Category: CULTURE & STORY

In 2019, women’s rights are still not explicitly recognized in US Constitution

By Deana Rohlinger, Florida State University Over nine decades, efforts to amend the U.S. Constitution to recognize women’s rights have faced major challenges. Congress finally passed such legislation, known as the Equal Rights Amendment, in 1972. The amendment would recognize women’s equal rights to men under the law. Despite concerted campaigns by women’s rights groups,…

Corporate Media ‘Culpable,’ Say Women’s Rights Advocates, for Bolstering Trump’s Abortion Lies

by Julia Conley Donald Trump believes that YOU will believe that doctors are monsters, women are completely craven, and Democrats have black souls, because that’s the only way his attacks make sense. Don’t prove him right by buying this BS. »     Women’s rights advocates were relieved late Monday when Senate Democrats blocked an extreme…

LONG-LOST RECORDS SURFACE IN WRONGFUL CONVICTION CASE

by Christian Sheckler, South Bend Tribune, and Ken Armstrong, ProPublica.This story was originally published by ProPublica. Newly released documents show the lead detective in an Elkhart, Indiana, police investigation that led to a pair of wrongful convictions was forced to resign because of sexual misconduct with an informant, the details of which the city had…