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Weekly Feminist News Digest - 1/3/2012 - 1/6/2012

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Top Feminist News - 1/3/2012 - 1/6/2012

Jan 6 2012

FBI Director Approves of New Rape Definition

Today the White House announced that FBI Director Robert Mueller has approved the change recommended by several committees of the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Service...

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13401

Jan 5 2012

President Obama Announces Four Recess Appointments

Yesterday President Obama announced that he will make recess appointments to fill four vacant administration positions...

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13399

Jan 4 2012

Romney Narrowly Wins in Iowa Caucus

Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, defeated former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum by eight votes in the Iowa caucus, which had low voter turnout...

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13397

Jan 3 2012

FBI Investigates FL Abortion Clinic Fire

On Sunday, January 1st, the American Family Planning clinic in Pensacola, Florida burnt nearly to the ground...

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13393

Other Feminist News This Week

Jan 6 2012

Man Arrested for Allegedly Setting Fire to Abortion Clinic

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13403

Jan 5 2012

WA Governor Voices Support for Gay Marriage

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13400

Jan 4 2012

Indian Parliament Defeats Women's Reservation Bill

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13398

Jan 3 2012

VA Governor Approves Strict Regulations on Abortion Providers

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13394

Jan 3 2012

Civil Unions Permitted in DE and HI

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13395

Jan 3 2012

Virginity Tests Banned in Egypt

http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=13396