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Two Americas, Male & Female

Two Americas, Male & Female

An alien visiting the US would likely conclude that women in general and mothers in particular are of little importance.  Who runs for public office and interprets the law in the courts?  Mostly men.  Who enforces the law?  Mostly men.  Who controls the banks, sits on the boards, and makes business decisions?  Mostly men.  Who [...]

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Blunt Amendment, women's reproductive rights

Between Your Navel and Your Knees

Let’s  take a moment to review the current state of American women’s access to the full range of reproductive health services.  It keeps popping up in the media, and it’s no mystery why.  Although everyone says the economy is the priority during this election year, politicians know that “social issues” like reproductive rights and same sex marriage get more media [...]

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Is There a War on Women?

Almost a year ago, The New York Times published an editorial entitled “The War on Women“ which began: Republicans in the House of Representatives are mounting an assault on women’s health and freedom that would deny millions of women access to affordable contraception and life-saving cancer screenings and cut nutritional support for millions of newborn babies [...]

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