Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Weekly Feminist News Digest: 12/17/2009 - 12/23/2009

December 23, 2009
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Dec 23 2009
Pregnant Soldiers Face Threat of Court-Martial
n American Army General issued a policy last month that would allow female soldiers and their sexual partners to be court-martialed in the event of a pregnancy...

Dec 22 2009
Abortion Activists on Both Sides Speak Out on Healthcare Bill
Activists on both sides of the abortion debate have expressed their displeasure with the Senate version of the healthcare bill, which will be up for a final vote on Christmas Eve...

Dec 21 2009
Senate Ends Debate on Healthcare with Abortion Restriction
Voting during an unusual 1 am session on Monday morning, the Senate ended debate on the healthcare bill, clearing the way for expected final passage of the bill on Christmas Eve...

Dec 18 2009
Senate Dems Negotiate HC Bill; Bishops Dictate Terms
Senate Democratic leadership has delegated to Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) the task of winning over Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE), in an attempt to secure the sixty votes necessary to prevent the fillibuster of the healthcare reform bill...

Dec 17 2009
Obama Signs Omnibus Spending Bill
President Barack Obama signed the FY 2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which includes several major gains for women's health and civil liberties, yesterday...

Dec 22 2009 - Mexico City legalizes same-sex marriage and adoptions

Dec 21 2009 - Judge Protects Patient Information in Oklahoma

Dec 18 2009 - Judge to Rule on Oklahoma Abortion Reporting Law

Dec 17 2009 - Taliban Destroys Pakistani Girls School

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