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Kathryn
March 22nd, 2006
10:23 am

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In happier news
Rock the fuck ON.

http://www.indianz.com/News/2006/013061.asp

Summary: Cecilia Fire Thunder, President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, is opening a Planned Parenthood on res land which will provide abortions. The state has no jurisdiction over reservation lands.

You GO, Ms. Fire Thunder.

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From:kestrel127
Date:March 22nd, 2006 06:40 pm (UTC)
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AWESOME.
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From:hammercock
Date:March 22nd, 2006 07:01 pm (UTC)
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I want to know where I can send donations and letters of support, like post-haste!
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From:hammercock
Date:March 22nd, 2006 07:05 pm (UTC)
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Actually, I just searched for her using http://www.anywho.com and found a mailing address. I won't post it, but anyone who wants to could do the same search and send her a letter of support.
From:dcart
Date:March 22nd, 2006 07:04 pm (UTC)
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Thank you for posting that. Makes me feel ever so slightly better about things.
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From:elizawrites
Date:March 22nd, 2006 07:07 pm (UTC)
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That? Is amazing.
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From:cyberduck
Date:March 22nd, 2006 07:29 pm (UTC)
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Oh.
My.
God.

That's fuckin' ROCKS. I want to be an Indian sooooo badly now!
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From:kathrynt
Date:March 22nd, 2006 07:32 pm (UTC)
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SEND MONEY. Pine Ridge is one of the poorest communities in the US.
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From:platys
Date:March 22nd, 2006 08:36 pm (UTC)
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Is there an official way to send money? Because I totally will. This rocks.
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From:kathrynt
Date:March 22nd, 2006 08:40 pm (UTC)
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I'm hunting. If there isn't yet, I imagine there will be soon.
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From:faecat
Date:March 22nd, 2006 07:44 pm (UTC)
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Now THAT is spectacular.
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From:loree
Date:March 22nd, 2006 07:57 pm (UTC)
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My comment to tithonium upon hearing that this morning: "Can we send her money? Like, a lot of it?"
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From:indigodye
Date:March 22nd, 2006 08:24 pm (UTC)
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That is so awesome!
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From:the1pony
Date:March 22nd, 2006 08:32 pm (UTC)
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Excellent. :)
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From:jenna3
Date:March 24th, 2006 01:30 pm (UTC)
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I just saw this from a friend. Sounds like we need to ask Ms FireThunder if she has discussed with PP yet. Sigh.
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