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In the pursuit of 21st Century living ...

Today, in this 21st Century life, women still have to demand and or protest for the right to make their own personal health care choices.  It would be in all our best interests to remember the things Romney said about Roe V Wade, Planned Parenthood and to Minorities …including his comments about that 47% he targeted during his Presidential campaign. 330 more words

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How many Bolivians are dying because foodies love quinoa?

By Virginia Heffernan

A long time ago, “Bolivian marching powder” meant cocaine.

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Now it could mean quinoa. Quinoa is a massive crop that for millennia has honed its extraterrestrial nutritional powers in the dizzying altitudes of the Andes. 844 more words

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Some Remarkable YouTube Vids from Julie Borowski and Julia Tourianski, Impressive Women Who Aren’t Feminists and Know Why You Shouldn’t Be, Either

The two video bloggers featured in this post are smarter, in the most important ways it is to be smart, than any of the several brilliant feminists I’ve known. 48 more words

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Conference held for Violence Against Women Act

SOUTH DAKOTA – A conference regarding the Violence Against Women Act and revisions that apply on American Indian reservations was held Tuesday morning at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn. 109 more words

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Conference focuses on violence against American Indian women

SOUTH DAKOTA – A one-day conference in Rapid City on Tuesday is focusing on violence against women on American Indian reservations.

The conference is on tribal implementation of the Violence Against Women Act. 99 more words

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"Just Take A Look At The Man In The Mirror": Saudi Money And The Moral Posturing Of Rand Paul

Expecting morally serious debate from any would-be Republican presidential contender is like waiting for a check from a deadbeat. It could arrive someday, but don’t count on it. 726 more words

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Tribal Governments Able to Take Criminal Action on Non-Indians

D.C. – Tribal governments may elect to begin exercising jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, or violate a protection order against a Native victim on tribal lands. 186 more words

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