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TOP FEMINIST NEWS

Jan 29 2010
Roeder Guilty on All Counts
Scott Roeder was found guilty of first degree murder in the May 2009 death of George Tiller, MD, today by a unanimous jury after 40 minutes of deliberation...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12199
Jan 28 2010
Some Feminist Issues Addressed in State of the Union Address
President Barack Obama mentioned several feminist issues in his second State of the Union address last night...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12195
Jan 27 2010
Slaughter Speaks Out on Need for Comprehensive Sex Ed
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) commented on the need for comprehensive sex education programs after the release of a study yesterday indicating that 2006 was the first year since 1990 where teen pregnancy rates rose in the US...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12190
Jan 26 2010
Roeder Murder Trial Continues on Second Day
The trial of Scott Roeder, who has confessed to allegedly murdering George Tiller, MD, in May 2009, is continuing into its second day today...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12187
Jan 25 2010
Boxer Pushes for Focus on Women at Upcoming Afghanistan Conference
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) sent a letter to President Barack Obama Friday urging a stronger focus on Afghan women and girls at an international conference on Afghanistan to be held in London this week. In her letter, Boxer indicated deep concern that women are "not being viewed as an essential element" in the US's Afghanistan stabilization strategy...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12185


OTHER WEEKLY NEWS

Jan 29 2010 - Clinton Speaks on Women and Girls at Afghan Conference
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12200
Jan 28 2010 - Student Non-Discrimination Act introduced in House
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12196
Jan 28 2010 - Lifetime Abortion and Contraceptive Rights Advocate Ruth Proskauer Smith Dies
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12197
Jan 27 2010 - Bill Introduced to Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks in NE
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12193
Jan 27 2010 - Bangladesh High Court Orders Protection for Flogged Rape Victim
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12194
Jan 26 2010 - Ultrasound Bill Approved by KY State Senate
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12188
Jan 26 2010 - Veil Debate Renewed in France
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12189
Jan 25 2010 - HI State Senate Votes for Civil Unions
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12186

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