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  • In this image made from video released by, a Saudi Arabian woman drives a car on June 17, 2011, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press)

    Online petitions push for rights of powerless

    The United States recently declared its support for Saudi women who are defying their government by driving — the most recent success of a law-school dropout who devised an idea to save the world.

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    Clinton backing Saudi women driving

    After initially remaining silent, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton bowed to international pressure this week and voiced support for Saudi Arabian women seeking to lift the kingdom's Islam-based ban on women driving.

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