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Hope Solo Will Face Domestic Violence Charges 

The domestic violence charges against soccer player Hope Solo will go forward after all. In January, a lower court dismissed the charges on procedural grounds, but a Washington state appeals court reversed that decision on Friday. Read more...

Israel intends to legalize five West Bank outposts containing settlers who committed violence against Palestinians

Yesh Din petitioned Israel to evacuate the settlement of Adei Ad, east of Shilo. Instead, Israel intends to legalize Adei Ad and four other illegal outposts, which contain settlers who have committed violence against Palestinians

Here's how many people die from terrorism compared to gun violence

In the wake of the Umpqua Community College Shooting, President Obama asked the press to compare how many people die from gun violence compared to terrorism, and place the charts against each other. We did just that. Story by Tony Manfred, editing by Stephen Parkhurst Follow INSIDER: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Hope Solo Will Face Domestic Violence Charges Again

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

The domestic violence charges against Hope Solo that were dropped earlier this year will return after a higher court in King County reversed a lower court’s decision to dismiss them. Solo had been charged with two counts of misdemeanor assault. Show More Summary

What Asian Americans Owe African Americans

Trayvon Martin. Eric Garner. Sandra Bland. Michael Brown. It feels like nearly every day I'm confronted with yet another video in the news with raw scenes of violence against African Americans. We are in the middle of a civil rights emergency and the Black Lives Matter movement is on the front lines. I am horrified by these deaths. Show More Summary

Hope Solo wil face domestic violence charges, again

Hope Solo is once again facing domestic violence charges after an appeals court on Friday overturned a lower court’s decision to dismiss the case brought against her last year that alleged she assaulted her nephew and half-sister, ESPNW reports. The case stemming from the June 2014 incident was originally dismissed by Washington state’s Kirkland Municipal Court […]

Australia deports American anti-abortion activist

Country's highest court ruled that he posed a threat to public order amid concerns he could incite violence against women

Anti-Abortion Activist Will Be Deported From Australia Over Concerns He’s A Threat To Women

"Mr. Newman’s presence in Australia risks inciting intimidation and violence against vulnerable women.” The post Anti-Abortion Activist Will Be Deported From Australia Over Concerns He’s A Threat To Women appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Op-ed: End Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women

Today in the Detroit Free-Press, HRC President Chad Griffin and HRC board member Judy Shepard wrote about the increase of anti-transgender violence.

LeBron James Comments on Cleveland-Area Drive-by Shooting

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James spoke out against violence Thursday night after a string of shootings in the Cleveland area, including one that killed a five-month-old girl. WKYC reports the child was struck in the chest during a drive-by shooting in Cleveland Thursday. Show More Summary

How often is hate-motivated violence committed against Christians in the U.S.?

The Oregon shooter who killed nine people at Umpqua Community College on Thursday reportedly singled out Christians for slaughter. Witness Anastasia Boylan told CNN that the shooter, identified by U.S. law enforcement as Chris Harper Mercer, said to one student as he fired at her:  "[B]ecause you’re a Christian, you’re going to see God in just about one second." […]

New Book: America Was Built On Slavery And It Was Much Worse Than You Might Imagine

Slaves as money. A breeding industry. Founding fathers of white supremacy. This August, when Hillary Clinton met with Black Lives Matter protesters, they told her that ongoing violence and prejudice against blacks was part of a long historic continuum where, for example, today’s prison system descended from the old Southern plantations. Show More Summary


WELL, IF THEY CAN’T TAG HIM AS A TEA PARTIER, THIS STORY WILL DIE FAST: Oregon gunman singled out Christians during rampage. Because violence against Christians doesn’t interest Obama, or help his narrative. And the press is all about helping his narrative.

Listen To This Crying Mom's Plea To Congress On Gun Violence

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Margaret Eaddy  was one of  hundreds of people gathered outside the U.S. Capitol last month for a rally against gun violence. Everyone there had a story. Some lost siblings. Some lost friends. Eaddy lost her son, Jonathan. Show More Summary

China’s Desperate Battle Against Separatist Terrorism

If Thailand's allegation proves to be true, the Bangkok blast would mark a rare spillover of violence related to Uighurs outside China.

Stop The Domestic Violence: Warren Sapp Strikes Plea Deal In Girlfriend’s Head-Stomping Case

Warren Sapp To Plead Guilty To Domestic Violence Charge According to a TMZ report, ex-NFL meathead Warren Sapp has negotiated a plea deal in the domestic violence case against him. If you recall, Sapp was charged with stomping his girlfriend’s

Ben Carson Jokes About How He Used to Run from Police: 'That Was Back in the Day before They Would Shoot You'  

Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson took a moment while speaking at the University of New Hampshire, Wednesday, to make a joke about his childhood and the current state of police violence against black people.

To End Violence Against Women, End Violence Against Boys

In her quest to achieve some semblance of justice in the world and in her own life, abuse survivor Rachael Kay Albers angrily sought refuge in feminism. Until one day, she noticed an irony: In her aggressive approach to fighting forShow More Summary

Op-ed: What Does the UN’s Agenda 2030 Mean for LGBT People?

For too long LGBT people have indeed been left behind –– ostracized by society, discriminated against, and persecuted. Sadly, in many places today, they continue to be subject to violence and oppression simply because of who they are and whom they love.

Tanya Plibersek 'Deeply Concerned' By Nauru Rapes; Less Concerned About Bringing Victims To Oz

Amid the growing furore over violence against women, the Shadow Foreign Minister has dodged questions about bringing women held in detention on Nauru to Australia. Max Chalmers reports.

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