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‘Law And Order’s Mariska Hargitay Teams Up With Amy Poehler And Other Celebrities To Fight Rape Culture

The actress is taking on rape culture in a series of PSAs -- but her show doesn't necessarily follow suit.The post ‘Law And Order’s Mariska Hargitay Teams Up With Amy Poehler And Other Celebrities To Fight Rape Culture appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Syrian Opposition Leader Highlights Plight Of Assad Regime’s Detainees

"We have 60,000 names that are documented, but we still have 200,000 detainees we don't know anything about," the opposition leader said.The post Syrian Opposition Leader Highlights Plight Of Assad Regime’s Detainees appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Sidestepping Equal Pay Attacks, Greg Abbott Tries To Accuse Wendy Davis Of Gender Discrimination

Abbott has chosen to fire back at Wendy Davis, his opponent in the gubernatorial race, by accusing her of "defending gender discrimination." The post Sidestepping Equal Pay Attacks, Greg Abbott Tries To Accuse Wendy Davis Of Gender Discrimination appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Today’s Bus Tour- Columbus

We just wanted to share some photos from today’s event in Columbus. Thank you to our members for coming out, and to our partners for putting on a great event!
You may also be interested in reading this: http://www.seiu.org/2014/03/24-hours-on-bus-tour-with-the-fast-for-families.php

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Vets Organizations Join Bipartisan House Group In Push To Extend Veterans’ Benefit

An education benefit for veterans ages 35-60 is set to expire on Monday. But vets groups and some members of Congress want an extension because the Veterans Affairs Department has more funds to spend on the program. The post Vets Organizations Join Bipartisan House Group In Push To Extend Veterans’ Benefit appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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‘Day Of Dialogue’: Focus On The Family’s Sugarcoated Attempt To Promote Ex-Gay Therapy In Schools

Focus on the Family's doesn't like talking much about what it wants students to talk about: ex-gay therapy.The post ‘Day Of Dialogue’: Focus On The Family’s Sugarcoated Attempt To Promote Ex-Gay Therapy In Schools appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Record Number Of Suicides At The Golden Gate Bridge Prompts Officials To Install A Safety Barrier

“The bridge is a sieve in the mental health world. Anyone can fall through during a momentary crisis.”The post Record Number Of Suicides At The Golden Gate Bridge Prompts Officials To Install A Safety Barrier appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Most Of The States Where People Struggle Most to Afford Health Care Aren’t Expanding Medicaid

The states that are most likely to be home to low-income residents who can't afford health care aren't doing anything to change that.The post Most Of The States Where People Struggle Most to Afford Health Care Aren’t Expanding Medicaid appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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E-Clips for 3/28/2014

House E-Clips
3/28/14

Officials defend Toledo abortion clinic pact
Officials say it’s reasonable for a University of Michigan hospital to be the emergency-transfer provider for the last abortion clinic left in Toledo — even though it’s more than 50 miles away.
GOP hopefuls betting on mega donor in Vegas
The Republican White House hopefuls gathering on the Las Vegas strip this weekend have not come to woo voters.
Ohio AG rejects petition for bottle-deposit issue
Ohio’s attorney general has rejected the petition of a proposal that aims to create a refundable deposit ...

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Congress Poised To Pass First Major New Mental Health Legislation Since Sandy Hook

The House of Representatives adopted the biggest piece of mental health legislation since Sandy Hook while no one was looking.The post Congress Poised To Pass First Major New Mental Health Legislation Since Sandy Hook appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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