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Just Click On It

Tweet Cross posted on genfem.com I went to a screening of PBS’s “Women, War and Peace” at the Feminist Majority Foundation in Los Angeles last week, followed by a conversation between Mavis Leno, Gayle Lemmon and Katherine Spillar. It was my first feminist event in LA and I assumed the crowd wasn’t going to be [...]
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Heartless House Rejects No-Brainer Military Health Amendment

TweetBy Sarah Lipton-Lubet, Policy Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office The Davis-Andrews-DeGette-Maloney-Sanchez-Slaughter Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act should have been a no-brainer. It would have allowed the military health system to cover abortion care in cases of rape and incest – just as the federal government does in the Medicaid program, for federal employees [...]
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Lifting ban on women in combat

Tweetcrossposted at loosegarments.wordpress.com I had an abundance of strangers and friends ask me in complete shock and disbelief over WHY I would ever want to join the military, when I had told them that that’s what I was doing with my life. I had a million reasons to respond with really (I myself had a [...]
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