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2012-07-28 23:01:53

On September 8th, screenwriter, director, gallery owner Laurie Frank is giving her talk, "Choice Words for Real Life" to a audience of women advocates, artists, art historians, curators, and educators. They are gathering for the WCA Honoring Women's Rights conference in Salinas, California. Frank, the author of “Making Mr. Right” tells how you can make the right choice and feel good about your life. (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 The Pacific Regional Women´s Caucus for Art (WCA)...

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2012-07-12 07:13:19

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Citing the need for more time to review a law, a federal judge recently continued a temporary restraining order that would further prohibit the state of Mississippi from enforcing a new state law that restricts abortion clinics. The law concerns the last abortion clinic in Mississippi and, if allowed, would make Mississippi the only U.S. state that does not have facilities for those procedures. Those in support of abortion rights...

2011-07-25 09:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite recent moves by some states to restrict access to abortion, more Americans now support a woman's right to choose than they did two years ago, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100518/NY06801LOGO ) Nearly one-quarter (23 percent) of those polled in 2009 supported the idea that a woman should have access to abortion in "all circumstances." But that number has risen to 36 percent in...

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2011-04-21 13:58:52

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin said on Wednesday that the state has signed into law a prohibition on abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, making it the fourth state to ban such late term abortions. She also signed a law that prevents health insurers from covering elective abortions. Fallin, a Republican servicing her first term, said both laws are important measures that safeguard life. "Together, these two pieces of legislation will expand protections for unborn children and ensure that...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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