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The Voter's Self Defense System

The Voter's Self Defense System | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Project Vote Smart provides free, unbiased, in-depth information about current officials, candidates, issues, legislation, and voting. Non-partisan and nonprofit since 1988.
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Still have questions about candidates? Here is a non partisan source on formation.

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10 Empowering Quotes from Latina Women You Need to Know

10 Empowering Quotes from Latina Women You Need to Know | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Prepare to be uplifted.
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Yes, Women Can!

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Call to Active Citizens: VOTE

Call to Active Citizens: VOTE | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

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#RememberInNovember

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Your vote matters

Your vote matters | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
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@coffeepartyusa #RememberInNovember

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On this day in 1915 women marched for the right to vote

On this day in 1915 women marched for the right to vote | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
On this day in 1915, twenty-five thousand women marched up New York City's Fifth Avenue protesting for the right to vote.

Five more years would pass before the 19th Amendment was ratified by Congress.
 
 
Thanks to Lorraine Lea and Independent Voter.
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We must vote for ourselves and for those whose right to vote is still being challenged.

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Polls: Voters Connect Abortion Access and Economic Opportunities

Polls: Voters Connect Abortion Access and Economic Opportunities | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
In one poll of New York and Pennsylvania voters, three-quarters of respondents said that a woman’s ability to control whether to have children is linked to equality and financial stability.
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#RememberInNovember

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#RememberInNovember

#RememberInNovember | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
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Texas Women Forced to Reassess After New Ruling on Abortions

Texas Women Forced to Reassess After New Ruling on Abortions | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Thirteen clinics across Texas were forced to stop performing abortions because they did not meet the standards of a hospital-style surgery center, as now mandated by law.
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To paraphrase Chuck Todd on Meet the Press on Sunday: Why do thosewho think government regulation is a bad thing think it is a good thing if it is regulating a clinic that does abortions?

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The Obvious Relationship Between Climate and Family Planning - and Why We Don't Talk About It

The Obvious Relationship Between Climate and Family Planning - and Why We Don't Talk About It | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Policy makers need to recognize that family-planning policies affect a host of other issues.
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Our carbon problem = persons x services x the energy intensity of services x the carbon intensity of energy. The number of people is growing....

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State Official Decides To Change Harsh Clinic Regulations

State Official Decides To Change Harsh Clinic Regulations | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Virginia Health Commissioner Dr. Marissa Levine announced her decision on Wednesday that the state's tough restrictions on abortion clinics should be amended, in the latest development in an ongoing battle over abortion access.
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Let's all be guided more by medical science and less by personal preferences, please and thanks. 

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BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Halts Major Part Of North Carolina’s Voter Suppression Law

BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Halts Major Part Of North Carolina’s Voter Suppression Law | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
"[E]ven one disenfranchised voter" who is denied the right to vote on account of race "is too many."
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This is a good start. 

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Top Republicans Back Obama's Plan To Fight Islamic State

Top Republicans Back Obama's Plan To Fight Islamic State | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
By Patricia Zengerle and Amanda Becker
WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - The Republican leader of the U.S.
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What’s at Stake: Ballot Measures in Your State

What’s at Stake: Ballot Measures in Your State | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
There's a lot at stake for women in North Dakota, Tennessee, Colorado, Oregon: http://t.co/dGRiDyYhr0 #VoteNo67 #VoteNo1TN #NDAM1 #Yeson89
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Even if you do not vote for any candidates, your vote on ballot measures matters A LOT.

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Russell Brand is wrong: Voting really can change America for the better

Russell Brand is wrong: Voting really can change America for the better | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
The British comedian and aspiring anarchist famously refuses to vote. Here's why he's missing the point
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Let All Citizens Vote!

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Tweet from @feministcampus

Tweet from @feministcampus | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
University of Tennessee-Knoxville feasting with feminist and planning for Election Day! #voteno1tn we ready! #gohv pic.twitter.com/SZsBxZotcC
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Active Citizens ROCK!

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Election Protection · You Have the Right to Vote

Election Protection · You Have the Right to Vote | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Working 365 days to advance and defend your right to vote
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The nonpartisan Election Protection coalition was formed to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process.


Through our state of the art hotlines: 1-866-OUR-VOTE (administered by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law) and 1-888-Ve-Y-Vota (administered by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund), this website, and comprehensive voter protection field programs across the country, we provide Americans from coast to coast with comprehensive voter information and advice on how they can make sure their vote is counted.

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Remember in November

Remember in November | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

#RememberInNovember

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Women can make the difference. VOTE. Even if you just vote on one thing. VOTE.

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Pre-Election To-Do List for Women Voters

Pre-Election To-Do List for Women Voters | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Ladies, are you ready to vote? Your role in an election is about much more than marking a ballot. You need to know your voting rights and learn about the midterm election before you vote. Read more »
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Marriage Equality in Arizona

Marriage Equality in Arizona | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
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Congratulations!


Image shared with us by Donna Kuykendall Stebbins.

 
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Situation In Texas Is 'Urgent' After 13 Abortion Clinics Close Overnight

Situation In Texas Is 'Urgent' After 13 Abortion Clinics Close Overnight | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Thirteen abortion clinics shut down in Texas overnight after a federal appeals court decided to allow a strict new anti-abortion law to go into effect. The closures left only seven providers in Texas, and all are concentrated in urban areas.
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Smarty pants gaming of the system, TX legislature. Shame on you.

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When Bosses Discriminate Against Pregnant Women

When Bosses Discriminate Against Pregnant Women | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
In 2006, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received nearly 5,000 complaints from new moms—a 30 percent increase from the previous decade.
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Watch for this question in the upcoming Supreme Court session.

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EMILY's List — Republicans try talking to women voters again. And...

EMILY's List — Republicans try talking to women voters again. And... | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Republicans try talking to women voters again. And fail ever so epically.
(It’s a whole terrible series! here here here here here here)
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OMDog!

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EMILY's List — States With More Abortion Laws Have Less Support...

EMILY's List — States With More Abortion Laws Have Less Support... | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
States With More Abortion Laws Have Less Support For Women And Children’s Health: Report
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This makes no sense unless the restriction on abortion is not motivated by a love of children. 

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