Alleged rape victim in Libya speaks to Anderson Cooper

http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/.element/apps/cvp/3.0/swf/cnn_416x234_embed.swf?context=embed&videoId=world/2011/04/05/ac.woman.talks.pt2.cnn This is part two of the interview with Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who said she was raped by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi’s regime. In the interview, Cooper questions the woman about some of the allegations those loyal to the regime have made towards her: that she was drunk when she initially told reporters […]

Georgia could eliminate all funding to fight domestic violence

If there weren’t enough reasons for me to loathe the policies of our governor Nathan Deal, here’s one more. In his proposed budget, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is planning to cut all state funding for domestic violence shelters. Officials with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have raised questions about the proposal from […]

>Indiana GOP Rep: Women will claim rape or incest to get abortions

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>Women will make up claims of rape and incest just to get abortions. That’s according to Indiana State Representative Eric Turner, a Republican who introduced a bill that would make abortions after 20 weeks illegal. His bill would also prevent insurance companies from covering abortions under the new federal health care law. The Indiana House […]

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