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Quotable Women ~ April 27th

Since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in 1963, the gap between men and women’s earnings has narrowed by less than a half-cent per year.

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Vulnerability, Vaginas and Victimization, Oh My!

I’ve been thinking a lot on vulnerability.

Recently I heard Dr. Joy James speak on the Talented Tenth and racist attitudes plaguing society.  She had so much to say, I would listen to her speak over and over again.   651 more words

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The Bay Area's Dog Debate

Bay Area dog enthusiasts are up in arms (paws?) over a plan that would greatly reduce the number of sites in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area where their pets could roam leash free. 378 more words

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Legislation Aims To Make It Harder For Kids To Snack On Yummy-Looking Detergent Pods

Federal safety agencies and poison control centers have continuously expressed concern that the ever-popular, and convenient detergent pods are extremely dangerous to children, with more than… 650 more words

2 Members Of Congress Write Roger Goodell About Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of Congress asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence. 399 more words

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2 Members Of Congress Write Goodell About Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of Congress asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence. 402 more words

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Rep. Jackie Speier Fires Back After House Republicans Pass Anti-Abortion Bill

SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — House Republicans passed an anti-abortion bill Thursday night, but not the one they planned.

Republican leaders hoped to pass a bill banning abortions after 20-weeks, but retreated after some GOP women rebelled. 80 more words

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