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Author: Evi L. Rezmovic
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: clinic, entrances, face, access, freedom, clinics, information, effectiveness, abortion
Number of Pages: 109
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788177400
ISBN-13: 9780788177408

The 1980s & early 1990s brought violence to abortion clinics across the country. In response, Congress passed the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act of 1994 , which made it a federal offense to engage in violent or obstructive conduct intended to interfere with people seeking or providing reproductive health services. This report provides info. on (1) the occurrence of abortion clinic incidents before & after FACE; (2) views regarding FACE & its effectiveness from rep's. of these clinics, police depts., federal agencies, & national org's.; (3) efforts by local & federal law enfor

Author: Melody Ayres-Griffiths
Publisher: Melody Ayres-Griffiths
Keywords: time, adventure, slumber, wolf, faces, fatticus
Number of Pages: 292
Published: 2010-02-07
ISBN-10: 144046331X
ISBN-13: 9781440463310

A cat with unique talents goes face-to-face with a murderous assassin bent on killing his novelist owner.

Author: John K. Needham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: multisector, mix, workforce, congressional, testimony, contractor, government, initial, policy, agency, efforts, balance, sourcing
Number of Pages: 17
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437933912
ISBN-13: 9781437933918

Federal agencies face a complicated set of decisions in finding the right mix of govżt. and contractor personnel to conduct their missions. But, agencies face challenges with increased reliance on contractors to perform core agency missions. A March 2009 Presidential memo tasked the Office of Mgmt. and Budget (OMB) to take several actions in response to this concern. This statement discusses: (1) civilian agencies' development and implementation of guidelines to consider whether contracted functions should be brought in-house -- a process known as insourcing; (2) OMB's proposed policy on work

Author: Joseph A. Christoff
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: united, resettling, states, obtaining, employment, government, challenges, face, refugees, iraqi, special, immigrant, holders, visa, iraq
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 143793028X
ISBN-13: 9781437930283

Since the Feb. 2006 bombing of the Al-Askari Mosque in Samarathat triggered the displacement of thousands of Iraqis, the U.S. has taken a lead role in resettling the displaced. The admin. has indicated its intent to assist those Iraqis who supported the U.S. in Iraq. In addition, Congress authorized the Depts. of Defense (DoD) and State (State) to jointly establish and operate a program to offer temporary employment to Iraqi special immigrant visa (SIV) holders in the U.S. This report provides information on the: (1) status of resettled Iraqis in the U.S. and the initial challenges they face;

Author: R.J. Amado
Publisher: Romeo+Juliet Press
Keywords: winter, book, opal, volume, everland
Number of Pages: 302
Published: 2008-07
ISBN-10: 0615238556
ISBN-13: 9780615238555

Four teenage girls escape from a miserable foster home existence to a fantasy everland where anything is possible.R.J. Amado invites you to join Sam, Opal, Crystal, and Nadya for an adventure that's like nothing else you'll ever experience, in this first volume of the "Everland" trilogy. Come face to face with mysterious knights and horsemen, wingless woodland dragons, magic Christmas elves, fierce hornetlike faeries, and talking beer-drinking bears...that's right! Bears. Because when making it through the year means no less than coming home together, nothing else matters.'Everland Volume I: O

Author: Ken Futernick
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policy, california, public, pregnancy, children, adolescent, care
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1995-06
ISBN-10: 0788140485
ISBN-13: 9780788140488

California has the highest rate of teenage pregnancies in the nation. The birthrate is increasing, & nearly 1/4th of teen births are repeat births. The majority of fathers of children born to teenagers are adults. This report was a part of a Town Hall meeting to provide a form in which H.S. students, educators & legislators could engage in face-to-face dialogue about problems of mutual concern. Contents: the causes & conditions of adolescent pregnancy (excerpts from Teen Girls Learning to Survive as Moms”, the causes of adolescent pregnancy); public policy in CA & responses to it (prevention

Author: Jos Philips
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: individuals, rich, poverty, face, affluent
Number of Pages: 238
Published: 2007-12
ISBN-10: 9085550122
ISBN-13: 9789085550129

In this time of mass communication, rich people like us know very well the horrible conditions in which many poor people must live. In "Affluent in the Face of Poverty" Jos Philips wonders what we should do about poverty. The book argues that if we can do great good at little cost to ourselves, we ought to do so - and perhaps we ought to do great good even if the cost to ourselves of doing so, is not small. Also, it is argued that rich individuals like us can often, at little cost to ourselves, undertake a number of concrete actions which help to fight poverty, and that we are morally obligate
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