A Minnesota case highlights the discretion prosecutors have when charging crimes that involve the death of a fetus.
Too many boys think it is OK to have sex with girls who have not consented. They think it is OK to have sex with girls who are so drunk they could not possibly consent. They think it is OK to have sex with girls who are completely unconscious. And we let them do it. It’s time to admit we have a problem.
After being accused of sexual harassment by at least 18 women and being forced to resign, former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and battery charges.
While new mothers and babies can rely on two more weeks of formula and support through WIC, the shutdown may force the most vulnerable members of this population to remain in, or reenter into, abusive situations, as domestic violence shelters are next on the chopping block.
Generation Z—made up of people who were born between the early 1990s and 2010—is so accustomed to everyday sexism that most of us do not even notice when demeaning language is used, let alone call it out, when we hear it in songs like “Blurred Lines.”
In the year since Sandy hit, reproductive heath care and care for other specific, marginalized populations, has been affected in many communities.
The Supreme Court announced Tuesday it would consider the scope of a federal law that prohibits individuals convicted of domestic violence from owning firearms.
The organizers of the event, which takes place this year on September 28, have kept SlutWalk “in the background” by referring to themselves as SlutWalk Philly, while calling the event itself “A March to End Rape Culture.”
“I wish we had money to pay for ads,” Sen. Debbie Stabenow said. “I’d like to take what he said on the floor and make sure that every American had the opportunity to hear it.”
The U.S. Army’s first woman three-star general and its former top psychiatrist join a former Obama Pentagon appointee to argue for removing prosecution of sex crimes by military members from the chain of command.