Based on Thursday’s UN panel, we were given additional reasons to believe that the all-male hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church must not be entrusted to come up with a program that will resolve and redress sexual crimes within its flock.
Ald. Lisa Subeck plans to introduce an ordinance that would create a buffer zone of 160 feet around health-care facilities in the city while banning protesters from being within eight feet of a person entering a clinic, punishable by a fine of up to $750.
Over 8,400 of you have joined RH Reality Check in asking Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to investigate Plymouth County Courts for ordering Audre’y Eby’s two special needs children back to an abusive home. Here is a sample of the thoughts people have left for the Eby family and Gov. Branstad.
Though the fate of buffer zone laws now rests with the Supreme Court, New Hampshire legislators decided not to wait to try to protect patients.
An abortion clinic owner says her staff was sent into a “panic” Wednesday morning after suspicious envelopes were found taped to facility doors. The false alarm came the same day the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments challenging a buffer zone law designed to protect patients and clinic workers from anti-choice protesters.
Introduced by the co-chair of the General Assembly’s newly unveiled Women’s Health Caucus, the bill frames revenge porn as a form of intimate partner harassment.
On Monday, the Pennsylvania General Assembly considered for a second time HB 1796, the first statewide bill in the nation seeking to protect all victims of crime or abuse from experiencing similar maltreatment.
As the California legislature reconvened this week, Assembly member Mike Gatto introduced AB 1433, which would amend the state education code to require that colleges report certain violent crimes, including sexual assaults, that occur on or near campus to local law enforcement agencies.
Lt. Gen. Craig Franklin announced Wednesday that he is retiring to avoid being a further “distraction” for the Air Force.
America’s history of racialized slavery distilled the essence of patriarchy, and formed the roots of American rape culture. So why do famous white feminists fail to get it?