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The Invisible War -- Documentary Spotlighting Rape in the Military Aims to Create National Awareness

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.04.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

The Invisible War interweaves devastating statistics with the personal stories of a group of women and one man. Their lives have been forever altered by "soul-shattering" violations from those they had believed to be a trusted family -- the military.

Historic Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act Introduced in Congress for Mountaintop Removal Moratorium

Jeff Biggers | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Recognizing the mounting humanitarian crisis from mountaintop removal mining in the Appalachian coalfields, Rep. Dennis Kucinich and Rep. Louise Slaughter joined others from across the nation today and introduced The Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act.

For the Family Research Council, Government Shutdown Is All About Abortion

Alvin McEwen | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

The idea that the government shutdown isn't about deficits or controlling spending levels, but about placing restraints on reproductive care and controlling what a woman can do with her body leaves me kind of uncomfortable.

Equality Is Choice

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Louise Slaughter

The Republican Party would like you to think the debate over anti-choice legislation is about valuing life. Rest assured it is not; we all value life. It's about the belief that the rights of an individual should be valued above all else.

Don't Return to Discriminatory Health Care Against Women

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Louise Slaughter

Women have the most to gain from the Affordable Care Act, which the Republican majority in the House will vote to repeal Wednesday. Prior to passage of the law, women faced severe discrimination from health insurance companies.

Dems Are Sharing The Wealth -- With Each Other

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With Democrats in grave danger of coughing up House seats this November, New York's elected Dems are shelling out cash to help their endangered brethr...

Bricks Shatter Windows At Rep. Louise Slaughter's Office, Democratic Party Offices

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Authorities are trying to find out who threw bricks through windows and doors at two Democratic Party offices in western New Y...