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Todd Akin Revisited

  Congressman Todd Akin continues to dominate the news cycle following his comments on a St. Louis television program about rape and abortion. When asked about abortion exemptions for pregnancies resulting from rape Akin said, “It seems to me first of all from what…

If I Were Santa

If I were Santa, I’d be making my list and checking it twice. And here are the gifts I would give: For Our Daughters: The gift of self-esteem and positive role models The mass media perpetuates a message that women…

News from Around the Web

  Here’s a round up of news from affecting women from around the web. Bayer faces gender discrimation lawsuit from six women who claim the company discriminates when it comes to  wages, promotions and the treatment of pregnant women and…

Thank You Geraldine Ferraro

Geraldine Ferraro died yesterday at the age of 75 from complications related to blood cancer. It’s Women’s History Month and Ferraro was definitely a woman who made history. In 1984 she inspired generations when she was chosen by Walter Mondale…

The Status of Women

March is Women’s History Month and to coincide, the White House Council on Women and Girls has issued the report, “Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economical Well-Being.” The report draws on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics,…