The Utah Supreme Court heard arguments last Tuesday in an appeals case involving a 13-year-old girl who had “consensual sex” with her then-12-year-old boyfriend and ended up an accused sex offender.
Based on the evidence provided by states themselves, it is more than a little misleading for the House Judiciary Committee to suggest that newborn children are being murdered by abortion providers with regularity and abandon; it is myth-making and fear-mongering.
The new law has rightly called attention to the widespread discrimination against LGBTQ individuals in Russia. And as the international community reacts—by dumping vodka and threatening to boycott the Olympic Games in Sochi—it’s worth noting that some U.S. states have similar language on the books.
Some state governments would like to avoid implementing Obama’s Medicaid expansion. These are their alternative plans. [Via Upworthy.]
This week, the Brooklyn DA told cops to stop collecting condoms as evidence of prostitution, studies found that college kids lie about their sexual behavior and students at elite British schools buy a lot of sex toys, and the U.S. cities that have the most same-sex couples raising kids may surprise you.
By all accounts, the women’s rights advocates who fought to reauthorize VAWA never made EC a priority.
Someone should maybe let Rep. Ivory know that gun permits aren’t mentioned in the constitution, either.
Think you might have an STD? There’s an app for that. Plus more sexual health news from the past week.
One Utah legislator has decided to give up her quest to ban abortions allegedly based on the gender of the fetus.
Despite there being no issues with abortions based on gender or race occuring in the state, one legislator wants to ban them just in case.