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States seek explicit patient consent for pelvic exams
"It's pretty empowering to know this is something you can detect with a gloved hand instead of needing an MRI [!] or some more expensive procedure," [Dr. Savanah] Harshbarger said.
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Utah's governor signed a pelvic exam consent bill into law earlier this year. A bill in New York passed the state Senate this week and is headed to the governor, and the Maryland Legislature unanimously sent legislation to Gov. Larry Hogan, who is expected to sign it. Maryland state Delegate Heather Bagnall said the state's teaching hospitals have informed consent as a best practice, but she felt it needed to be made explicit in state law to protect women undergoing surgery and as an assurance for medical students.
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If an informed consent requirement becomes law, [NY Democratic state Sen. Roxanne] Persaud said, "It'll be a victory for women."
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About Our Bodies Ourselves
I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant

UT
25 chamber slaves of the patriarchy
16 (D), 9 (R)
NY
70 chamber slaves of the patriarchy
50 (D), 10 (R)
MD
72 chamber slaves of the patriarchy
63 (D), 9 (R)

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun May 12th, 2019 at 08:06:06 PM EST
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"our" culture
A growing number of states call porn a public health crisis
the legislation could pave the way for future steps, like keeping publicly funded internet at places like schools and libraries from being used to access porn, said Haley Halverson with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, which is working on new model legislation for states taking those next steps.
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Another new state law lets parents sue pornography makers if their kids need treatment for problems related to porn use, though it wasn't immediately clear whether anyone has made a legal challenge through it.
ncsl | STATE LEGISLATURES MAGAZINE | December 2016
"Critics say scientists have questioned the resolution's assertion that 'pornography is potentially biologically addictive.'"
ncsl | Federal Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), table
"At least 27 states have Internet filtering laws that apply to publicly funded schools or libraries."

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Lec 14 "Paul as missionary" - Lec 20 "The Anti-household Paul"

...avoid gentile behaviors, and he will kind of list sometimes things he calls gentile behaviors. One of the most important of those gentile behaviors is was sexual immorality, or in the Greek, simply the word porneia, where we get the word "pornography". This is very difficult to translate into English because it could be used in Greek simply for sexual intercourse.


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon May 13th, 2019 at 03:07:13 PM EST
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Mann Act revival, illustrated
Admitted `Slave Master' Takes Stand Against NXIVM Cult Leader
tears, sippy cups, "neatly combed brown hair to her chin"
Florida's Sex ["]Wars["]: the Battle to Decriminalize Sex Work
"Two presidential candidates -- Sen. Kamala[?!] Harris (D-CA) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) -- have advocated for the decriminalize sex work."

archived NXIUM, Mann Act, SESTA/FOSTA
generous plea deals
hOLyMArYmuTTRgoTt!
"we'd rather them be victims"


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri May 17th, 2019 at 10:26:16 PM EST
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Harvard professor out as dean amid backlash for representing Harvey Weinstein
"Harvard has faculty deans to lead and reside at each of its 12 buildings that house undergraduate students. It's considered a powerful and prestigious position. Sullivan and Robinson were the first African Americans to serve as faculty deans at Harvard."

archived Weinstein
civil and criminal

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri May 17th, 2019 at 10:36:50 PM EST
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$44 million settlement reportedly close in Weinstein sexual misconduct harassment and assault lawsuits
"We now have an economic agreement in principal that is supported by the plaintiffs, the AG's office, the defendants and all of the insurers that, if approved, would provide significant compensation to victims, creditors and the estate, and allow the parties to avoid years of costly, time consuming and uncertain litigation on all sides," Adam Harris, a lawyer for studio co-founder Bob Weinstein, told a bankruptcy court judge in Wilmington, Delaware, on Thursday.
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More than 15 lawsuits have been filed accusing Harvey Weinstein or the company of misconduct raketeering. The settlement would cover many of them, including a class action [!] by alleged victims and a suit by the New York attorney general.

The class-action [!] complaint accuses the company of operating like an organized crime group to conceal widespread sexual harassment and assaults.

archived bank run
criminal
civil
NY
Maria Contreras-Sweet does a paul-singer
CA

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri May 24th, 2019 at 09:59:54 AM EST
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by Cat on Sat May 25th, 2019 at 09:40:30 PM EST
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