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Discusses the Gender Equality Provisions of the as-yet un-ratified 1986 Filipino Constitution, in the context of the country's very recent return to democracy after years of dictatorship. Designed to help women prepare for the translation of the…

Bulletin on censorship battles in the media and in schools, providing updates on the opposition to PBS's "Tales of the City" program, the suppression of ads encouraging condom use for health reasons, and the firing of librarian for providing students…

Describes a reinvigorated culture of censorship in public schools as the religious right seeks to suppress books it find offensive. Includes a brief report on recent censorship battles in American cities.

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The Legal Basis of the Sexual Caste System
Jo Freeman

Economic and Educational Inequality Based on Sex: An Overview
Pauli Murray

The Double Standard of Justice: Women's Rights Under the Constitution
Mary Eastwood

The…

Discusses the relationship of American constitutionalism and common law, provides a brief overview of Planned Parenthood v. Casey, explores two moments of the common law that figure prominently in the privacy cases, and discusses the legal meaning of…

An unfilled petition form calling for a "Human Life Amendment," which cites a Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company poll on American morals showing that a majority of Americans oppose abortion.

Urges the reader to support a "Human Life Amendment" and devote energy to the anti-abortion cause. Includes graphic images of "aborted" fetuses.

Answers some questions about the Equal Rights Amendment, summarizes its history, and its prospective effects.

Addresses major myths about the effects of the Equal Rights Amendment, refuting allegations that the measure would invalidate current laws protecting women and have adverse affects on the status of women in the United States. Uses excerpts from the…

Brief survey of the legal grounds for gaining nationwide recognition of the marriages same-sex couples contract in Hawaii. Cites the U.S. Constitution, and articles of common and statutory law.