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  • Support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Enforcing the Clean Air Act
    02/28/2011 In the absence of any national legislation to cut the emission of greenhouse gases, which greatly contribute to dangerous levels of climate change, the only tool we have at hand to begin to do this is the Clean Air Act. It is vital that we allow the EPA to do its work and begin to make the transition to cleaner energy now.
  • Women’s Representation in the State of the Union
    02/28/2011 Several weeks ago the president in his second State of the Union speech presented his vision of our national well-being. Prior to the State of the Union address, the Women’s Media Center asked experts across the country to assess and grade the administration’s performance on global issues relevant to women.
  • Using Your Consumer Power to Eradicate Human Trafficking
    01/07/2011 The Supply Chain Transparency Act (SB 657) was signed into law September 30, 2010, in California, requiring large retailers and manufacturers in California to report publicly their steps (or lack thereof) to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their direct supply chain.
  • Let There Be Peace on Earth
    12/15/2010 Much more work remains to ensure that women have a voice in times of conflict and in implementing UNSCR 1325 worldwide. We must all join the efforts of women throughout the world who are saying, “Let there be peace on earth.”
  • Intercept Human Trafficking
    12/07/2010 Super Bowl XLV will be held Sunday February 6, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. While the country celebrates this unofficial holiday, United Methodist Women and Mosaic Family Services in North Texas will be working to combat human trafficking.
  • Women, Health and Safety
    11/17/2010 Urge your congressional representative to support and co-sponsor H.R. 5268, the Global Maternal and Newborn Health Outcomes while Maximizing Successes (MOMS) Act.
  • Immigrant/Civil Rights Initiative by Carol Barton
    10/22/2010 The United Methodist Women's immigrant and civil rights initiative draws on our biblical understandings that all God's children are valued and welcome at the table, and where Jesus' commandment to love our neighbors as ourselves becomes reality.
  • Can Women Be Fairly Represented?
    09/28/2010 Just society depends on vigilant advocacy to ensure responsible media. Women can make important contributions to this vigilance by working to guarantee balanced representation so that their voices are heard.

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