Alabama & Other States Control Women’s Bodies Including How Mothers-To-Be Deliver their Babies

By Rebecca Grant: All the lights were off in the used RV that night, and the blinds were closed to prevent anyone from seeing inside. Five people huddled in the small main room. Kate Petty, 34, lay on a bed that had been converted from a fold-down dinette table, underneath a large painting of a leopard. Her husband, Caleb, whose beard and long hair is … Continue reading Alabama & Other States Control Women’s Bodies Including How Mothers-To-Be Deliver their Babies

Tantrum Trump Invites Press in to Witness His Destructive Discussions – Watch Full White House Embarrassing Debate Here

By Mary Marie of Fly Media: A very intense meeting between President Donald Trump, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer just occurred while being live broadcast moments ago. It was a disaster. Personal aides to the President were shocked that he invited the press into the meeting. Chuck Schumer in part of a heated discussion asked the President if we … Continue reading Tantrum Trump Invites Press in to Witness His Destructive Discussions – Watch Full White House Embarrassing Debate Here

Legislative Branch Takes Control Over Judicial Branch One State at a Time – How it’s Unfolding in Georgia

By Johnny Edwards via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Earlier this year, the director of the state’s judicial watchdog agency called a judge about his oversight of a business dispute and influenced him to withdraw from the case. That involvement by the Judicial Qualifications Commission in a south Georgia lawsuit now is raising the kinds of concerns critics voiced when the Legislature overhauled the agency, an investigation … Continue reading Legislative Branch Takes Control Over Judicial Branch One State at a Time – How it’s Unfolding in Georgia

How the Blue Wave Election Drowned Both Female Led Campaigns & Women Trying to Change the Course of Elections

By ABBY LIVINGSTON via POLITICO: El Paso – When Jody Casey came aboard as Beto O’Rourke’s campaign manager in late summer 2017, she faced a dilemma. She was a political novice and O’Rourke family friend who had quit her sales job at General Electric to join the campaign. She was stationed in El Paso, the most remote of major American cities. She was leading a … Continue reading How the Blue Wave Election Drowned Both Female Led Campaigns & Women Trying to Change the Course of Elections

Gender Pay Inequality Hits Everywhere Including High Price to Commute for Women

By Julia Carpenter via CNN Business – There’s the wage gap, the bonus gap, the promotions gap — and then there’s the commuting gap.   New research shows that even when it comes to negotiating the distance between work and home, men and women inhabit different realities. For many men, the commute to work is a fact of life, something non-negotiable and relatively uncomplicated — … Continue reading Gender Pay Inequality Hits Everywhere Including High Price to Commute for Women

Creepy Ads vs Individual Privacy; With No Legislation, Privacy Always Loses

By Yael Grauer via Medium –  Let’s put something to rest: Facebook isn’t spying through your phone’s microphone to serve you ads for sweatshirts and seltzer water. It probably couldn’t even if it wanted to. But if the social network isn’t listening to you, that doesn’t mean the rest of the world isn’t watching. Advertisements in the real world are becoming more technologically sophisticated, integrating … Continue reading Creepy Ads vs Individual Privacy; With No Legislation, Privacy Always Loses

Police Retaliation for Rape Report of Police Officer in Nashville

Nashville Police officer sues department for allegedly retaliating against her for reporting rape by another officer By Julia Jacobo via ABC News – A Nashville Police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against her employer, accusing the department of retaliating against her after she reported that she was raped by a fellow officer. On May 2, 2016, Officer Monica Blake, 36, was strangled and sexually … Continue reading Police Retaliation for Rape Report of Police Officer in Nashville