Daily Round-Up

Daily Round-Up

Daily Round-Up - June 20, 2012

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!

New Hampshire Abortion Bill Vetoed By Governor, Restored By Legislators

The state House and Senate voted on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. John Lynch’s veto of a bill that would outlaw partial birth abortion in all but emergency situations and implement new procedures during emergencies. The bill will require that no partial birth abortion to save the life of the mother can be granted until two doctors from two different hospitals certify that the procedure is necessary. Opponents, including Lynch, said that the requirement could harm New Hampshire women, particularly in rural areas…Read More

Texas Republican Party Platform Calls For Repeal Of Voting Rights Act Of 1965 

The Texas Republican Party has released its official platform for 2012, and the repeal of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 is one of its central planks…Read More

The truth about the Fast and Furious scandal

Not a women’s rights issue but too important.

Fortune investigation reveals that the ATF never intentionally allowed guns to fall into the hands of Mexican drug cartels. How the world came to believe just the opposite is a tale of rivalry, murder, and political bloodlust…Read More

Federal Judge Denies DOJ Request to Stop Florida Voter Purge

A federal judge today refused the Department of Justice’s attempt to block a Florida voter-purging initiative that has already proved to strip hundreds of eligible citizens of their right to vote…Read More

UNPOPULAR MANDATE

Why do politicians reverse their positions?

The Republicans have made the individual mandate the element most likely to undo the President’s health-care law. The irony is that the Democrats adopted it in the first place because they thought that it would help them secure conservative support. It had, after all, been at the heart of Republican health-care reforms for two decades…Read More

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