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  • Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights [Letter]

    Supreme Court decisions won't limit women's rights [Letter]
    Jenny Black, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Maryland, has condemned the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and another case striking down a Massachusetts law barring protesters from coming within 30 feet of an abortion clinic ("In 2014,...
  • At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision

    At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision
    I went to the Hobby Lobby in Davie the other day to get reaction to last week's big Supreme Court ruling involving the family-owned crafts chain. Like our high court justices, shoppers were sharply divided over whether a corporation could exclude benefits...
  • Democracy: No longer for sale?

    Ah, 1961. The year -- certain aspects of it, anyway -- are almost impossible to remember. "Whites only" bathrooms, for instance. U.S. Rep. John Lewis, legendary civil rights leader and crosser of lines, recently tweeted an ancient mugshot memorializing...
  • Stop griping and get a grip [Commentary]

    Stop griping and get a grip [Commentary]
    I came of age in 1980, just as the women's movement hit its full stride, and those were the days. At my first real job I had sign that read: "Women have to do twice as much to be thought of half as good as men; luckily, this is not difficult." Unlike...
  • Paul Greenberg: A word for the Kurds

    ... It's an old saying: Be careful what you wish for; you just might get it. In spades. The latest illustration of that adage is provided by our own vice president, for Joe Biden is finally getting his wish. He made it back in 2006, another time when...
  • An effort to shame, cloaked in the guise of women's empowerment [Letter]

    An effort to shame, cloaked in the guise of women's empowerment [Letter]
    Regarding the recent rant by small business woman and political activist Michelle Jefferson ("Stop griping and get a grip, ladies," July 11), it seems that she missed the most basic and fundamental message of the women's movement in the last century: don'...
  • Church of England says 'yes' to female bishops

    LONDON — The Church of England voted on Monday to allow women to become bishops, a historic decision which overturns centuries of tradition in a Church that has been deeply divided over the issue. Two years ago, a similar proposal failed narrowly...
  • When it comes to politics, there's no need to outlaw lying

    When it comes to politics, there's no need to outlaw lying
    In more than a dozen states it can be a criminal offense to make a false statement about a candidate for public office. But such laws are unnecessary, and open to abuse. On Monday, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision that could be the first...
  • Obama gets standing ovations at UC Irvine commencement

    Obama gets standing ovations at UC Irvine commencement
    President Obama on Saturday challenged the 2014 graduating class of UC Irvine to build on the legacy of the Orange County campus, which was among the first to show that man-made chemicals were harming the atmosphere. Speaking to more than 30,000 in...
  • Will Lego's 'female scientists' inspire girls to enter STEM fields?

    Will Lego's 'female scientists' inspire girls to enter STEM fields?
    Lego, the Danish manufacturer of colorful plastic bricks, has finally caved, er, responded to years of feminist carping over supposed gender stereotyping in its “minifigures” and now has a boxed set of “female scientists” that&...
  • Off Broadway Review: 'When We Were Young and Unafraid' Starring Cherry Jones

    Cherry Jones heads up a first-rate cast in "When We Were Young and Unafraid," a provocative if loosely constructed play by Sarah Treem that looks back with pride (and a hint of horror) to gender politics in 1972. The mismatched residents of a women's...