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Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2017 22:49)

Historical Figures Who Took a Stand

Those who make their voices heard are the ones that will help to change the future.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Susan B Anthony Throughout the course of history, there are those who stand out among the crowd for the stance they took for a certain group of people.

In their minds, they felt strongly that if their voices could make it to a platform, justice would prevail and equality would follow. Today you can find many of the original artifacts that helped to shape the country, the United States of America, including historical documents for sale.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-21-2017 16:30)

First Female Veteran Honored in Portland through the Dignity Memorial® Homeless Veteran Burial Program

The public is invited, and encouraged, to attend. A reception will follow.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Salem-News.com A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 in Willamette National Cemetery to honor the life of Air Force veteran, Casey Kathleen Finnegan, a.k.a. Anne Kathleen Finnegan.

This service will be unique with all lady veteran pallbearers at the conclusion of the graveside. Also, theater students from Clackamas High School, who are preparing to release a rendition of “A Piece of My Heart,” a true story of women who served in Vietnam, will be in attendance to pay tribute.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-16-2017 17:20)

In Support of Planned Parenthood

No federal money goes to abortion services.

(SAN FRANCISCO) - planned parenthood On February 11, 2017, demonstrations were held at least 225 Planned Parenthood clinics across the country in support of, and against, the organization.

Planned Parenthood operates 650 health centers across the U.S. providing women with "the information and care they need to live strong, healthy lives and fulfill their dreams -- no ceilings, no limits."

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Salem-News.com (Feb-07-2017 10:39)

Pop-up Photo Exhibition Shines Spotlight on Oregon Women Veterans

The debut of "I Am Not Invisible" will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Portland Art Museum

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - "I Am Not Invisible," a remarkable presentation featuring 20 portraits of Oregon women military veterans, will be unveiled later this month at a special, one-night community exhibition at the Portland Art Museum.

The project shines a spotlight on women veterans, whose contributions, experiences and needs are too often ignored or overlooked socially, politically and legally.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-20-2017 21:34)

The Women`s March on Washington: Oregon Style

The women's marches are a global demonstration of solidarity. Here is the information for OREGON.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Women’s March on Washington Tomorrow, January 21, people will come together in Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington. At the same time, there will be Women's Marches happening in cities across the country, including many in Oregon.

These marches are organized by many moving parts creating a grassroots movement, and are inclusive and open to everyone.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-05-2017 12:49)

Speaker Ryan Threatens to Defund Planned Parenthood Health Services and Leave Millions Without Care

A petition asking Congress to stand with Planned Parenthood received 63,000 signatures in less than 2 days.

(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Susan B. Anthony Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced plans to defund Planned Parenthood, cutting off health care for millions of low-income women, men and young people who access quality preventive and basic care like cancer screenings and birth control at hundreds of health centers across the country.

This attack was launched the day after Vice President-elect Mike Pence held a closed-door meeting with Speaker Ryan and the Republican leadership.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-08-2016 07:36)

Int`l Women`s Day Proves Strength and Tenacity Year after Year

Women’s day is about actions against injustice, in deeds, not simply words.

(OCCUPIED PALESTINE) - intl womens day 2016 On this International Women's Day, I am in Amman attending the Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance Conference where most presentations are by brilliant women (thank you Rita Giacaman for excellent coordination/organizing).

In this conference, public health issues are discussed in the regional context and in the context of Israeli colonial occupation. I was inspired mostly by people here: good dedicated experts who present the data regardless of how they get attacked by the powerful elite who profit from war, conflict and inequality.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-23-2015 15:46)

Swiftboating Planned Parenthood

"We are outraged by those who debase these women, this work, and Planned Parenthood by distorting the facts for political ends."

(SAN FRANCISCO) - planned parenthood In July 2015, David Donaldson, an anti-abortion activist, released videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood officials discussing the illegal sale of fetal tissue.

The videos totally misrepresent what Planned Parenthood does. In fact, the organization follows federal law, allowing women to donate fetal tissue for research, and charging small amounts to cover costs.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-02-2015 13:47)

Men Are Getting the Sparkle They Deserve

Fashion dictates that it's okay for men to let go and show their inner bling!

(SALEM, Ore.) - John Brevard ring For a long time, fashion and accessorizing has primarily been a woman’s world. Bracelets, necklaces, pins, brooches, hats, etc. They were all designed with feminine style in mind, while men’s accessories were mostly utilitarian in nature and meant to be as subtle as possible.

Those days are over, friends. These days, men are sporting as much bling (are we still calling it bling?) as their female friends and partners.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-30-2015 09:25)

5 Steps Women Should Consider Making to Take Control of their Financial Future

Some tips on gaining your financial "peace of mind"

(WESLEY CHAPEL, Florida) - financial freedom When it comes to women and money, there is some good news, says Lance Drucker, ChFC, CLU, a veteran financial professional.

On average, women are more independent and financially literate than ever before, he says. On the other hand, women are no more likely to make sound financial decisions today than two years ago – or even when the study began 10 years ago.

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