Students Organize Support for the Women of Afghanistan
The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance at Iowa State University recently held a showing of "Shroud of Silence," the video depicting the lives of Afghani women living under the Taliban regime. There were about 110 people in attendance, with an introduction by Political Science Professor Maryann Fertault.
7/30/2014 Fifth Circuit Court Rules In Favor Of Mississippi's Last Clinic - Mississippi's last remaining abortion clinic will remain open after a the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction against HB 1390, the Mississippi TRAP (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) law requiring abortion providers to obtain admitting privileges at area hospitals.
Had the court not upheld the lower federal's court's injunction, HB 1390 would have shuttered Jackson Women's Health Organization (JWHO), the state's only comprehensive reproductive health center. . . .