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The Original Mothers Day Proclamation

Written by | Sunday, 08 May 2011 07:05
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In 1870, Julia Ward Howe distressed by the realities of war called for women to rise up and oppose war in all its forms. She wanted women to come together across national lines, to recognize what we hold in common above what divides us, and commit to finding peaceful resolutions to conflicts.

Beyond Retaliation

Written by Voices for Creative Nonviolence | Wednesday, 04 May 2011 07:42
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Osama bin Laden is dead. Are we supposed to celebrate? "Ten years, over 6,000 US soldiers killed. Trillions of dollars wasted. Hundreds of thousands of civilians killed. Tens of thousands imprisoned. Torture as a part of foreign policy. And we are supposed to celebrate the murder of one person? I am not excited. I am not happy. I remain profoundly sad." -- Matt Daloisio, co-ordinator of Witness Against Torture Campaign.

Osama bin Laden is dead. Has 'Justice been done?'

Written by Mike Ferner, Vets for Peace | Wednesday, 04 May 2011 07:31
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Are we to look into the bottomless pool of blood, gore, death, suffering and devastated economies, isolate one raid that killed Osama bin Laden …and then celebrate that... “Justice has been done?”

Rep. Posey's Shameful Vote

Written by | Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:34
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Rep. Posey wants to transform the nation's Medicare program from a government-run system that pays seniors' health bills into a voucher program that will be used to buy insurance from private companies. This voucher program will force seniors to shop for insurance and subject them higher deductibles, co-payments and co-insurance.

Rep. Posey's "Tin Foil Hat" Telephone Town Hall

Written by | Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:30
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Last week I listened in on Representative Bill Posey's live "Telephone Town Hall". As a constituent and anxious about the looming shut down of our Federal Government over the budget crisis I genuinely wanted to hear what my Representative in Congress was doing in Washington.

The Uterus: Taboo In Tally?

Written by | Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:25

uterus /uter·us/ (u´ter-us) pl. u´teri [L.] the hollow muscular organ in female mammals in which the blastocyst normally becomes embedded and in which the developing embryo and fetus is nourished. Its cavity opens into the vagina below and into a uterine tube on either side.

Despite the fact that 50% of us have one and 100% of us were made in one, the Florida Republican House leadership has deemed the anatomically correct term "uterus" inappropriate and offensive.

Who Needs Clean Water Anyway?

Written by | Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:17
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In 1998, the EPA told all states that they had until 2004 to develop limits on pollutants like nutrient-rich fertilizer, sewage and animal wastes that cause toxic algae blooms, kill fish and cause respiratory problems and infections among swimmers, boaters and beach goers. Florida ignored the mandate.

Action Alert - Flood The Phones

Written by | Thursday, 28 April 2011 05:01
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Legislative update: of "biblical proportions".
All 6 anti-choice bills passed the House yesterday, None were amended.
This barrage of anti-choice bills by Florida legislators represents the coordinated steps underway in 2011 to dismantle women’s rights and attack women’s health. They should be tackling the budget – not attacking women.
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