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Caesarean Section Statistics Show Major Changes Caesarean Section Statistics Show Major Changes
Atlanta, GA—A new report by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta shows that pregnant women in the United States no longer face an increasing rate of caesarean section in United States hospitals.
37 Senators Urging Obama to Act on Gay Workplace Rights 37 Senators Urging Obama to Act on Gay Workplace Rights
  President Barack Obama recently talked about using his executive powers to circumvent Congress when it fails to act on demanding matters.
Prominent Lawyer to give Gay-Rights Lecture at West Virginia University Prominent Lawyer to give Gay-Rights Lecture at West Virginia University
  An attorney who has argued 14 cases before the United States Supreme Court will speak on the history of gay rights during a visit to the West Virginia School of Law.
Majority of State’s Residents Support Gay Marriage Majority of State’s Residents Support Gay Marriage
  A slender majority of Pennsylvania voters support legalizing gay marriage, according to various polls administered throughout the state.
Marco Rubio Walking Fine Line on LGBT Issues Marco Rubio Walking Fine Line on LGBT Issues
  Marco Rubio, a Florida Senator and favorite for GOP nomination in the 2016 election, spoke on Tuesday to echo his support for nondiscrimination and permitting states to grant same-sex couples equality and marriage rights.
Clerics Opposed to Mixing Gay Rights and Immigration Clerics Opposed to Mixing Gay Rights and Immigration
  The country’s Roman Catholic bishops are in a tough spot as the debate over immigration reform commences.
Gay Marriage Laws will block British, French Adoption of Russian Children Gay Marriage Laws will block British, French Adoption of Russian Children
  The legislation of gay marriage initiatives has reduced the chances of British and French couples being able to adopt Russian children, claims Moscow’s human rights representative on Wednesday.
British Prime Minister’s Part Divided as First Gay Marriage Vote Passes British Prime Minister’s Part Divided as First Gay Marriage Vote Passes
  British’s parliament voted in favor of legalizing gay marriage today, but Prime Minister David Cameron’s power in his own party took a devastating blow as his fellow Conservatives were divided over the measure he championed.
Wyoming and Gay Rights: Conservative State Moving Forward Wyoming and Gay Rights: Conservative State Moving Forward
To say that Wyoming is a red state doesn’t begin to capture it.
UK Lawmakers set to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Bill UK Lawmakers set to Vote on Same-Sex Marriage Bill
UK lawmakers are ready to vote on a bill today that would introduce same-sex marriage as law in the United Kingdom.
Watershed Moment in Gay Rights Movement Watershed Moment in Gay Rights Movement
  In the next couple of days, the Boy Scouts of America Association is expected to announce whether it plans to alter its longstanding national policy against the inclusion of openly gay members.
Political Shifting May Affect America’s Legal Plan on Gay Marriage Political Shifting May Affect America’s Legal Plan on Gay Marriage
  Lawyers often opine: the practice of law would be far more pleasant if clients were not involved.
Gay Rights at the Forefront in Immigration Debate Gay Rights at the Forefront in Immigration Debate
  In his final prominent act as senator, newly-appointed Secretary of State John Kerry sought to resolve a global dilemma.
Texas Family Planning Cuts Cost Big Bucks Texas Family Planning Cuts Cost Big Bucks
A plan to save money on family planning clinics in Texas has failed after budget cuts of $73 million was projected to lead to cost increases of $273 million in the same time period, according to state legislators.
North Dakota Law May Shutter State's Last Abortion Clinic North Dakota Law May Shutter State's Last Abortion Clinic
  The State of North Dakota angered reproductive rights advocates last week after passing several new laws designed to curtail abortion in the state.
Violence Against Women Act Passes Senate Violence Against Women Act Passes Senate
  The nation's most important law focusing on the safety of women, VAWA (the Violence Against Women Act) was reauthorized by the United States Senate today after having been allowed to lapse for over a month.
Bill Aims To End Federal Funding For Abortion Providers Bill Aims To End Federal Funding For Abortion Providers
  Reproductive justice advocates have expressed concern over a bill proposed in the first day of the new 113th Congress.
Illinois Senate Backs Gay Marriage Illinois Senate Backs Gay Marriage
With a Valentine’s Day vote, the Illinois Senate backed a bill on Thursday that would formally legalize same-sex marriage, positioning the home state of President Barack Obama inches closer to becoming the 10th in the nation—along with Washington D.
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act No Longer in Repeal Danger Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act No Longer in Repeal Danger
  Barack Obama's first act upon taking office in January 2009 was to sign the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
Abortion Law Criticised in Ireland as Pregnant Woman Dies Abortion Law Criticised in Ireland as Pregnant Woman Dies
  Dublin's top lawmakers are facing intense criticism after Ireland's strict abortion laws led to an Indian woman's death in a Galway hospital.
EU's New Plan Puts More Women in Corporate Boardrooms EU's New Plan Puts More Women in Corporate Boardrooms
  After weeks of debate and revisions, the European Commission has released a draft law that is intended to elevate more women into boardroom positions throughout the European Union.
Dense Breast Tissue Disclosure Laws Roll Out in 5 States Dense Breast Tissue Disclosure Laws Roll Out in 5 States
  When breast tissue is more dense, it becomes harder for doctors to see changes to the tissue with standard mammography techniques.
Botswana Court Rules Women Can Inherit Property Botswana Court Rules Women Can Inherit Property
  The sub-Saharan African nation of Botswana has issued a landmark high court ruling that vastly expands the rights of women to inherit after the death of their parents.
New Abortion Restrictions Lead to State Official's Resignation New Abortion Restrictions Lead to State Official's Resignation
  Citing new state regulations designed to eliminate morst or all abortion clinics in the state, Virginia's health commissioner, Dr.
United Nations Makes New Contraceptive Access Declaration United Nations Makes New Contraceptive Access Declaration
  Over 200 million women of reproductive age worldwide are unable to obtain high quality family planning care.
Teen Maternity Leave Proposed in New Mexico Teen Maternity Leave Proposed in New Mexico
  The American Civil Liberties Union is in talks with the New Mexico State Legislature about implementing a system of excused maternity and parental leave for teen parents in public schools throughout the state.
Ohio Lame Duck Session Debates Abortion Restrictions Ohio Lame Duck Session Debates Abortion Restrictions
  In the Ohio legislature lame duck session, women are a major topic of conversation.
Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Subject of New Court Cases Contraceptive Coverage Mandate Subject of New Court Cases
  Two court cases decided in opposite ways may give the Supreme Court a headache when trying to decide whether the contraceptive coverage mandate in Obamacare will pass constitutional muster.
Research Shows Sustainability Grants Improve Economy Research Shows Sustainability Grants Improve Economy
On November 29, the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities (OSHC) released the 2012 Accomplishments Report.
Over $664 Million Approved for NY Hurricane Sandy Victims Over $664 Million Approved for NY Hurricane Sandy Victims
On November 25, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced more than $664 million for individuals and families affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York.

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