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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter speaks at The Carter Center in Atlanta on Friday during a conference on advancing women’s rights. Carter says religious leaders, including those in Christianity and Islam, share the blame for mistreatment of women and girls across the world. The 88-year-old human rights activist said Friday, that male religious leaders perpetuate misguided doctrines of male superiority, from the Catholic Church forbidding women from becoming priests to some African cultures mutilating the genitals of young girls.
Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas) right, whose border-security amendment to the Gang of Eight’s immigration-reform bill was rejected last week, speaks with Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) prior to a vote in the Senate on Monday on a measure in the immigration reform bill crafted by Corker and Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) that includes changes to the original border security provisions in the bill that would double the size of the U.S. Border Patrol and completes 700 miles of fencing on the border with Mexico.
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