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equality

Put a Woman in Charge!

I had not heard this song until this evening, when a new friend sent it to me, and suggested that I make it mine. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Bonnie   [Verse 1: Keb’ Mo’]… Continue Reading →

4th of July

  Kudos to the Town of Salem for another great Independence Day celebration! What a nice event they put on every year. The fireworks this year lasted for about 25 un-interrupted minutes, and had some unusual lights. I’m glad to be… Continue Reading →

Golden Rule

  The Golden Rule is also called the Law of Reciprocity. It is taken from Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount, as reported in Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31). The Golden Rule boils down to three simple thoughts: One should treat others as one… Continue Reading →

The Economy

‪America’s economy is doing well, right?!? Just listen to the news! “Unemployment levels are at all-time low!” “‘Stocks keep shattering record after record.” “We are in great shape!” But when I listen to people around me, I hear a different… Continue Reading →

Sexual Assault

I was sexually assaulted.  It was nearly half my lifetime ago, when I was a different person. I’ve come a long way since then, but it hasn’t always been easy.  I was a mousy housewife, financially living on… Continue Reading →

Watching – 1/4/17

Yesterday (Wednesday, January 4) NH Representatives had their first session of 2017. Approximately 100 concerned citizens were there to send a message: We are watching #OurNHStateHouse. Rights & Democracy prepared list of requests that were presented to our NH legislators… Continue Reading →

Maternal Mortality Rates

Increasingly, US Moms are dying during childbirth or immediately following delivery. This shouldn’t be happening. But it is. Why? In 2011, only 18 states had a maternal mortality review board. By 2016, that number had doubled to at least 38… Continue Reading →

Rights & Democracy

I am so pleased to announce that I I have received an endorsement from Rights & Democracy . In their first wave of endorsements, RAD included one candidate for governor, one candidate for Executive Council, one county-level candidate, and ten candidates for… Continue Reading →

Women’s Equality Day

Tomorrow is Women’s Equality Day. But, shouldn’t women be equal EVERY day? On August 26, 1920, American women received the right to vote upon the certification of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. In 1971, Congress proclaimed August 26 as Women’s… Continue Reading →

Black.Lives.Matter.

Ok, I said it. I could think it, and not say it. I know it’s controversial. But I just woke up. (About time.) And this is too important to not say. Black lives matter. I know. ALL lives matter. That’s true. They… Continue Reading →

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