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Maternal and Infant Mortality Should Shock Our Conscience

Kate Michelman | Posted 06.18.2016 | Women
Kate Michelman

This year, Americans spent a record amount -- more than $20 billion -- on gifts in celebration of Mother's Day. Ironically, this also was a record year for maternal mortality.

Amanda Terkel

FBI Takes Major Step Toward Redefining Rape | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An FBI advisory board overwhelmingly voted to update the narrow, archaic way the agency defines rape on Tuesday, a move that women's rig...

Amanda Terkel

FBI Looks To Update Its Definition Of Rape | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The FBI took a step away from the archaic way it defines rape on Tuesday, when an agency panel voted to update the federal definition fo...