A detainee participating in the weeks-long hunger strike at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center in Taylor, Texas, confirmed women are being transferred to other detention centers as punishment for participating in the strike, according to audio released Wednesday by Grassroots Leadership.
A new report by the World Health Organization estimates that two out of three adults under the age of 50 had herpes simplex virus 1 in 2012. That’s 3.7 billion people worldwide who are infected. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to panic.
On Tuesday afternoon, Twitter was buzzing in a National Day of Action against the October 26 attack, as a town hall drew hundreds of participants sharing their own stories with the hashtags #FundBlackFutures and #BlackGirlsMatter.
Colorado’s chief medical officer is trumpeting data showing that a pregnancy-prevention program has reduced teen abortion and pregnancy rates. A state GOP lawmaker says the program is “killing children.”
Women who give birth to babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome are being criminalized—and their babies are suffering as a result.
If the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 passes, almost everyone who works in the District of Columbia will qualify for up to 16 weeks of paid family and medical leave.
With 15 million children facing hunger, our nation is failing miserably on this front.
The Texas Latina’s arrest, which took place in the middle of a doctor’s visit, is about so much more than immigration policy.
“For years, these employers have trampled on the rights of workers, both children and adults, and violated our child labor laws forcing minors to work for them,” Wage and Hour Division Administrator David Weil said in a statement.
As we move closer to the election, we must remember to continue calling out these attacks for what they are: a political rallying cry for an extremist agenda.