Author: Rob Goodspeed

Forty Years of Legal Contraceptives in the U.S.

Tomorrow – June 7 – is the 40th anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut, the landmark Supreme Court case which legalized the use of contraceptives by married couples. Planned Parenthood has issued this statement commemorating the anniversary, noting that “… 40 years later, women still face unnecessary and often politically-motivated barriers to contraception …? The Supreme […]

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Activists Resist New Highway in Indiana

For 15 years, farmer-led resistance has delayed the construction of Interstate 69, the NAFTA superhighway. Now, with the looming passage of the Free Trade Area of the Americas, the politicians and bureaucrats in Washington D.C. and the Indiana Department of Transportation are preparing to finally restart construction. We are calling for a summer of community […]

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Live 8 Links

Live 8 Concert – July 2 http://www.live8live.com/ The Commission for Africa http://www.commissionforafrica.org African Union http://www.africa-union.org/ The One Campaign http://www.one.org Make Poverty History http://www.makepovertyhistory.org/ UN Walk the World – June 12 http://www.fighthunger.org —–

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Granholm Poll

The Detroit News has a poll on their website about who Michiganders will be supporting for governor in 2006 – Democratic incumbent Jennifer Granholm or Republican Dick DeVos. They also run comments from readers after the poll. —–

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