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What Sex Means for World Peace

April 24, 2012

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Foreign Policy, April 24, 2012 by VALERIE M. HUDSON The evidence is clear: The best predictor of a state’s stability is how its women are treated. In the academic field of security studies, realpolitik dominates. Those who adhere to this worldview are committed to accepting empirical evidence when it is placed before their eyes, to […]

Wisconsin Republicans Pass Abortion, Abstinence-Only Sex Education Bills

March 14, 2012

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Huffington Post, March 14, 2012 by Leigh Owens The Wisconsin State Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill that will limit abortion coverage, as well as a measure imposing abstinence-only sex education in schools. The abortion bill, passed by a vote of 61-34 in the Republican dominated assembly, bans abortion coverage under a private health insurance […]

Jimmy Carter Leaves Church Over Treatment of Women (2009)

July 20, 2009

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Politics Daily, July 20, 2009 by Ria Misra After more than 60 years together, Jimmy Carter has announced himself at odds with the Southern Baptist Church — and he’s decided it’s time they go their separate ways. Via Feministing, the former president called the decision “unavoidable” after church leaders prohibited women from being ordained and […]