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DJFThere is a gender caste movement march 8th and a petition for the liberation of Muslim women.From Chesler Chronicles athttp://pajamasmedia.com/phyllischesler/2009/03/04/save-women-now-the-march-8th-washington-dc-rally-means-muslim-women/"I stopped marching or rallying a long time ago. Chalk it up to older age and common sense. Sadly, I have not celebrated International Womans' Day for years now because I can no longer march with people who use womens' rights to argue for "anti-racism" i.e. who carry signs and chant anti-American and anti-Israel slogans. You know who I mean: The anti-imperialist, anti-colonialist, anti-globalism crowd. In their view, Islamic/Islamist values deserve to exist globally; the values of the Western Enlightenment had better keep atoning for its many alleged sins and crimes.However, this March 7-8th, two International Womans' Day rallies promise to be different. I wish I could "dance at two weddings." One rally will take place in Washington D.C., the other in London. Neither march is owned by any political party or by any existing ideology. Both are daring to focus on the enormous and profound oppression of Muslim women, both in Muslim countries and in the West.The Washington, D.C. rally has just come to my enthusiastic attention. A group which calls itself Responsible for Equality And Liberty, (R.E.A.L.), will be holding a rally at 1pm on March 8th, to Save Women Now. The rally will take place in front of the Capitol Reflecting Pool which is alongside Maryland Avenue SW, which connects to Third Street SW." READ MORE ON HER BLOGGreenconsciousness says: This could be where the New Women show off the new Agenda! You may not be able to go to the March but you CAN sign the petition HERE!http://www.petitiononline.com/savenow/
Thanks, Green. I posted it on facebook and signed the petition. Hope your mother is doing well. Loved the story about the children.
Green,Thanks for that link to Phyllis Chesler. I am a long time fan of hers, but had lost contact. Signing the petition now!
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