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  • james m nordlund
    BELOW THE BELT: RIGHT WING FATHER LAND http://www.now.org/issues/media/election_media_petition.html In her biweekly Below the Belt column, Kim Gandy writes:
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 3, 2007
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      BELOW THE BELT: RIGHT WING "FATHER"LAND

      http://www.now.org/issues/media/election_media_petition.html

      In her biweekly Below the Belt column, Kim Gandy writes: "In a
      country where you're hard pressed to find a state legislature that
      doesn't house a number of extreme conservatives opposed to abortion
      and birth control, and where national policies make it nearly
      impossible for most women to balance work and family, Bush & Co.
      labor to keep machinations working in favor of birth-giving machines,
      but not for women and their multi-faceted lives."

      Read more about the bad guys of the HHS, and other ways the
      government is ignoring women.

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      IRAQ WAR: FOUR TRAGIC YEARS

      At this tragic conclusion of the fourth year of George W. Bush's war
      for oil and control of the Middle East, we grieve the loss of more
      than 3,200 U.S. soldiers and between 58,000 and 600,000 deaths of
      civilians in Iraq. Read More | Take Action!
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      DOLCE & GABBANA AD: SEXY OR SADISTIC? SEXIST, ACTUALLY

      Fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana (D&G) recently announced they were
      pulling their print advertisement which portrays a woman held down at
      the wrists by a man kneeling over her while four other men watch. NOW
      was part of an international outcry against the sexist and violent
      nature of the ad. Read Mor

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      KEEPING UP WITH CONGRESS

      NOW is busy keeping track of the progress (or lack thereof) Congress
      is making on several issues impacting women's rights. Read NOW's
      recent letters (PDFs) on:

      hate crime prevention
      immigration reform

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      MORE RECOMMENDED READING:

      The Women's War - by Sara Corbett, The New York Times Magazine Sexual
      Abuse Allegations Persist in U.S. Military - Listen to this story
      from NPR's Day to Day Old Prejudice Dishonors New Military
      Generation - USA Today editorial Guest Workers Fired After Protesting
      Slave-Like Conditions - David Bacon, AFL-CIO blog HILLARY CLINTON
      AND THE MEDIA: FROM INTELLIGENT AND FAIR TO APPALLINGLY SEXIST AND
      POINTLESS

      NOW decided to take a look at how the media has covered Hillary
      Clinton in recent months. What we found spans the spectrum from
      intelligent and fair to appallingly sexist and pointless. Read More |
      Sign Our Petition to the Media

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      MYTH ABOUT MOMS IS CRUSHED, NOW HELPS SPREAD THE WORD

      NOW applauds E.J. Graff and the Columbia Journalism Review for
      debunking "The Opt-Out Myth" that has become a staple of The New York
      Times, with articles claiming a surge of women are trading high-
      powered careers for stay-at-home motherhood. Read More

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      FCC CONSIDERING MEDIA CONSOLIDATION, BUT FAILS TO ADDRESS DEARTH OF
      WOMEN OWNERS

      The Federal Communications Commission is currently considering
      relaxing its rules on media ownership. NOW Foundation asks that the
      Commission expand studies on and institute policies promoting
      ownership opportunities for women and people of color. Read our
      letter to the FCC (PDF). Read more about NOW Foundation's work with
      the FCC.

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      NOW LINKS ARMS WITH LGBT ALLIES AGAINST HATE CRIMES

      NOW is supporting GPAC's "50 Under 30" public education campaign,
      which calls for decisive action to stand up for lesbian, gay,
      bisexual and transgender rights and against hate crimes that target
      people who do not fit into social "norms." Read More

      COMING UP THIS WEEKEND: YOUNG WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE AND
      WOMEN'S EQUALITY SUMMIT & CONGRESSIONAL ACTION DAY

      Join NOW President Kim Gandy and Executive Vice President Olga Vives
      and other NOW members and women's rights supporters at the National
      Young Women's Leadership Conference March 24-25, and the Women's
      Equality Summit March 26-27, in Washington, D.C. Learn More About
      these Events

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