Archive | May, 2014

Missouri Protesters Stage 72-Hour “Women’s Filibuster”

Challenging Bill that Extends Wait Periods for Abortions to 3 Days  The 72-hour waiting period is just one of many anti-choice measures Missouri women are facing. Most of the restrictions this session were introduced with the intention of closing down the one remaining abortion clinic in the state ( there were five providers in 2011), and […]

Federal Regulators Issue Proposed Rules that Would Kill Open and Equal Internet Access

The fight over maintaining a neutral net is not new, but has escalated in recent weeks. FCC Chairman Wheeler began to leak his proposal to selective media, promoting the wave of protests. Meanwhile, Internet service providers companies like AT&T and Verizon filed legal papers opposing any new FCC rules ensuring equal treatment. Public-interest groups quickly […]