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Yesterday was the eighth anniversary of Battered Immigrant Women Protection Act becoming law. From the Jewish Women's Archive: "This act works to assist immigrants who are victims of domestic violence by providing legal protections that can aid them in escaping violent situations and securing court protection.
Immigrant women are particularly vulnerable because they often must rely on the legal residence status of their abusers. The Battered Immigrant Women Protection Act helps immigrant victims of domestic violence take control of their lives without fear of deportation."

Today is the anniversary of when Anna Rosenberg became the first woman to receive the Medal of Freedom, which is the highest civilian award offered by the United States. More info here.

Also, this is still true:

Date: 2008-10-29 02:58 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] scrawling.livejournal.com
SIX DAYS!

Date: 2008-10-29 03:59 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wicked-sassy.livejournal.com
Where did you get it? Is it gankable? ;)

Date: 2008-10-29 04:00 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] scrawling.livejournal.com
I got it in some random icon journal.

It's totally take-able! as are all of my icons. :)

Date: 2008-10-29 04:01 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] scrawling.livejournal.com
oddly for some reason it's not loading on my computer anymore.

hmm. why big brother . . . WHY?!?!

Date: 2008-10-29 04:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] wicked-sassy.livejournal.com
OH YES it is now mine. GLORIOUS!! thank you, runaway my friend!

Date: 2008-10-29 04:19 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] scrawling.livejournal.com
ah yes! it's back!

and you have it too!!!! :D

Date: 2008-10-29 03:15 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] la-palomita.livejournal.com
Right-click-saving the shit out of that banner.

Date: 2008-10-29 03:48 pm (UTC)

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