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...
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.
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.
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.
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
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 […]
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.
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
Well, there appears to be a consensus among American voters when it comes to lawsuits filed against gun manufacturers and dealers over gun...
Court condemns eight people for violence against security forces, possession of explosives and the smuggling of weapons.
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
The country's government is hoping to lower the rate of violence against women with phones kitted out with panic buttons and GPS.
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'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.
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
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.
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has partnered with LifeSiteNews in a petition to end the show's depiction of sexual violence.
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...
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 […]
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 […]