Activists had placed them there as a stark visual reminder of each day of the month that a woman could be compelled to marry her rapist under Article of the Lebanese penal code. In the protest movements that exploded across the region, women marched alongside men, demanding greater personal freedoms and claiming their rights as citizens. Chief among these was a demand for greater sexual rights and an end to the discriminatory laws that curtailed them. The democratic reforms that have taken hold in some parts of the region, along with the rise of social media, have opened up greater space for women to express their views and build movements for change that challenge laws regulating sexuality and the patriarchal systems of power that they buttress.
The military, which traditionally works closely with the presidential inaugural committee, shot down the request, the source said. Their reason was twofold. Some were concerned about the optics of having tanks and missile launchers rolling down Pennsylvania Avenue.
But they also worried that the tanks, which often weigh overpounds, would destroy the roads. You have a computer; use it.
Log in to Reply AKlein January 23, at 8: Perhaps we should view his election as a form of catharsis. Sometimes catharsis requires actions that are not very fashionable or nuanced. But is sure works. Holefield January 23, at 8: I hear that works just as well.
Log in to Reply Greg Knepp January 23, at 9: This, I believe, is what attracted me from the beginning. But Donald Trump introduced to something long forgotten but very American — freedom!
Log in to Reply sooty January 23, at That would be great if he were talking about the reality of restricted resources, etc. But his freedom of expression is so markedly used to prop up his ego.
Log in to Reply K-Dog January 23, at He has to advance a highly conservative platform to appease his base and satisfy the conservative deep pockets who contributed to his campaign. There is also a collective sigh of relief south of the border in Mexico where members of the marijuana distribution industry are now assured they will continue to be able to practice their trade no longer being threatened by a looming specter of legalization.
Sheldon hates the evil weed and is convinced it speaks Spanish; end of story. On a positive note the world and the country is overpopulated and America will soon be discovering the resources needed to feed the current population are strained to the limit.
That plot’s pretty workable, but Jamal feels like a chosen one. He gets made into a superhero because he was born with the right physique. It might be more dramatic if Jamal gets selected for the experimentation because he wins some sort of competitive process. Reminder: Date Change for November General Membership Meeting. This is a reminder to all Teamsters Local # Members that the General Membership Meeting for November has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 13, at 7pm. James Howard Kunstler is the author of many books including (non-fiction) The Geography of Nowhere, The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency, and Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology and the Fate of the Nation.
I am happy to see that identity politics are under attack. I am tired of pro-immigration people wanting to give citizenship to strangers in as large a number as possible as if resources came from the bottom of a horn of plenty. Identity politics is a way of not taking care of our own and driving wedges between people who actually already get along.PENNSYLVANIA OBITUARIES OF ALFORDS.
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Wow Reannon, this is the most bitter but bloody honest read I have seen for months since I came to Japan in early June. I feel for your lonely experience as a . The history of our country is the story of the ongoing struggle to achieve the original promise of equal rights and equal justice for all.
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William S. Lind. One reason parts of Iraq have quieted down, at least for a while, has received widespread attention: the Sunni split from al-Qaeda.
History and major events of the women's rights movement, including women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, History of the American Women's Rights Movement A set of 12 resolutions is adopted calling for equal treatment of women and men under the law and voting rights for women.