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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's uplifting perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: April 7th, 2011

Idaho Taliban claims God’s support for pregnancy due to rape

Excerpt: Ear­li­er this week the Ida­ho House passed a bill to out­law abor­tions after 20 weeks on the basis of a dis­put­ed sci­en­tif­ic report that claims that a fetus can feel pain at that point. The bill, which does not have an exemp­tion in cas­es of rape, incest or fetal abnor­mal­i­ty, now goes to Gov­er­nor Butch […]
Written by:Ken
Categories:Unscheduled Programming
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Statehouse goes into lockdown; Gregoire trying to shut out protestors?

Excerpt: Fel­low activists who are at the Capi­tol in Olympia are telling NPI that Gen­er­al Admin­is­tra­tion has just put the state­house — the peo­ple’s house — under lock­down, pre­vent­ing any­one with­out a gov­ern­ment-issued iden­ti­fi­ca­tion card from entering. The lock­down has evi­dent­ly been insti­gat­ed so that Gov­er­nor Gre­goire and law­mak­ers can go about dis­man­tling the peo­ple’s gov­ern­ment […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Economic Security, Policy Topics
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