Daily Round-Up

Daily Round-Up

Wondering what’s going on with the attack on women’s rights?  UniteWomen.org brings you some of the latest news on many of the issues in the War on Women!

Tax plan: Some would pay more

Not only do those making less than $200,000 get a tax increase to pay for the tax cuts for those making more than $200,000, but the worst hurt are those filing as single. Guess who that hurts….Read More

My Religion Trumps Your Health – Michigan Seeks To Legalize Discrimination Against Patients For Religious Reasons

The Michigan House has passed a bill making it illegal to:

“discipline or discriminate against a student in a counseling, social work, or psychology program because the student refuses to counsel or serve a client as to goals, outcomes, or behaviors that conflict with a sincerely held religious belief.”

This is the Julea Ward Freedom Of Conscience Act. Julea War, a Christian, was expelled from her graduate studies program because, while seeking certification from a state university, refused to apply her training to a fellow student (a requirement for certification), even though his life was at stake.  ??Just where will this law take us?  Read More

21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Just a reminder that there are such good people in the world.  View Photos

Food Stamp Vote In Senate Blocks Bid To Restore $4.5 Billion In Aid

“Half of the food stamp beneficiaries are children, 17 percent are seniors, and unfortunately now 1.5 million households are veteran households that are receiving food stamps,”…Read More

Over Two Decades, Abortion Rate Dropped For Women In Their 20s Because Of Contraception Access

Between 1990 and 2008, pregnancy and abortion rates for women in their twenties dropped dramatically, a new study revealed today. Pregnancy rates fell by 18 percent, while abortion rates dropped by a third.

One of the biggest influencing factors in this decrease is the growing accessibility, use, and options for birth control. Contraceptive use is the best way to prevent abortions in the U.S. Over time, young women have gotten greater access to a larger number of pregnancy prevention methods…Read More

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