Peligro en el voto

Peligro en el voto

por L. Indra Lusero y Lynn M. Paltrow

Imaginemos una ley que establece que con el embarazo la mujer pierde el derecho a la integridad del cuerpo, la vida y la libertad. ¿Parece descabellado? Lamentablemente, la respuesta es “no, de ninguna manera”. De hecho, en Colorado existe un proyecto de ley con tal fin llamado “Enmienda sobre la vida humana” para la Constitución del Estado.

Caught in the Net: The Impact of Drug Policies on Women and Families

"Federal and state drug laws and policies over the past twenty years have had specific devastating, and disparate effects on women, and particularly women of color and low income women." Caught in the Net is a collaboration between the American Civil Liberties Union, Break the Chain: Communities of Color and the War on Drugs, and the Brennan Center at NYU School of Law.

Why Caring Communities Must Oppose C.R.A.C.K.

Project Prevention: How C.R.A.C.K.
Promotes Dangerous Propaganda And
Undermines The Health And Well Being Of
Children And Families

Many people have lauded C.R.A.C.K. (Children Requiring a Caring
Kommunity), also known as Project Prevention,1 as a sensible and
socially responsible program.

NAPW response letter to the proposed regulations

Thomas A. Scully
Administrator
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services,
Department of Health and Human Services
Attention: CMS-2127-P
P.O. Box 8016,
Baltimore, MD 21244-8016

RE: File Code CMS-2127-P
State Children's Health Insurance Program; Eligibility for Prenatal Care for Unborn Children

April 29, 2002

Dear Mr. Scully:

The National Advocates for Pregnant Women opposes the proposed amendment to regulations under the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), published at 67 Federal Register 9936 (March 5, 2002) (the "Proposed Regulation") to revise the definition of 'child' under the State Children's Health Insurance Program "so that a State may elect to make individuals in the period between conception and birth eligible for coverage.

Letter from Professor Anne Drapkin Lyerly

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Department of Health and Human Services
Attention: CMS-2127-P
P.O. Box 8016
Baltimore, MD 21244-8016

3 May 2002

To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing with regard to the proposal currently being considered that would expand the State Child Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) to include "unborn children" from conception through birth.

9 to 5, National Association of Working Women

9 to 5, National Association of Working Women offers fact sheets on the FMLA, maternity leave, pregnancy discrimination, and related issues at www.9to5.org/pubs/downloads.php. 9 to 5 also operates a Job Survival Hotline for women who would like help with their work-related challenges.