Monday, July 11, 2005

What We Need to Know Today

Supreme Court Watch

O'Connor for chief justice? O'Connor for Chief

Ellen Goodman's latest column on Justice O'Connor Goodman

Susan Estrich's latest column on Roe v Wade Estrich

"We've all been bracing for a Supreme Court resignation, and now that it's come, I can feel the chill wind blow," says Kathleen Turner. "Sandra Day O'Connor upheld constitutional protections for women. Now that she's leaving, we can expect Bush to nominate a replacement who is hostile to women's freedoms. I urge everyone to stay involved and let it be known that we have a pro-choice majority in this country." (Daily News)

Maggie Gyllenhaal has learned the hard way that actors, especially women actors, need to keep their mouths shut when it comes to politics- unless of course you are Sean Penn. Maggie Gyllenhaal

Glenn Close has beaten Barbra Streisand for the role of Norma Desmond is the next remake of the classic Sunset Blvd. Close played the role in Los Angeles and New York.

Women's Review of Books which shuttered last December has found a new lease on life. Look for it to return in January. Women's Review of Books

Hats of to Tiffney Milbrett of the US National Women's Soccer team for becoming the 6th woman to score 100 international goals in competition. The US beat Ukraine 7-0.

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