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UPDATE: In “Shameful Act,” Republicans Kill Bill to Prevent Child Marriage

Last night, the House Republicans banded together at the last minute on purely specious grounds to defeat legislation aimed at preventing child marriage worldwide.

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Al Franken’s Not-So-Funny Planned Parenthood Endorsement

Progressive senatorial candidate and former entertainer Al Franken has had a rocky relationship with women’s groups and female legislators. But his campaign got a boost with the endorsement of Planned Parenthood and others this week.

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