Friday, October 30, 2009

Domestic Violence Provisions Included in Healthcare Bill: Weekly Feminist News Digest: 10/23/2009 - 10/30/2009

October 30, 2009
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Oct 30 2009
Domestic Violence Provisions Included in Healthcare Bill
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-28), chair of the House Rules Committee, announced that two of her provisions regarding domestic violence are included in the final version of the healthcare reform bill, HR 3962...
Oct 29 2009
Historic Hate Crimes Legislation Signed
President Barack Obama signed the historic Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr Hate Crimes Prevention Act yesterday...
Oct 28 2009
Ebay Blocks Roeder Auction
Ebay announced yesterday that it will block an online auction planned to support the legal defense of Scott Roeder, the alleged murderer of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller, MD...
Oct 27 2009
Michigan Anti-abortion Personhood Initiative Introduced
Michigan congressmen Jim Slezak (D-50) and Paul Scott (R-51) have introduced a "personhood amendment" that could virtually outlaw abortion in the state if approved by voters...
Oct 26 2009
Auction Planned to Raise Roeder Defense Funds
Associates of Scott Roeder, the alleged murderer of Kansas abortion provider George Tiller, MD, have announced plans to auction items online to support Roeder's legal defense...


Oct 30 2009 - Militants in Somalia Targeting Women Without Veils or Socks

Oct 30 2009 - Experts Urge Russia to Change AIDS Policy

Oct 29 2009 - Swiss Fund to Support Firms with Female Directors

Oct 29 2009 - Jehmu Green to be President of Women's Media Center

Oct 29 2009 - German Lutheran Church Elects First Woman Leader

Oct 28 2009 - Proposed Colorado Initiative to Define Eggs as People

Oct 28 2009 - Iceland Tops Gender Equality List, US Ranks 31

Oct 27 2009 - House Passes Act that Includes Coast Guard and Cruise Sexual Assault Provisions

Oct 27 2009 - Italian Feminists Outraged by Berlusconi's Sexist Remark

Oct 26 2009 - Pepsi Pulls Sexist iPhone App

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