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Salem-News.com (Jul-01-2022 14:49)

Choice Without Shackles

Beyond the confiscation of women’s rights, I feel something else missing: a valuing — an understanding — of life itself.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - prison 11 states still allow the barbaric practice known as “shackling” within the system: handcuffing and chaining incarcerated pregnant women, including when they are, God help us, in labor.

The cruel absurdity of this practice is almost beyond comprehension.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-07-2022 17:06)

The Climate Front: People Who Live There, Part 2

Alaska's many cultures developed their own way of doing things over tens of thousands of years.

(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) - Alaska infant My conversation with Patrick Anderson (Tlingit) is about how trauma, both intergenerational and acquired, is compounded by difficulties, logistical, economic, and elemental, along the front lines of climate change in America.

In one Alaska village, Kivalina, survival itself can be overwhelming.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-01-2022 18:21)

Why Would I Talk to Them?

Research shows we can talk across our political divides.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - love sign We all avoid talking to the other side for similar reasons: the other person won’t listen, will get too emotional, and there would be no point. Essentially, we’re united in how uncomfortable these exchanges make us feel.

If we do engage, we often do aggressively. However, positive encounters relax us.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-01-2022 12:06)

The Climate Front: People Who Live There

Explore the climate impacts to front-line communities in Alaska and the Lower 48.

(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) - Robert Lundahl The story of humans and Climate Change, that is, for the most part, not on CNN, became tangible over the course of a year.

It began by dropping in on National Geographic Senior Producer Scott Ressler’s film, “The Last Ice,” for a “behind the scenes” interview about his five years in Greenland and Nunavut, Canada, around the Arctic Circle, where Inuit people hunt on the sea ice.

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Salem-News.com (May-31-2022 11:14)

After School Shootings, Senate Republicans Block Domestic Terrorism Bill

Brief comment on the Uvalde, Texas, mass shooting

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA.) - Uvalde, Texas Over Memorial Day weekend, just days after the killings, former president Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R.TX), South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, Texas Gov. Greg Abbot (prerecorded) and other Republicans spoke at the at the NRA’s annual meeting in Houston, about 270 miles from Uvalde.

Each rejected any suggestion that gun control measures were needed to stop mass shootings.

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Salem-News.com (May-27-2022 13:20)

Oregon to Provide 12 Months of Continuous Postpartum Medical Coverage

Federal decision ‘critical to ensuring health and well-being of mothers and their babies’

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - newborn baby Oregon’s request to expand Medicaid and Oregon Health Plan (OHP), to one year postpartum has been approved.

The change will allow individuals to maintain access to medically necessary physical, oral and behavioral health services for 12 months after childbirth.

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Salem-News.com (May-25-2022 21:27)

How To Make Working Out A Daily Habit

Begin with achievable objectives and realistic expectations.

(SALEM, Ore.) - working out The main reason it is difficult to maintain a regular exercise routine is that we dislike working out. Many of us are terrible at breaking old, comfortable behavior patterns and replacing them with new ones.

Building a habit of working out daily is all about breaking that pattern.

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Salem-News.com (May-10-2022 14:30)

Oregon Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Denounce Attack on Reproductive Rights

The incoming ruling would undermine healthcare efficacy and the rights of women and people experiencing pregnancy.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - womens march Almost 6,000 healthcare professionals in Oregon and Southwest Washington, are voicing their opposition to the SCOTUS ruling that was recently leaked to the press.

“Fundamentally this decision represents a grievous threat to the right to privacy and to bodily autonomy. It should be concerning not only to women and to people who become pregnant, but to anyone who values the freedom of self-determination.”

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Salem-News.com (May-05-2022 12:49)

U.S. Supreme Court Poised to Reverse Roe v. Wade

Thirteen states have trigger laws that would automatically ban abortions.

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA.) - Roe v. Wade A leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion in the Mississippi case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, indicates that the Court is poised to reverse the 1973 landmark decision of Roe v. Wade.

Dobbs would not ban abortions. Rather, individual states would decide whether and when abortions would be legal.

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Salem-News.com (May-03-2022 18:25)

80% of the American Public Want Abortion to Stay Legal

Oregon Reproductive Health Justice and Rights groups respond to leaked SCOTUS draft decision overturning abortion rights

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - abortion rights “Oregonians should know today that abortion is still legal. It remains a constitutional right throughout the United States and we are protected here in Oregon by state law.

"Regardless of this leaked decision, or the final ruling, abortion will remain legal and accessible in our state,” said An Do, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon.

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