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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Amidst Mounting Tensions in Ukraine, a Call Rises: 'No to New Wars, No to NATO'
As European Union leaders met in Brussels on Saturday where they discussed possible new sanctions against Russia and what they described as Russian aggression, a group of peace adovcates headed to South Wales to say "no to new wars, no to NATO." According to a statement by the UK's Stop the War...
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Ban on Nuke Tests OK, But Where’s the Ban on Nuke Weapons?
As the United Nations commemorated the International Day Against Nuclear Tests this week, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon lamented the fact that in a world threatened by some 17,000 nuclear weapons, not a single one has been destroyed so far.
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Federal Judge Deals Last Minute Win for Texas Women
In a decision welcomed by women's health advocates, a federal judge on Friday struck down (pdf) new restrictive abortion regulations in Texas due to their "unconstitutional undue burden" on women. The case focused on part of HB2 that requires abortion clinics to meet the standards of ambulatory...
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