViWfhdAhQrk5Rh9qddwvfc1tkecpouQE



OTHER WEEKLY NEWS

Sep 25 2009 - Women Delay Pregnancy Because of Economic Recession
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=9vHZCCsw1WPowkgSYjzUkEfSv94vbmvm

Sep 24 2009 - Hearing Held on Employment Non-Discrimination Act
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=nJZKvD4SnnsJ62fzCc4pcLRgXvIcZyOX

Sep 23 2009 - Teen Birth Rates Higher in Religious States
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=j%2FzzYklqtYPTnHX2MhjOc0fSv94vbmvm

Sep 22 2009 - Co-Ed School Bombed in Pakistan
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=PhSyrExPTBZmhuHL15jf%2FEfSv94vbmvm

Sep 22 2009 - First Woman Appointed to Lead Army Drill Sergeant School
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=ghPv81ZSi5g9z8WOXXA5VUfSv94vbmvm

Sep 21 2009 - Medical Journal Indicates Birth Control Access Could Impact Climate Change
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=%2F7gEqPRN4WaBhGDuHIHJwUfSv94vbmvm



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