Planned Parenthood: Texans Traveling To California For Appointments In Wake Of New Abortion LawAs the Department of Justice enters a legal battle against the State of Texas over its new abortion law, some California clinics said they are seeing a rise in patients coming here from Texas for procedures.
2020 Women's March Celebrates 100 Years Of Women's Suffrage MovementThis year marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. All over California and the country, this weekend, demonstrations are planned to highlight the issues that women still face today. Our Michelle Griego talked with Sophia Andary on Friday morning, the lead organizer for the San Francisco Women's March, to discuss the events happening in and around the Bay Area.
San Francisco Cutting Business Ties With 22 States Over Abortion RestrictionsCity officials in San Francisco announced Wednesday it's cutting business ties with nearly two dozen states over laws restricting abortion.
Warriors Star Steph Curry Delivers On 9-Year-Old Napa Girl's ChallengeLike one of his signature assists, Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry has delivered on a promise made to a 9-year-old Napa girl.
Stanford Prof Launches PAC To Target #MeToo PoliticiansHaving led the successful recall campaign of Judge Aaron Persky, a Stanford professor is now taking aim at politicians who "have failed to stand with women on the issue of sexual harassment and sexual violence."
Female Big-Wave Surfers Celebrate Prize Money Equity PlanFemale surfers in California won a big battle for equal pay in the sport last week.
Hundreds March In Hollywood To Protest Sexual HarassmentArmed with signs, catchy phrases and a motivation to take #MeToo beyond the internet and into real life, a few hundred women, men and children gathered on Hollywood Boulevard to protest sexual harassment.
Survey Finds 30 States Beat California On Gender EqualityCalifornia's blue skies continue to hide a rigid glass ceiling, according to a Walled Hub study ranking the gender equity in all 50 states.
Hot Docs! ‘Red Army’ Is A Beautiful, Brutal Peek Into Soviet-Era Hockey And ‘She's Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Resurrects Forgotten CourageKCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews two documentaries this week, including “Red Army,” which shows the cultural and social changes in Russia seen through the eyes of the Soviet Union’s national hockey team. Also reviewed is “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” about the courage of those who put the modern women's movement in the late 1960s and early ‘70s.
Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Responds To ACLU’s Mandatory Pregnancy Test Lawsuit The Alameda County Sheriff's Department is now responding to an American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU) lawsuit challenging its policy of mandatory pregnancy tests for all female detainees under the age of 60.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Opinion: The 'War On Women' Is Sexist FictionThe whole concept of warring on women is totally sexist. The truth is that women are speaking for themselves, doing a damn good job of expressing their views quite clearly and eloquently, and they don’t need the media speaking for them – especially the male-intense media of 2012.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
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