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Noushin Ebadi and Mourning Mothers Released From Prison: Part of Weekly Feminist News Digest: 1/8/2010 - 1/15/2010

January 15, 2010
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Jan 15 2010
Noushin Ebadi and Mourning Mothers Released From Prison
Noushin Ebadi, sister of human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, and all arrested members of the activist group Mourning Mothers were released from prison yesterday...
Jan 14 2010
CPC Truth in Advertising Bill introduced in WA
Two companion bills were introduced in the Washington state House and Senate yesterday that seek to institute truth in advertising laws for crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) in the state...
Jan 13 2010
Tiller Murder Trial Judge Rulings Alarming
Judge Warren Wilbert ruled for the second time yesterday that Scott Roeder, who has confessed to allegedly murdering George Tiller, MD, in May 2009, can pursue a voluntary manslaughter defense...
Jan 12 2010
Kim Gandy, Former NOW President, Joins Feminist Majority Leadership
Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation and the Feminist Majority, announced today that Kim Gandy has become Vice President and General Counsel of both organizations...
Jan 11 2010
Historic Proposition 8 Trial Begins Today
Proceedings are underway in the historic trial that will decide whether California's Proposition 8, the November 2008 ballot initiative that overturned the right of same-sex marriage in the state, is constitutional...

Jan 15 2010 - Ultrasound Requirement Approved by KY Senate Committee

Jan 15 2010 - DC Judge Rules Against Gay Marriage Referendum

Jan 14 2010 - Supreme Court Blocks Airing of Proposition 8 Trial

Jan 13 2010 - Coakley Race Tightens

Jan 13 2010 - Clinton Urges Release of Mourning Mothers in Iran

Jan 12 2010 - Clinton Speaks on Investment of Women and Girls as Critical to Global Development

Jan 12 2010 - Franken & Snowe Introduce Military EC Bill

Jan 11 2010 - Clinton Speaks on Need for International Family Planning

Jan 11 2010 - Iranian Women Activists Arrested

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