So-called Operation Rescue plans to begin targeting high schools starting March 3 through the end of the 1997 school year in order to harass young men and women. The group says it wants to "educate" women on the abortion issue. Critics of the campaign believe that the picketing is a scare tactic also being used to incite more people to commit violence against abortion providers and clinics. Gloria Feldt, president of Planned Parenthood, commented "These kinds of offensive, almost intimidating tactics will not be successful with young people any more than with adults."
1/27/2016 Taiwan Elects First Woman President - In a landslide victory, the leader of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tsai Ing-wen won the country's presidential election, becoming the first woman in Taiwan's history to hold the position.
Emphasizing her party's commitment to maintaining Taiwan's independence from China, Tsai won over young voters eager to usher in a political changing of the guard following some 70 years of dominance by the pro-Chinese unification party, the Kuomintang (KMT), chaired by presidential opponent Eric Chu. . . .