Saturday, March 6, 2010

DC Catholic Charities Limit Health Coverage & Discontinue Foster Care Due To Same-Sex Marriage Legalization


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Mar 5 2010
CO Personhood Initiative Petition Drive Falling Short
The Colorado Secretary of State announced Wednesday that the petition drive to put "personhood" on the state ballot has not gathered enough signatures...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12257
Mar 4 2010
Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules Abortion Law Unconstitutional
Yesterday, the Oklahoma Supreme Court upheld the February ruling of a state District Court that an anti-choice state law not yet enacted is unconstitutional...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12254
Mar 3 2010
Saudi Arabian Woman to be lashed for Unchaperoned Court Appearance
A Saudi Arabian woman, Sawsan Salim, has been sentenced to 300 lashings and one and a half years in prison for filing harassment complaints about government officials and appearing in court in the northern Qasim region without a male guardian present...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12251
Mar 2 2010
DC Catholic Charities Limit Health Coverage and Discontinue Foster Care Due To Same-Sex Marriage Legalization
Washington, DC-based Catholic Charities announced yesterday that health insurance for the spouses of their employees will no longer be provided due to the recent legalization of same-sex marriage in the District...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12250
Mar 1 2010
Bill That Could Criminalize Illegal Abortion Awaits UT Governor's Signature
A bill that could criminalize illegal abortions was sent to Utah Governor Gary Herbert (R) for his signature last week...
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12249
OTHER WEEKLY NEWS
Mar 5 2010 - UT Anti-Abortion Bill Withdrawn by Sponsor
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12258

Mar 5 2010 - AIG and Walmart Settle Major Discrimination Suits
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12259

Mar 4 2010 - Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Bill Introduced
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12253

Mar 4 2010 - Lawsuit Filed to Obtain USAID International Sex Ed Funding Information 
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12255

Mar 3 2010 - 54th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women Begins
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12252

Mar 1 2010 - Pentagon to Review Combat Restriction
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12247

Mar 1 2010 - Hearing Held on NE Anti-Choice Bill 
http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=12248

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