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Anti-abortion group vows ‘personhood’ fight

April 24, 2012

0, April 24, 2012 by AP OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Anti-abortion activists urged House Republicans to bring a “personhood” bill to the floor for a vote and vowed on Tuesday to label any lawmaker who refuses to support the move as “pro-abortion.” A group of local religious leaders and other anti-abortion activists made the comments […]

Democrats plan to bring debate over ‘war on women’ to the Senate floor

April 22, 2012


The Hill, April 22, 2012 by Alexander Bolton Senate Democratic leaders plan to bring the debate over the so-called war on women to the Senate floor this week. Senate Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Charles Schumer (N.Y.) said the Violence Against Women Act would come up for debate before lawmakers leave Friday for a weeklong recess. […]

Four people drive Ohio efforts on abortion

April 19, 2012


Port Clinton News Herald, April 19, 2012 by Paul E. Kostyu 3 women drafted Ohio heartbeat bill, one doctor pushes for personhood bill Three women dressed in pajamas at a sleepover in November 2010 used a whiteboard to draft an anti-abortion measure that split the pro-life movement, backed Republican lawmakers into a corner — and […]

Gov. Walker quietly signs several controversial bills into law

April 6, 2012


Dane101, April 6, 2012 by Emily Mills There were no ceremonies with pleased onlookers and throngs of press for the dozens of bills Gov. Scott Walker signed into law late last night. Among them were four highly controversial measures focused on women’s health care and sexual education: A repeal of the state’s Equal Pay law, […]

What Do Women Want Anyway?

April 5, 2012


  Huffington Post, April 5, 2012 by Ken Solin What do these women want anyway? That was the question men frequently asked when the Women’s Movement began decades ago. I was a 20-something guy and, like nearly every man I knew, acknowledged that equal pay and career opportunities for women were long overdue. We fully […]