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On Monday, the Durham City Council became the first governing city body in North Carolina to pass a resolution in support of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution.<div>
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City of Durham, North Carolina Passes ERA Resolution

On Monday, the Durham City Council became the first governing city body in North Carolina to pass a resolution in support of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution. Related posts:Small Victory in Fight Against North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Supreme Court Will Not Revive North Carolina Voter Restriction Laws North Carolina Drops Lawsuit […]

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A Joplin, Missouri man was sentenced to 63 months in jail on Tuesday for setting fire to a local mosque and attempting to burn down the town’s Planned Parenthood clinic twice. <div>
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Two Unaffiliated Anti-Abortion Extremists Plead Guilty to FACE Violations

A Joplin, Missouri man was sentenced to 63 months in jail on Tuesday for setting fire to a local mosque and attempting to burn down the town’s Planned Parenthood clinic twice. Related posts:Judge Rules Planned Parenthood Shooter is Still Not Competent to Stand Trial Victory for Louisiana Planned Parenthood House Select Investigative Panel Recommends StemExpress […]

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The University of Maryland could potentially begin issuing an annual fee of $34 to their students in order to cover the costs of the University’s struggling Title IX office. <div>
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Students Fee Might Be Issued to Cover Costs of University of Maryland Title IX Office

The University of Maryland could potentially begin issuing an annual fee of $34 to their students in order to cover the costs of the University’s struggling Title IX office. Related posts:Obama Administration Issues Title IX Guidance to K-12 Schools Feminist Majority Foundation Releases Report on Title IX Coordinators Stanford’s Ban on Hard Alcohol Sends the […]

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Zeinab Sekaanvand, an Iranian-Kurdish woman charged with killing her husband, is incarcerated in Iran and awaiting her execution by hanging.<div>
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Child Bride Faces Execution in Iran for Allegedly Killing Abusive Husband

Zeinab Sekaanvand, an Iranian-Kurdish woman charged with killing her husband, is incarcerated in Iran and awaiting her execution by hanging. Related posts:Feminist Leaders Marched the Olympic Torch through Brazil Iranian Women’s Rights Activist Sentenced Domestic Violence Victims Now Protected From Housing Discrimination in New York Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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On Wednesday in Minnesota, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a motion to intervene in a case that was filed in an attempt to ban a transgender student from using the locker room matching her gender identity.<div>
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Transgender Rights under Attack in Minnesota, ACLU Seeks to Intervene

On Wednesday in Minnesota, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a motion to intervene in a case that was filed in an attempt to ban a transgender student from using the locker room matching her gender identity. Related posts:States Sue over Department of Education’s Transgender Equality Initiative Small Victory in Fight Against North Carolina’s Bathroom […]

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The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) released a multi-year report entitled Reinvigorating the Role of Title IX Coordinator: A Requirement and Resource.<div>
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Feminist Majority Foundation Releases Report on Title IX Coordinators

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The Department of Justice announced last month that it would allocate $38 million to state and local law enforcement agencies in an effort to address the extensive backlog of over 400,000 untested rape kits across the country.<div>
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Department of Justice Allocates $38 Million to Untested Rape Kits

The Department of Justice announced last month that it would allocate $38 million to state and local law enforcement agencies in an effort to address the extensive backlog of over 400,000 untested rape kits across the country. Related posts:President Signs Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights Baltimore Police Completely Neglected Rape Victims According to Department […]

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