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Texas man shot and killed after trying to stop domestic violence against Walgreens worker

46 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

A gun owner was fatally shot in a Dallas-area drugstore parking lot on Monday after intervening in a domestic dispute in which a woman was wounded, police said. The unidentified man who was killed was shopping with his wife at a Walgreens in Arlington, west of Dallas, when they saw a female...

Daniel Berrigan: Peace Activist and Animal Defender

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan was dedicated to promoting peace, so it should come as no surprise that he was also a vocal opponent of violence against animals. The post Daniel Berrigan: Peace Activist and Animal Defender appeared first on PETA.

Ted Cruz Incites Violence Against Child Heckler

6 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has taken flak from the media over a great many things, but none more prominently than his incitement of violence against protesters and hecklers at his rallies. One thing that Trump has never done, as far as I know, is tell a crowd at one of his rallies to hit a kid. That's a line that Trump rival Ted Cruz is unafraid to cross.

Donald Trump Takes Firm Stand Against China Raping Us (Because That Is Mexico’s Job)

At a campaign rally in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on Sunday, Donald Trump forcefully described China’s trade relationship with the USA as an act of sexual violence: “Don’t forget. We’re like the piggybank that’s being robbed. We have the cards. We have a lot of power with China,” Trump told an audience in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

San Francisco Hunger Strikers Enter Ninth Day to Protest Police Brutality Against Black and Brown Youths

Protesting police killings, gentrification and lack of opportunity. A hunger strike protesting police violence and racial injustices against black and brown people has entered its ninth day in San Francisco. Eight men and women—including...Show More Summary

Abortion Activists Target Pro-Life Chair for Ted Cruz With Lies, Falsely Claim He Supports Violence

Within the past 24 hours, abortion activists have launched a coordinated attack against Troy Newman, who is the chairman of the Pro-Lifers for Cruz coalition and calling for the pro-life presidential candidate to fire him. Abortion supporters are pushing a letter, published by the militant left-wingers at People for the American Way and signed by […]

Oxford, Alabama Takes Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills to a New, Dire Level

4 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

One city in Alabama has drawn a new line in the sand with bathroom bills, organizing against police violence, a bill about counselors in TN that's dangerous for LGBT people, and more. The post Oxford, Alabama Takes Anti-Trans Bathroom Bills to a New, Dire Level appeared first on Autostraddle.

NFL Linebacker Encourages Men To Speak Up Against Sexual Assault In Powerful Essay

Detroit Lions' linebacker DeAndre Levy is asking his fellow athletes to "man up" and speak out against sexual violence. Levy, who's played in the NFL for five years, published an insightful and important essay on sexual assault and the definition of consent this past Wednesday on The Players' Tribune. Show More Summary

Poll: Overwhelming Majority of Americans Oppose Lawsuits Against Gun Manufacturers Over Gun Violence

Well, there appears to be a consensus among American voters when it comes to lawsuits filed against gun manufacturers and dealers over gun...

Bahrain hands out eight life sentences for 'terrorism'

Court condemns eight people for violence against security forces, possession of explosives and the smuggling of weapons.

Fighting for Amy: On Bullies, Bathrooms, and Violence Against Black Girls

Prince died last week, but so did somebody's princess. On Thursday morning, April 21st, Amy Inita Joyner-Francis, 16, was jumped by at least three girls in a bathroom at Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington, Delaware. Reports...Show More Summary

All phones in India to be equipped with panic buttons from 2017 - CNET

The country's government is hoping to lower the rate of violence against women with phones kitted out with panic buttons and GPS.

India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

By 2017, all new mobile phones will have to be able to send out a distress call. It is part of an initiative to centralize India's emergency response system — and to address violence against women.

India Mandates Cell Phone Panic Buttons in Response to Widespread Violence Against Women

6 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

India's Telecommunications Ministry has made it mandatory that mobile phone companies implement a panic button on their phones in response to the slew of reported cases of sexual assault and violence against women.

Why America Needs a Truth Commission on Violence Against African-American Women

As we near the end of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, the importance of its message -- raising public awareness and improving prevention -- is underscored by the continuous stream of sexual assault cases in the news. From the...Show More Summary

Gender Differences and Relationship Power Could Be Key in Preventing HIV Among South African Adolescents

Millions of those infected with HIV worldwide are young women, ages 15-24, according to the World Health Organization. Because the HIV epidemic overlaps with an epidemic of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and girls, researchers have suspected a correlation between inequities in relationship power and the risky sexual behavior that can lead to HIV transmission.

Boycott launched against Game of Thrones over graphic sexual violence

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has partnered with LifeSiteNews in a petition to end the show's depiction of sexual violence.

Al-Qaeda Affiliate Takes Credit For Grisly Murder of Bangladesh’s First Pro-LGBT Editor

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

In the latest act of violence against human rights activists, a division of Al Qeada is claiming responsibility for the brutal murder of an American government affiliate who also served as editor on Bangladesh's first pro-LGBT magaz...

The Worst Person In The World

Think of this as a bookend to John’s post below.  This isn’t a problem of a few bad apples.  Police violence against people of color occurs within a culture of contempt for people of color.  How else to explain the head of the Chicago  [errr…] Cleveland police union’s decision to rub yet more salt in […]

We Threw Red Paint at These Crep-Protected White PUMA Baskets

Chris Rock once famously cautioned against unnecessary violence in his seminal 1999 track, “No Sex In The Champagne Room,” noting that it may well land you in jail. The trigger? Someone standing and smudging your PUMAs – a good a reason as any, particularly in the Highsnobiety universe. However, had Rock, and the people over […]

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