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Planned Parenthood Retaliates Over McCain Attack Ad

Planned Parenthood Action Center on Friday released a TV ad set to air in Denver and other markets where the McCain campaign has been advertising a claim that Barack Obama favored teaching kindergartners about sex.

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India’s Insensitivity Towards Victims of Violence

Violence gets insidiously soaked in to everyday life in India. But sensitivity towards victims of such crimes remains abysmally low.

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Shattered and Strengthened: Postville Church Cares For Immigrant Families

In the four weeks since the May 12 federal immigration raids at Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, St. Bridget’s Church has been a refuge for the plant’s undocumented workers.

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Workers Tell Stories of Sexual Abuse at Iowa Plant

More than two weeks have passed since the federal government launched an immigration raid — the largest single-site raid in American history — against Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, and more stories of abuse continue to surface.

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Jackson Katz: Violence Against Women Is a Men’s Issue

Jackson Katz, an internationally recognized educator on violence prevention among men and boys, asks why rape is a “women’s issue” when over 99 percent of rapes are perpetrated by men.

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Third Time Hopefully Not A Charm in California

Californians will head to the voting booth in November to weigh in one more time on what they think of a parental notification law for minors.

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Immigrant Workers Tell of Abuses at Iowa Plant

Federal immigration officials raided a slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, last week, and as advocates have interviewed immigrant workers at the processing plant, stories of quid pro quo sexual abuse have emerged.

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Almost All Sex Is Sin?

With a very limited and negative view of sexuality, the Catholic Church’s attention always seems inordinately focused on what it views as “unnatural sex acts” — and it doesn’t bother distinguishing between consensual acts and abuse.

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Early Marriage: Here in the US, Too

When authorities removed 413 children in danger of sexual abuse from the Yearning for Zion ranch this month, it became clear that here in the US, child marriage is a result of brainwashing and indoctrination.

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Powerless in Prison: Sexual Abuse Against Incarcerated Women

Surviving a sexual assault and then navigating the health care system to receive adequate counseling and reproductive medical attention is daunting enough for those who walk freely on the outside. For women in prison, these hurdles can seem insurmountable.

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