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Women's Issues November 2012 Archive


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At the Intersection of Hobbies and Personal Beliefs, Belief Prevails on Both Sides

Friday November 30, 2012
By now you may have seen posts on Facebook describing the involvement of Hobby Lobby in a lawsuit fighting the provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The company's founder, David Green, ... Read More

Many Firsts for Women in Congress in 2013

Friday November 30, 2012
As the U.S. speeds down an increasingly bumpy road toward that dreaded "fiscal cliff," the inability of this lame duck Congress to come to some sort of reasonable compromise makes ... Read More

Learning to Be Shame-Less at the Shame Prom

Wednesday November 28, 2012
I used to hear the phrase, "Isn't that a shame?" quite a bit, but I don't anymore. Back when it was commonly used, it indicated mild regret or polite sadness ... Read More

Women's Work and Men's Love - Sharing the Load at Thanksgiving

Tuesday November 20, 2012
With less than 48 hours to go before the big Thanksgiving meal hits the table in the majority of American homes, if you haven't already cleaned, shopped and started cooking, ... Read More

Did Power Cause Petraeus to Cheat on His Wife?

Tuesday November 13, 2012
Let's get one thing straight: there's no excuse for cheating on your wife. You may argue that "my needs were not being met," "I was being taken for granted and ... Read More

The Women Who Fought - Honoring Female Veterans

Monday November 12, 2012
As we observe the official federal holiday of Veteran's Day today, when you thank these individuals (either in person or on your Facebook page) for their service to our country, ... Read More

What We Learned From the 2012 Election

Thursday November 8, 2012
During this election cycle, we were told repeatedly that women were not interested in reproductive rights, health care issues, contraceptive coverage or fair pay.  We were told that the most ... Read More

Tales from the Polls - Impact and Importance of Poll Workers

Tuesday November 6, 2012
I just got back from voting. My polling place is in a stunning, soaring addition to a local high school, and the new gymnasium wing has a wide, spacious lobby ... Read More

Obama Ends Campaign on a High Note Highlighting an Inspiring Woman

Monday November 5, 2012
In the concluding speech of his 2012 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama closed his remarks with the story of one woman whom he said "changed the room" during his 2007 ... Read More

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