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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
Holding Out for Un-alienated Communication Sunday Sep 10th 5:21 PM
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Indybay Co-Founder Kaye "Nana" Griffin Passes On Tuesday Aug 15th 8:12 PM
Heather’s Patisserie Turns Off the Oven (3 comments) Monday Aug 14th 11:32 PM
Judge Orders Oakland Police Reforms, Says Mayor Schaaf Did Not Honor Her Word (1 comment) Monday Jul 17th 6:04 PM
Call on Cabrillo College to fire Alex Taurke for Sexual Assault Friday Jun 9th 9:48 AMMore Local News...
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Male domination of women caused every crisis we now face Tuesday Sep 19th 3:09 PM
Dances For Solidarity: for women and girls Tuesday Jul 4th 8:24 AM
Philippines: “Rape Joke” too sick even for Duterte’s standards (1 comment) Thursday Jun 1st 1:14 AM
Kristen Crain of JRSC on NOLA Criminal Justice System’s Neglect of Sexual Assault Cases Sunday May 28th 5:12 PM
Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (18 comments) Wednesday May 10th 5:14 PM
San Quintín Farmworkers Take Demands to Mexico City Monday Mar 27th 2:14 PM
Jornaleros de San Quintín llevan demandas a la Ciudad de México Monday Mar 27th 2:10 PMMore Global News...
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Fukushima Catastrophe at 6: Normalizing Radiation Exposure Demeans Women and Kids and Risk Monday Mar 6th 6:33 AM
Art of War: Washington DC Protest (5 comments) Tuesday Jan 17th 10:47 AM
Women's Safety on Sonoma State University's campus Tuesday Nov 29th 7:55 PM
Women's safety on college campus (Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior college) Tuesday Nov 29th 6:59 PM
Philippines: No context will ever justify murder of journalists - Akbayan Tuesday Jun 7th 6:01 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 PMOpen Newswire...
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