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Women’s Rights Activist Sandra Fluke: ‘This November, Each of Us Must Speak Up’
September 5, 2012 at 12:00 AM EST
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Attorney and women's rights activist Sandra Fluke addressed the Democratic National Convention on the importance of the women's vote and women's rights in this election, referencing when she was not allowed to testify to Congress about contraception.
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