Re: Feminist Majority Foundation Update

Candace A Isherwood (
Sat, 7 Dec 1996 12:56:11 -0500 (EST)

I had recently read an article in the Buffalo News that Prop. has been
blocked by a judge in the circuit court. Do you have any information on

Candace A. Isherwood

On Thu, 5 Dec 1996, Feminist Majority Foundation wrote:

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> Proposition 209 passed last month in California. This measure amends
> the state constitution to outlaw affirmative action programs for women
> and people of color in public education, employment and contracting. It
> will also gut sex discrimination law in the state. Send a message
> directly to the President and to the Attorney General urging action to
> block enforcement of this dangerous measure. If you do not have Web
> access and would like us to send you the text of this letter, please
> send an email to
> Don't forget to do all of your holiday shopping for feminist friends and
> family right from our Feminist Online Store that features a wide
> selection of gifts, books, t-shirts, and gifts for young feminists.
> Also visit the interactive Feminist Mystery Corner in the store store to
> buy feminist mysteries autographed by some of our favorite authors.
> The store also carries Rock for Choice products, including the new Rock
> for Choice holiday CD. Don't miss this great music compilation that
> benefits the Feminist Majority's Clinic Defense project.
> Also new on the Feminist Majority Foundation Online are facts and links
> about sexual harassment. Found in our 911 section, our sexual
> harassment resources now include hotlines, links to other Internet
> resources with summaries of the sites, and information about the
> occurrence of sexual harassment at work, in schools, and in the military
> with an index of feminist news stories on the sexual harassment in the
> military and at Mitsubishi.
> In global feminism, we have added a whole new section on CEDAW, the
> Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women. Read
> the document, find out about its history, and look through our list of
> countries who have ratified it (the U.S. is the only developed nation
> that has not ratified the treaty). Take Action to encourage members of
> Congress to ratify CEDAW.
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