Happy International Women's Day!Here is an article on how IWD started: The First International Women's DayReuters has a "follow the sun" live blog that is following events and news for IWD.Read the Green Party's Platform (currently under revision) on Social Justice which includes Women's Rights.
The big news of Utah’s Legislators yesterday was the passage of HB12 Criminal Homicide and Abortion, which will make women criminally liable for intentional miscarriages. The subjective nature of the bill brings potential harm to women in this state. Planned Parenthood of Utah, in its memo sent out yesterday after the vote, stated that: During … Continue reading Women who have miscarriages now at risk….
(cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch)Rep. Jen Seelig, D-Salt Lake City has a piece of legislation in store for this year’s session that will assist women on Medicaid with family planning.Rep. Jen Seelig, D-Salt Lake City, says she will sponsor legislation in the upcoming session of the Utah Legislature to extend family planning services, including birth … Continue reading A Bill That Makes Sense? C’mon!
Distributed by the Green Party of the United States http://www.gp.org National Women's Caucus of the Green Party of the United States http://greens.org/gp-uswomen/ For Immediate Release Monday, September 29, 2008 Contact: Morgen D'Arc, Spokesperson, 207-761-7797, firstname.lastname@example.org Linda Manning Myatt, Spokesperson, 248-548-6175, email@example.com Green Party National Women's Caucus challenges NOW to support the historic McKinney/Clemente presidential campaign … Continue reading National Women’s Caucus of the Green Party of the United States
Someone sent me an email stating that she had made a donation to Planned Parenthood, with great satisfaction, in Sarah Palin's name. A Planned Parenthood donation is tax deductible, where a political donation isn't. And here's the good part: when you make a donation to PP in her name, they'll send her a card telling her that thedonation … Continue reading Send a donation to Planned Parenthood in Sarah Palin’s name
Arise then…women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears!Say firmly:”We will not have questions answered by irrelevant agencies,Our husbands will not come to us, reeking with carnage,For caresses and applause. Our sons shall not be taken from us to unlearn All that we have … Continue reading Mother’s Day: Reclaiming and Standing With women Globally