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GOP Presidents Have Dismal Records

GOP Presidents Have Dismal Records

Originally posted on Nel’s New Day:

My favorite letter to the editor this week from the Register-Guard in Eugene (OR):

Regarding Charles Krauthammer’s Oct. 6 column (“Voters will say yes to party of no for Senate”), anyone who agrees with the policies of the last four Republican administrations should support having a Republican-controlled Congress.

To help refresh our memories, here are…

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OSU’s Jane Lubchenco Honored

OSU’s Jane Lubchenco Honored

Central Oregon Coast NOW:

For more about Jane Lubchenco’s impressive career: http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2014/apr/osu-names-lubchenco-adviser-marine-sciences

Originally posted on oregoncoastdailynews:

Jane LubchencoClimate One at The Commonwealth Club today announced that Jane Lubchenco, the University Distinguished Professor and Advisor in Marine Studies at Oregon State University and former NOAA…

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Central Oregon Coast NOW Hosts Celebration of Women “Wine & Chocolate” Event

NOW Chapter Hosts Celebration of Women “Wine & Chocolate” Event

Artist and Mayor Sandy Roumagoux with painting she has donated to the Celebration Of Women silent auction

Artist and Mayor Sandy Roumagoux with painting she has donated to the Celebration Of Women silent auction.

The Central Oregon Coast Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) is hosting a Celebration of Women “Wine & Chocolate” event on Sunday, October 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Newport Performing Arts Center, 777 W Olive…

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#Celebration of Women  #Central Oregon Coast NOW  #Newport  #Sandy Roumagoux 
Driver’s Cards (Measure 88) is a Women’s Issue
Driver’s Cards (Measure 88) is a Women’s Issue KRISTIN TEIGEN Driver’s Cards (Measure 88) is a Women’s Issue

In this election, Oregon residents have the opportunity to vote Yes on Measure 88, affirming the bi-partisan actions taken by the Oregon legislature and Governor Kitzhaber in 2013 to extend the right to drive to all people living in our state. This law would have ensured that recent immigrants, the elderly temporary workers…

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#Driver&039;s Cards  #Measure 88 
Take Action: Over 400,000 Rape Kits Still Untested

Take Action: Over 400,000 Rape Kits Still Untested

Originally posted on Nel’s New Day:

Memphis (TN) is the latest city to discover untested rape kitson police shelves. The recent discovery of 200 untested kits brings the city’s total backlog to over 12,000 and contributes to the other 400,000+ untested ones in the United States. The DNA identified from skin, hair, bodily fluids, etc. left on sexual assault victims is invaluable in finding and…

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The Supreme Court Upholds Voter Suppression in Texas

The Supreme Court Upholds Voter Suppression in Texas

Originally posted on Social Justice For All:

Sad Legacy!

Sad Legacy!

Sadly, not many of us were surprised by the exceedingly conservative high court’s decision to uphold voter suppression laws in Texas.  The Roberts’ court continues to leave a legacy that works against civil rights, just in time to negatively impact the 2014 mid-term election. I would like to talk about how these voter ID laws negatively…

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Vatican Shifts Left, Backtracks to Right

Vatican Shifts Left, Backtracks to Right

Originally posted on Nel’s New Day:

Pope Francis  seemed to lead the Catholic Church away from the former narrow bigotrylast week when an assembly of Roman Catholic bishops called for the church to welcome and accept LGBT people, unmarried couples and divorced individuals as well as the children of these families. In past interviews, the pope has criticized his own church for putting moral…

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Measure 89 Would Provide Momentum for Federal ERA: Guest opinion

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on October 18, 2014 at 1:47 PM, updated October 18, 2014 at 1:48 PM

In this March 2013 photo, Leanne Littrell DiLorenzo, founder of VoteERA.org and chief petitioner for Oregon's Measure 89, discusses her proposal to add the equal-rights amendment to the Oregon constitution as Reps. Julie Parrish, R-West Linn, and Wally Hicks, R-Grants Pass, listen during a news conference at the state Capitol in Salem. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)

In this March 2013 photo, Leanne Littrell DiLorenzo, founder of VoteERA.org and chief petitioner for Oregon’s Measure 89, discusses her proposal to add the equal-rights amendment to the Oregon constitution as Reps. Julie Parrish, R-West Linn, and Wally Hicks, R-Grants Pass, listen during a…

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#Darlene Hooley  #David Frohnmayer  #Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)  #ERA  #George Van Hoomissen  #League of Women Voters  #Leanne Littrell DiLorenzo  #Margaret Carter  #Measure 89  #Paul DeMuniz  #Richard William Riggs  #Ron Wyden  #W. Michael Gillette 
Supreme Court Decision on Texas Voting Rewards GOP Candidates

Supreme Court Decision on Texas Voting Rewards GOP Candidates

Originally posted on Nel’s New Day:

About 600,000 Texans won’t be votingin Texas on November 4, thanks to today’s Supreme Court ruling. At least five nine justices voted to permit the voter photo ID law to be in effect on that day. A federal judge had struck down the law last week, but the 5th Circuit Court put the lower ruling on hold, leaving the law in effect. After an appeal, the highest…

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Tip Of The Week: Cyber-Bullying and Your Children

Tip Of The Week: Cyber-Bullying and Your Children

Originally posted on oregoncoastdailynews:

cyber bully

Bullies are nothing new, but Internet accessibility has given rise to a new type of bully. It has created cyber-bullies, who bully others via electronic devices. Cyber-bullies use e-mail, instant messages, blogs, chat rooms, and social networking sites as well as cell phone text messages, and photos to harass their victims.

Cyber-bullies utilize the…

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