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Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier Denounces 49ers, NFL Over Recent Domestic Violence Controversies On House Floor

WASHINGTON (KCBS)— Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo/San Francisco) denounced the San Francisco 49ers on the House floor Wednesday for allowing Ray McDonald to play following his arrest for alleged domestic violence. 197 more words

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Oversight Committee OKs hearings on NFL; Senators ask for zero-tolerance policy; Corrected

Not necessarily.

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform agrees to hold hearing on NFL policies at request of Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.).

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Rep. Speier the Equal Rights Amendment and What is Needed

Rep. Speier the Equal Rights Amendment and What is Needed.

Our Constitution granted women the right to vote 94 years ago, but efforts to ban discrimination based on sex have never earned constitutional status. 449 more words

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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