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...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12042
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...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12038
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...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12035
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...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12032
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...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12030

OTHER WEEKLY NEWS

Oct 30 2009 - Militants in Somalia Targeting Women Without Veils or Socks
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12043

Oct 30 2009 - Experts Urge Russia to Change AIDS Policy
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12044

Oct 29 2009 - Swiss Fund to Support Firms with Female Directors
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12039

Oct 29 2009 - Jehmu Green to be President of Women's Media Center
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12040

Oct 29 2009 - German Lutheran Church Elects First Woman Leader
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12041

Oct 28 2009 - Proposed Colorado Initiative to Define Eggs as People
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12036

Oct 28 2009 - Iceland Tops Gender Equality List, US Ranks 31
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12037

Oct 27 2009 - House Passes Act that Includes Coast Guard and Cruise Sexual Assault Provisions
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12033

Oct 27 2009 - Italian Feminists Outraged by Berlusconi's Sexist Remark
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12034

Oct 26 2009 - Pepsi Pulls Sexist iPhone App
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12031

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