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A New Dawn in Bolivia: Constitution Extends New Protections for Women

Bolivia’s brand-new constitution protects women from physical and sexual violence, guarantees pay equity and extends certain reproductive rights to women.

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Waiting to Exhale: An Advocate Struggles with the Debate Over Warren

Most of the public debate on Obama’s selection of Rick Warren for the inauguration has centered on his opposition to gay rights, his “good works” on poverty and global AIDS, and Obama’s promise to “disagree without being disagreeable.”  This advocate struggles with “getting to yes.”

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Virgina GOP Makes Last Gasp Effort With Culture War Issues, Post Cards Lie in Michigan State House Race

Virgina GOP places post cards on cars at churches commanding voters to “VOTE YOUR VALUES” and a post card sent from a phony organization to pro-choice voters in a Michigan state house race says the anti-choice candidate is “the best candidate to protect a woman’s right to choose.”

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Evangelicals Push for More Palaver on Abortion

As the electorate focuses on economic downturn, high energy prices and war, evangelicals are promising to turn the election rhetoric to abortion and gay marriage.

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Roundup: Another Look at McCain’s Speech on Judges

McCain would dramatically alter balance of court, gay marriage in Mass four years later, 90% of teenage girls are harassed.

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California Supreme Court Declares State Marriage Laws Unconstitutional

The California Supreme Court today declared the state’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

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Republican Debate: Not Just Anti-Choice Rhetoric

Republican presidential contenders debate support for state-legalized abortion, a thinly-veiled opposition to contraception and the sanctity of gay marriage.

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