Saturday, February 6, 2010

Hearing Held in Breast Cancer Gene Patent Lawsuit & Other Weekly #Feminist News Digest

February 5, 2010
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Feb 5 2010
Pentagon Plans to Provide Emergency Contraception on US Military Bases Worldwide
The Pentagon will begin providing emergency contraception (EC) at US military base health facilities worldwide, the Department of Defense announced yesterday...
Feb 4 2010
International Violence Against Women Act Reintroduced in Congress
The bipartisan International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) was reintroduced today in both the US House and Senate...
Feb 3 2010
Military Leaders Call for Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal in Senate Hearing
Top US military leaders announced a year-long review of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" during a Senate armed services committee hearing yesterday...
Feb 2 2010
Obama Budget Maintains Funds for Women's Programs
The proposed budget issued by President Barack Obama yesterday for fiscal year 2011 largely exempts programs of importance to women and girls from the wide funding freeze announced by the administration...
Feb 1 2010
Candy Crowley Brings Women Back to Sunday Political Shows
CNN announced yesterday the Candy Crowley will replace John King as the anchor of their Sunday morning political talk show State of the Union...
Feb 5 2010 - Lawsuit filed to Force 'Personhood' Vote in MS

Feb 4 2010 - "Abstinence-Plus" Sex Education Proposed in Mississippi

Feb 3 2010 - Study on Abstinence-Only Program Increases Funding Debate

Feb 2 2010 - Hearing Held in Breast Cancer Gene Patent Lawsuit

Feb 1 2010 - Clinton Endorses Liberian President Sirleaf's Re-election Bid

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