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President Bush Bans Lead in Toys

August 14, 2008
President Bush just signed into law a ban on lead and another dangerous chemical called phthalates in toys and children's products, according to the Associated Press.
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Building a 21st Century Women's Movement

July 15, 2008
After a day of flying, delays and waiting, I got back yesterday from a women's workshop in Rhinebeck, New York, in the wee hours of the morning. (Ouch!)
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Do Stay-At-Home Moms Need a Fair Pay Act?

February 26, 2008
Written by Nanette Fondas and Katie Bethell A stay-at-home mother doesn't get a paycheck, so she might wonder if the Fair Pay Restoration Act impacts her life. At first glance it appears not, but a closer look shows that it does affect her and that all moms -- regardless of their stay-at-home or working mother status -- would be wise to support it.
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What Are The Politicos Doing About Toy Safety?

January 31, 2008
Cross-posted at MotherTalkers . There has been much hoopla surrounding toys recalled for safety reasons. But are the legislators and industry actually doing something about it? Parents magazine recently released a full report:
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"The Feminine Mistake" author on "The Mojo Mom Podcast"

April 24, 2007
When I invite guests on "The Mojo Mom Podcast," I try to choose authors and newsmakers who would be interesting to MomsRising.org supporters. As far as I know, my show is the only podcast to focus on the intersection of motherhood, power, work and leadership. The next three episodes shows feature new interviews you won't want to miss, starting with this week's guest, Leslie Bennetts, author of "The Feminine Mistake." [continued...]

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