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Former senator who was against gun-heavy games pleads guilty to racketeering

Hey, remember former California senator Leeland Yee? The guy who who said "gamers have no credibility" in the video game violence debate and was arrested a few months back for fraud and gun trafficking? It looks like he just pleadedShow More Summary

Sapp’s latest incident reopens his prior case

As Independence Day approaches, Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp should savor his American freedoms. Because they’re in jeopardy. At least for a little while. The domestic violence charges filed against Sapp arising from an April incident with his long-time girlfriend in Las Vegas have resulted in the reopening of Sapp’s other 2015 legal…

Abortion Activists Now Call Themselves “Women’s Human Rights Defenders”

New York, NY (CFAM/LifeNews) — A UK-based advocacy group received high-level news coverage this week with a survey claiming that “women’s rights defenders” are facing increasing threats in their efforts to end violence against women and girls. However, the only evidence they provided was a poll of only 47 unnamed activists, with highly subjective questions. […]

Photos: Protesters Burn American Flags & Dodge Angry Bikers In Fort Greene Park

  Last night a group called Disarm the NYPD met at Fort Greene Park to burn American and Confederate flags to protest "America's long history of institutionalized racism and murderous violence against black people." [ more › ]

Latest blow to black AME churches in SC: Letters threaten to kill women pastors and their children

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

At least three black churches in South Carolina have received letters threatening violence against women pastors. WIS reported that the letters had been left at Society Hill AME Church, Reevesville AME Church and one other that was not identified. The letter received by Pastor Mary Rhodes used...

Reza Aslan Hits Back at Atheists Richard Dawkins and Bill Maher, Says It's 'Idiotic' to Blame Religion for Terrorism

Controversial "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth" author, Reza Aslan, has hit back against atheists Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Bill Maher, who've blamed Islam and religion as a whole for violence and terrorism around the world, arguing that conflicts are much more complex than a single cause.

Angry Journey Drummer Charged With Rape

3 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Arena-rock drummer Deen Castronovo, who’s been with the classic rock band since 1998, has a history of violence against women.

When does religion win support for armed groups in Lebanon?

Within the last week, individual militants identifying with the Islamic State carried out deadly attacks against a Tunisian hotel and a Kuwaiti mosque. These are just the most recent examples of militants committing violence in the name of religion. This presents an obvious contradiction: While the doctrines of most religions preach, and the vast majority […]

By: claudie

"The Norwegian government is made up of approximately 50% women and 50% men." I dream this could be hear by the french government and the parlament! If only one day we could have a such law! The action of Diane against the violence made to women is fabulous!

Washington Post Fact Checker Gives Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) Four Pinocchios for Statement on School Shootings

It almost goes without saying that every time there is a shooting of some kind, liberals rail against gun violence and call for stricter gun control laws. The tragic Sandy Hook school shooting in December 2012, which resulted in the deaths of 20 children and six staff members, has been a particular focus of gun […]

What About a Jobs Program?

"You must do the thing you think you cannot do." Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn By Living (1960) In the aftermath of recent police violence against black men, we look for causes and solutions. And a number of very different stories inShow More Summary

How a Life That Showed Promise Veered Into Violence Against Asian Women

4 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Tyrelle D. Shaw, a budding artist and bow-tie designer, seemed to be overcoming his difficult upbringing, until feelings of rejection drove him to assault at least four women before staging a gruesome last act.

Scenes from the War Against Black People: 10 Crucial Films About One Crucial Subject

The sirens are getting louder and louder. In light of recent events in Charleston and Ferguson, and the general sense that a war has been declared on black people, we offer this list of films about racial tension, racial violence, racial strife, and, in short, race, that have been saying so all along. Show More Summary

Trans Day Of Action 2015

Audre Lorde Project Rallies Against Violence in 11th Anniversary Trans Day of Action Calls for All of Us or None of Us in the movement for Social Justice! (New York June 25, 2015) – On Friday June 26th, TransJustice of the Audre Lorde...Show More Summary

Emilia Clarke on Game of Thrones’ Violence Against Women: Don’t Take It Too Seriously

Just as George R.R. Martin and Amanda Peet did before her, Emilia Clarke has waded into the murky rhetorical waters of discussing the violence against women on Game of Thrones in an interview with Entertainment Weekly Radio. It's a tricky line to walk — you can't trash the show that... More »

Here's How Trans Folks on Twitter Are Reacting to Marriage Equality

The consensus? Great news; now let's refocus on transphobic discrimination and violence, especially against trans women of color. read more

Luddite Violence

Don’t make the mistake of thinking the Paris riots against Uber are worker versus capitalist, the attacks are rentiers versus capitalists and worker versus worker. More pictures here.

In a Twist, Florida State Quarterback Suspended for Punching Female Student at Bar

The tradition of Florida State quarterbacks violence against women continued on Thursday night when freshman QB De'Andre Johnson was indefinitely suspended from the team after he allegedly punched a female FSU student at a bar Wednesday night. Show More Summary

Some Games Aren’t Allowed to Be Historically Accurate

After a tragedy or an act of violence that takes innocent lives, people will react in any number of ways. Some people band together in solidarity against bad people. Some people defend the bad people, on the basis of their … More » The post Some Games Aren’t Allowed to Be Historically Accurate appeared first on EveryJoe.

Courtney Love Feels French Cabbies’ Fury

The rock star’s vehicle was attacked Thursday, on a day of violence and fury as France’s officially licensed cab drivers protested against Uber.

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