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Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009

Plus Jerk of the Week & Issue of the Week

Based on the idea that every woman, man and child deserves respect, the staff and many volunteers of the Sojourner Truth House provide shelter, safety, support and education in an effort to break the cycle of domestic violence. In recognition of nearly 30 years...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

It’s highly ironic that Advocates for Student Achievement (ASA) is trying to position itself as a “good government group,” since its internal e-mails show that members have been engaging in highly questionable campaign tactics for months. ASA formed in 2007, yet it hadn’t filed any campaign finance reports with...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

Plus Jerks and Letters of the Week

North Shore residents elected Democrat Sandra Pasch in November because they felt her long career in health care and sensitivity to providers and patients would result in sensible legislation. Pasch has just delivered on that promise by introducing a bill in the state Assembly that protects women who breast-feed. If approved...
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Plus Winners and Jerks of the Week

Almost 90% of women use or have used birth control, yet the Bush administration wants to make it more difficult for these women to access it. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to change the definition of abortion so that it could include the pill, emergency contraceptives and IUDs.