Murders by police and violent attacks on peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters snatched national headlines over the Thanksgiving holiday in a media storm that continues this week.
One of the suspects was charged with one count of rioting while armed with a dangerous weapon and five counts of assault with a dangerous weapon. The others each face a riot charge.
The media coverage and governmental responses to the protests in Minneapolis are missing the message that the community is protesting that the police shot Jamar Clark before he had his day in court as someone facing domestic violence charges.
Target Corp. will pay $2.8 million to more than 3,000 job applicants who vied for upper-level management positions, but were “disproportionately screened out” by an application test.
Ideological warfare about abortion via advertising has a long track record, though it’s a past largely forgotten in history’s fog and the present’s relentless attacks on abortion rights. Today’s reproductive rights and justice advocates can’t afford to forget that past.
Republicans nationwide have urged their state attorneys general and governors to look into Planned Parenthood affiliate organizations.
The amendment to the Minnesota Health and Human Services omnibus bill was defeated in the state senate by a 32-29 vote, mostly along partisan lines, with four anti-choice Democrats joining Republicans in supporting the measure.
Dr. Hanson, who died last week at the age of 91, was outspoken and politically involved, unafraid of the prospect that her views might alienate anyone as she fiercely defended abortion rights and supported pro-choice legislators.
The proposal includes an exemption that would allow religious institutions to forgo offering health insurance plans that include contraception coverage for their employees.
Minnesota lawmakers this month have introduced five anti-choice bills, each designed to make safe abortion less accessible in the state.