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President Trump signs a spending bill to avert a government shutdown; it's deadline day for cities to opt out of a federal opioid settlement; and a new report says unsafe toys still are in stores.

November 22, 2019 


Affordable housing legislation was introduced in Congress yesterday, following the first debate questions about housing. Plus, Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu was indicted for fraud, bribery, and breach of trust, just days after the Trump administration’s policy greenlighting Israeli settlement of the West Bank. And finally, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues his slow and steady potential entry into the race.

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Pumps and Stilettos Against Gender Violence

April 13, 2007


Visitors to downtown Keene on Saturday may see something shocking. The Monadnock Men’s Resource Center is joining with Keene State College and several other groups for a march against sexual violence called "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes." The shocking part? Many men in the march are expected to sport women's footwear as a sign of solidarity. Resource center co-chair Forest Seymour says the men will don the ladies shoes to help them understand the challenges women face…

"When I ask groups of women, 'Tell me about what you do every day to protect yourself against rape or sexual assault, they'll give me a laundry list.’ You ask men the same question and rarely can they think of anything."

Saturday's march in Keene is part of the state's observance of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in New Hampshire. According to Seymour, the shoes will remind the marchers of the impact of gender violence in women's lives…

"This is just a sort of symbolic way for men to try to squeeze themselves into what that feels like, and also our feet will hurt a little bit so maybe that will help us be empathetic."

Deborah Smith/Eric Mack, Public News Service - NH