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  • Politics and Womens Rights
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    Politics and Women's Rights

    Panelists talked about the prospects for an increase in the number of women elected to public office in the 2012 elections. They also responded to questions from the audience.

  • Feminist Majority Foundation Panel on Womens Vote in 2012
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    Feminist Majority Foundation Panel on Women's Vote in 2012

    Participants spoke about issues important to women in the 2012 election including women’s reproductive rights and a review of ballot measures affecting women. The Feminist Majority…

  • Military Sexual Assault Litigation
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    Military Sexual Assault Litigation

    A news conference was held to announce the filing of a military sexual assault lawsuit with the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC. The case involved eight current and former members of…

  • Womens Issues and the 2012 Election
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    Women's Issues and the 2012 Election

    Eleanor Smeal talked about the use of women’s rights such as contraception and abortion as campaign issues in the 2012 presidential race, and current state legislative efforts to restrict these rights. In her comments she said the…

  • Womens Groups Presidential Endorsement
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    Women's Groups Presidential Endorsement

    Leaders of women’s rights groups announced their endorsement of Senator Barack Obama for president. In their remarks they spoke about the selection of Governor Sarah Palin as the Republican…