Welcome to The Week in Reproductive Justice, a weekly recap of all news related to the hot-button issue of what lawmakers are allowing women to do with their bodies! On Wednesday, alongside several leading Democratic presidential candidates, Elizabeth Warren spoke at the She the People conference, one of the first presidential events to centralize the experiences and conditions of women of color. Among many other important issues, Warren spoke about the disproportionately high rates of maternal death for black women, who are 243 percent more likely than their white counterparts to die of pregnancy or birth-related causes, in a country that already maintains the highest maternal death rates in the industrialized world. As of 2015, the last year the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data, there are 26.4 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births in the U.S., but that number climbs to 44 for black women. But, as she does for just about everything at this point, Warren has a … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren’s Latest Plan Is to Address Racial Disparity in Maternal Death Rates
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Updated 11:49 am PDT, Thursday, March 14, 2019 FILE - Emergency personnel responded to a scene of a collision that killed three children crossing SR 25 as they were boarding their school bus north of Rochester, Ind., on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. Indiana lawmakers have revised a bill that would install cameras on school buses to catch and punish motorists who pass illegally to address concerns that anyone might profit from the legislation. The amended bill bars schools or camera vendors from making money from the camera enforcement and calls for the fines collected to be used to pay for camera equipment. The bill comes after six-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle and their nine-year-old sister, Alivia Stahl, were struck and killed by a pickup truck as they crossed a northern Indiana road to board a school bus in October. (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP, File) less FILE - Emergency personnel responded to a scene of a collision that killed three … [Read more...] about Indiana lawmakers revise bill on passing stopped buses
Data has revealed how hard it is to pass your driving test at Chichester test centre. Figures from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency show 52 per cent of all learners passed their practical test there between April and September 2018. | See how learner drivers fared at the Lancing test centre |The average pass rate for test centres across Great Britain was 46 per cent. The Pavilion, in Birmingham, was the toughest test centre, with 29 per cent of drivers successfully getting their licences.Overall built up urban areas tended to have lower pass rates, while at quieter rural test centres learners appeared to find the exam easier.Gairloch, in the Scottish Highlands, has the highest pass rate, 81 per cent.Chichester test centre conducted 2,680 tests over the sixth-month period and 1,389 people passed.Historically men have paid more for car insurance than women as they have more accidents, but the figures show they have a higher pass rate.At Chichester test centre, 56.1 per cent … [Read more...] about Driving tests: How hard is it to pass at Chichester test centre?
Halifax test centre is one of the hardest places to pass your driving test in the country, according to the latest data. Figures from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency show just 37 per cent of all learners passed their practical test there between April and September 2018.The average pass rate for test centres across Great Britain was 46 per cent.Gairloch, in the Scottish Highlands, had the highest pass rate, with 81 per cent of new drivers receiving their licences.Overall built up urban areas tended to have lower pass rates, while at quieter rural test centres learners appeared to find the exam easier. The Pavilion test centre, Birmingham, was the toughest, with a 29 per cent pass rate.Halifax test centre conducted 2,537 tests over the six-month period and 938 people passed.Just over a year ago, the driving test was changed, with many observers saying the new test is tougher than the old one.Learners now must navigate for 20 minutes using a sat-nav, and explain how to test the … [Read more...] about This is how hard it is to pass your driving test at Halifax test centre
By Nolan Bianchi The Detroit News Published 8:06 PM EST Nov 17, 2018 Game summary The battle may have claimed some casualties, but Michigan rode to a 31-20 victory over Indiana on the back of Jake Moody's six field goals. Despite collecting 501 yards, Michigan (10-1, 8-0 B10 East) struggled to find balance on the offensive side of the ball. Karan Higdon rushed for 101 yards on 21 carries and Shea Patterson put up 250 passing yards. While the performance from Moody was impressive, all six of his attempts came from the fourth-ranked Wolverines' failure to capitalize in the red zone. Indiana (5-6, 2-6) moved the ball well on defense. Stevie Scott tore up the Michigan defense, rushing for 139 yards on 30 attempts, and quarterback Peyton Ramsey picked up 51 yards on the ground while throwing for 195. Michigan defensive linemen Chase Winovich exited the game and never returned. Final leaders Passing UM - Shea Patterson: 16/28, 250 yds., TD, INT IU - Peyton … [Read more...] about Recap: UM beats Indiana, 31-20; turns focus to Ohio State