Source: Amnesty International
Amnesty International recently released their annual report on the countries with the most executions. With 43 total executions in 2012 the USA ranked 5th this year on Amnesty’s list for the worst offenders. Who else is on this cringe-worthy list? At the top is China followed by Iran, [...]
This Tuesday the senate finally passed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization. The bill passed with a vote of 78-22. It’s worth noting that all of those opposed to its passage were Republican men, including Marco Rubio (R- FL), the now infamous water guzzler from Tuesday night, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell [...]
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The recent school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and the rush to address the gun issue in the aftermath of the shootings, has once again put the issues of gun violence, gun control, and the second amendment into our living rooms. People are asking: Do we need [...]
English: Right to Deathers (Photo credit: Wikipedia)As we mentioned, January 22nd, marked the 40th anniversary of the passage of Roe v Wade.
Forty years to the date, NBC News/Wall Street Journal released a poll showing that for the first time ever, the majority of Americans think abortion should be legal in all or [...]
The nation is still reeling with shock and outrage one month after the devastating school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. The recent tragedy prompted Johns Hopkins University to convene global leaders in gun policy and violence to present research findings and engage in dialogue during the Summit on Reducing Gun Violence [...]
Women’s health advocates are celebrating the fortieth birthday of Roe vs. Wade, the landmark court case that legalized abortion in America. This decision had led to increased well-being among American women, as abortion is now safer and occurs earlier in pregnancy.
Although there is cause to celebrate this milestone, the 92 abortion-restricting provisions [...]