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Tue Sep 6 2005Pro-Choice Groups Argue for Young Women's Safety
Tue Sep 6 2005Proposition 73 Would Have Required Parental Notification For Teens' Abortions
California's scheduled November 8th "Special Election" included Proposition 73, an initiative that would have required parents of teens to be notified 48 hours before they can have an abortion. The safety and health of young women would have been put in danger. Parental notification laws force teenagers to choose between talking with parents or having illegal, unsafe abortions. A poll showed that 48% of likely voters oppose this measure, demonstrating how close an election it was.
The No on 73 Campaign for Teen Safety said, "The real answer to teen pregnancy is prevention and strong, caring families -- not new laws that endanger our daughters. The best way to protect our daughters is to begin talking about responsible, appropriate sexual behavior from the time they are young, fostering an atmosphere that assures them they can come to us." The campaign held phone banking events in cities all over the state, which appeared to have been successful. Read more
No on 73 website | NARAL's Prop 73 Fact Sheet | The text of Proposition 73
Bay Area police re-victimize teenager in cop sexual abuse scandal (2 comments) Wednesday Sep 21st 9:04 AM
Tip of the Iceberg: East Bay Cops Charged with Sex Crimes and Corruption (1 comment) Monday Sep 19th 11:34 PM
Women Demand Dignity, Win Santa Rita Jail Policy Changes After Civil Disobedience Arrests Wednesday Aug 3rd 11:12 PM
Santa Cruz Sentinel Reporter Leaves Questionable Voicemail (18 comments) Friday Jul 29th 4:09 PM
Anti-Fascists Shut Down Nazi Rally at California State Capitol (6 comments) Tuesday Jun 28th 7:10 PM
Oakland Community: OPD Is Rotten to Its Core and Libby’s Got to Go (audio) (1 comment) Tuesday Jun 21st 6:48 PM
Darwin BondGraham & Ali Winston Discuss Their Oakland Police Investigation, Firing of Sean Whent (1 comment) Tuesday Jun 21st 5:33 PMMore Local News...
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Attorney Toni Jaramilla Files Race Discrimination Complaint Against Islands Restaurant Friday Jul 15th 9:58 AM
WTUL News and Views speaks with Michelle Erenberg of Lift Louisiana Friday Jul 1st 9:41 AM
Lyn Archer speaks about New Orleans City proposed shut-down of French Quarter Strip Clubs Monday Jun 27th 7:45 AM
Conversations in Color Featuring Alexis De Veaux and Janet Mock Saturday Feb 20th 9:41 PM
Pro-Choice Counter Protesters block anti-abortion Walk for Life in Washington D.C. Sunday Jan 24th 6:16 PM
Panel to Determine Viagra Distribution Friday Dec 18th 11:19 AM
Interview with Stephanie Hepburn on Human Trafficking Friday Dec 11th 8:27 AMMore Global News...
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Philippines: No context will ever justify murder of journalists - Akbayan Tuesday Jun 7th 6:01 AM
Men with "gender identity" problems are not safe for women & girls (1 comment) Wednesday May 18th 12:59 AM
Philippines: Duterte tells CHR, women's groups: Go to hell! Saturday Apr 30th 8:44 PM
It is time to shut down all Fraternity Houses. The “Greek System” is destroying society Friday Nov 20th 8:04 PM
Scientists Discover That The Purpose of Men is to have SEX. (1 comment) Wednesday Oct 14th 5:29 PM
An anonymous report sheds light on gross sexual abuses of female patients under anesthesia Thursday Aug 20th 12:49 AM
Fox News: #1 in Sex Discrimination? Tuesday Aug 4th 6:27 PMOpen Newswire...
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