Kozak, a senior official with the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, said in a press briefing that the changes are “not a diminishment of women’s rights or a desire to get away from it,” but rather were done in order “to stop using a term that has several different meanings that are not all the ones we intend.” Previously, the “reproductive rights” section of the report included information about the legality of abortion within a country as well as the availability of contraception.The “Reproductive Rights” section was first included under the Obama presidency in the report that was released in 2012.
Yes, the rules are a little different based on your exact location — California is a large and varied state — but these are some things that are true for all of us.
This is one of those stereotypes that's almost unfailingly true.
Many Italians took off Monday to create a “ponte” or bridge for a long holiday weekend.
Cardinal Pell’s attorneys today issued a statement: “Cardinal George Pell has at all times fully cooperated with Victoria police and always steadfastly maintained his innocence.
He voluntarily returned to Australia to meet these accusations. …The cardinal thanks all those who have supported him from both here in Australia and overseas during this exacting time and is grateful for their continuing support and prayers.” Cardinal Pell is also one of the nine cardinals who form the C9 group of cardinals who advise the Pope. State Department has removed the term “reproductive rights” from its annual human rights report, drawing praise from pro-life leaders who say that the phrase had become a thinly veiled reference to abortion.
The crowds in Rome have been just enormous – long waits at all major monuments – unless, of course, you were smart and reserved your visit to the Vatican Museums and a few other spots online.