Women’s rights groups are making bold efforts to change loopholes that allow accused and convicted rapists to evade punishment by marrying their victims.
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By WINNIE HU - Wednesday Jul 19, 2017
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Wednesday Sep 13, 2017
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- Lawsuit challenges law that only doctors perform abortions
By PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press - Wednesday Sep 20, 2017
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday that challenges a Maine restriction common across most of the U.S. that abortions be performed solely by physicians.The two groups were joined by four nurses and abortion provider Maine Family Planning in challenging the law that prevents advanced practice registered nurses, such as nurse practitioners and nurse midwives, from performing the procedure.Julie Jenkins, a Belfast nurse practitioner and a plaintiff, said the state's rule is "medically unjustified" and especially punitive in Maine's rural areas, where access to doctors who provide abortions can be scarce.
- Oakland bans sale of flavored tobacco
Wednesday Jul 19, 2017
The East Bay Times reports (http://bayareane.ws/2tqzibi ) that the city council voted unanimously around midnight Wednesday to prohibit the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored blunt wraps. Tobacco manufacturers, vaping groups and a grocer association are aiming to reverse that law. The American Heart Association says Big Tobacco uses flavored tobacco products to bait young people into addiction.