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Robert KoehlerMaybe the problem is that rape is an extension of military culture. And it's metastasizing, even as legislation to address it stays trapped in congressional subcommittee. Scandals and outrage come and go, but rape is ever-present. In 2011, a Pentagon...
NewsdayTwo members of Congress have asked for a review of the sexual assault and harassment prevention policies and reporting procedures established by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. The congressional request, from Reps. Elijah E. Cummings...
Clout StreetDemocrat Tammy Duckworth today campaigned with a California congresswoman who said she had to have an abortion to save her life as part of Duckworth's ongoing effort to highlight her differences with Republican Rep. Joe Walsh. The appearance with...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Todd Akin, Women's Health, Social Issues
Warren Moon, the late coach Bill Walsh, Ken Dorsey and I testified before the California Senate and Assembly several years back supporting a bill by State Senator Jackie Speier to ban steroids and dangerous supplements from high school students and...
Tags: Health, Politics, Weightlifting, Drugs and Medicines, Cancer
CNN NewsWASHINGTON, DC. -- Disclosing a miscarriage is a powerful revelation for any woman to make. For a US Congresswoman on the House floor, it's downright striking. During a debate Thursday evening over whether to defund Planned Parenthood, Rep. Jackie...
The movement to dump practically all federal funding for Planned Parenthood is sending shockwaves across America. On the surface this is about trimming the national deficit. But, make no mistake, there are strong political undertones here and Planned...
WASHINGTON - Here's how area members of Congress voted on major issues in the week ending Saturday: HOUSE Abortion tax policies Voting 251 for and 175 against, the House on Wednesday sent the Senate a bill (HR3) that would use the U.S. tax code as a...
The SwampCode Pink protesters give former AIG CEO Martin Sullivan piece of their mind. (Photo by Alex Wong, Getty Images.) by Frank James Yesterday it was Lehman Brothers, the bankrupt investment bank, that got the congressional autopsy treatment. Today it......
Times Staff WriterSACRAMENTO — Gov. Gray Davis signed into law Tuesday a groundbreaking bill aimed at banning often offensive "spam" advertisements from the online mailboxes of millions of California computer users. The measure, by state Sen. Kevin Murray (D-...
Times Staff WriterThe more time toddlers spend in child care, the more likely they are to display behavior problems in kindergarten, according to the results of the largest and most authoritative long-term study of child care in the United States. That was true regardless...
Tags: Health, Family, Medical Services, Liz Figueroa, Children
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