Articles Tagged with Women and the law

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Latino Victory Fund

Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute

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Maybe we need a political party named “Better Candidates.” Most of us would vote for “Better Candidates” in our local elections, too. Sigh. In the meantime, these popped up during my morning tour of our interweb estate:

Nicholas Kristof in the NYT: If Hillary Clinton Groped Men

Katha Pollitt in The Nation: On November 8, Pussy Grabs Back

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From the regulation of midwifery and home birth, to the history of genetic counseling, to the impact of federal Indian policies on Native communities, the history of birth reflects both cultural values and government power….”:

Special Issue: Regulating Birth,Oregon Historical Quarterly: The Journal of Record for Oregon History, Summer 2016, and:

“Special Bonus!

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Laugh and cheer in this excellent article about the Oregon women who took over, and cleaned up, the city of Umatilla, Oregon, in 1916:

“The Petticoat Rebellion of 1916,” by Jennifer Colton-Jones.

Excerpts: “…. By the time the polls closed that evening, the women of Umatilla had pulled off a strange sort of conspiracy unlike anything the country had ever seen….

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Legal Services Program Fundraiser, A Red Lodge Program, May 15, 2014, featuring The Hon. Paul J. De Muniz

“.… The Legal Services Program is a one-year pilot project, beginning December 2013 …. The purpose is to fill the unmet legal needs of Native American women incarcerated in and released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility (CCCF) in order to reduce barriers to reentry, improve reentry planning, and empower women to successfully return to their families and communities….” [Link to information about the Red Lodge Legal Services Program.]