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Calif. Congresswoman Jackie Speier Blasts Science Magazine For 'Lurid, Sexualized' Cover Of Transgender Women

(CBS SF) — Science Magazine is at the helm of a social and political firestorm this month following a cover image the publication used for the July 11 issue which depicts two transgender sex workers with their heads cropped out. 438 more words

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The Stop Act versus MJIA

Amy Schumer, a comedian, has depicted the unexpected turn your career takes when you become the victim of sexual assault in the military. We are not only harmed by the perpetrator but we are again harmed by the system. 1,300 more words

San Mateo County Planners Grapple With Expected 3-Foot Sea Level Rise

FOSTER CITY (CBS SF) — The threat of rising seas in San Mateo County was the focus of a planning conference in Foster City Friday morning hosted by federal, state and county government leaders. 722 more words

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Rep. Speier Proposes SMOKE Act; Would Help Keep E-Cigs Out Of Kids Hands

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF)_ Congresswoman Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, announced new proposed legislation regulating electronic cigarettes at a news conference at San Francisco General Hospital Friday morning. 365 more words

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Smart take! Dem Rep. Jackie Speier explains why Taliban aren't 'necessarily' terrorists [video]

Looks like Democratic Rep. Jackie Speier thinks David Brooks is right on. This morning, Speier told MSNBC’s Kristen Welker that the Taliban aren’t as bad as some people (i.e. 221 more words

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