Friday, September 25, 2009

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

September 25, 2009
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...


Sep 25 2009 - Women Delay Pregnancy Because of Economic Recession

Sep 24 2009 - Hearing Held on Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Sep 23 2009 - Teen Birth Rates Higher in Religious States

Sep 22 2009 - Co-Ed School Bombed in Pakistan

Sep 22 2009 - First Woman Appointed to Lead Army Drill Sergeant School

Sep 21 2009 - Medical Journal Indicates Birth Control Access Could Impact Climate Change

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