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International Women's Day: Born in the USA

nternational Women's Day, grew from the struggle of working women to form trade unions and the fight for women's right to vote.

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Feb. 14 marches for missing Native women unite action with compassion

In March 2010, the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) created a database of information they gathered covering 582 cases of missing and murder native women and girls.

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In states like Missouri and Texas, reproductive rights still struggle

Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court case, sought to make abortion legal, safe, and accessible, but 41 years later attacks on reproductive health care are still going strong.

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“Organize, organize, organize”: 16,000 boost Women’s Economic Agenda

Sixteen thousand participants, in a post-State-of-the-Union phone conference Wednesday night, discussed a Women's Economic Agenda for the nation.

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Closing wealth gap tops Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama, in his 2014 State of the Union speech here last night, defined narrowing of the unprecedented wealth gap in America as a major task facing the nation.

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The curious case of Hobby Lobby

Can a for-profit corporation have religion? Can its religious feelings be hurt? If some of its employees take a pill to prevent pregnancy, does that violate the corporation's rights?

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Supreme Court, 5-4, clamps down on Texas abortion providers

"This is outrageous and unacceptable - and also demonstrates why we need stronger federal protections for women's health."

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Republicans win a round on Texas anti-abortion law

The battle raging in Texas for equal access to abortion services took a major regressive turn Thursday evening...

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Judge tosses key part of Texas anti-abortion law

Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that restrictions affecting abortion clinic physicians placed an undue burden on women seeking access to such facilities.

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Virginia's tea party could be over Nov. 5

If the polls are to be believed, tea party-backed candidates could well go down to defeat all over Virginia on November 5.

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