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Oklahoma Court Strikes Down State Abortion Law

Posted by Bethany Sousa, Senior Counsel | Posted on: August 19, 2009 at 09:15 pm

by Bethany Sousa, Senior Counsel,
National Women's Law Center

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Weekly Round-up

Posted by NWLC, Intern | Posted on: August 17, 2009 at 09:02 pm

by Catherine Kruse, Outreach Intern, 
National Womens Law Center 

A New York Times article discussed women in military combat, and the changes that have affected women in the military since 2001. 

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Economic Data on Women Show More Than Meets the Eye

Posted by Valerie Norton, Public Policy Fellow | Posted on: August 17, 2009 at 05:22 pm

by Valerie Norton, Public Policy Fellow, 
National Women's Law Center 

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Improving Maternal Health by Including Nurse-Midwives: Kudos to New Jersey

Posted by Grace Lesser, Program Assistant | Posted on: August 14, 2009 at 08:00 pm

by Grace Lesser, Program Assistant, National Women's Law Center

This week, one governor’s signature signified a big step for maternal health. During a visit to the Newark Community Health Center, Governor Jon Corzine of New Jersey signed a maternity health bill that would allow nurse-midwives the authority to make medical decisions around the disability benefits of their patients. 

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Paula Abdul and Pay Equity – an Expert Opinion

Posted by Robin Reed, Director of Online Communications | Posted on: August 13, 2009 at 07:37 pm

by Robin Reed, Online Outreach Manager, 
National Women's Law Center

You might’ve heard, if you’ve been following your entertainment news, that Paula Abdul is leaving “American Idol” due at least partly to a dispute over her pay. Abdul was said to earn millions less than her male co-stars Simon Cowell and Ryan Seacrest.

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