Post Tagged with: "Women’s rights"

Male Guard Videotaping Female Strip Search Can’t Look, Federal Judge Rules 4th Amendment Violation

“It is plainly unconstitutional to require a female inmate to expose herself, particularly to the extreme degree required during a strip search, in the presence of a male officer. [Assuming] the male officer doing the videotaping was able somehow to avert his eyes while using the camera.”
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  The woman stands nude before an anonymous man who is holding a video camera. Why? She has committed the “horrible” crime of being suicidal or needing protective custody or merely breaking a rule. Every one of the women at this all-female prison, in Western Massachusetts, Regional Women’s Correctional Center, who […]

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Study Proves That 80% Of Americans Don’t Know Anything About Abortion

Study Proves That 80% Of Americans Don’t Know Anything About Abortion

If you’ve heard any debate about abortion, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that the people who most oppose abortion know the least about it. They’re not alone, though – it turns out that an astounding 80% of Americans aren’t aware of even the most basic facts regarding abortion! In a study by researchers […]

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Real Women Super Heroes Chase Down Terrified Islamic State Killers (IMAGES)

The Jihadists Are Terrified Of The Women Soldiers.

Oh wow! These real women super heroes don’t mess around. The heavily-armed women are hot on the trail of Islamic State [IS] guys, formerly known as ISIS. And the killers are quaking in their sandals, because if a woman kills a jihadist man in battle, he does not get their Heaven ticket […]

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Radicalized British Man Beheads American Journalist James Foley

"Unfortunately they are amongst some of the most vicious and vociferous fighters who are out there. That is unfortunately just a part of their radicalisation."

  A British man is wearing the black Islamic garb of the militant ISIS fighters, his face masked. He stands alone in stark outline against the desert sands of Syria next to a kneeling James Foley, the kidnapped American journalist. Foley is wear a bright orange jumpsuit and awaits what he […]

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Morgue Attendant Had Sex With Nearly 100 Dead Women

“I would just get on top of them and pull my pants down.”

Oh gross. Karen Range was only 19 when someone raped and murdered her. And then Douglas raped her, too, leaving his semen inside her corpse. Twenty-three-year-old Charlene Appling was six months pregnant when a man murdered and strangled her. Already a victim, Kenneth Douglas, a morgue attendant attacked her again. He raped her […]

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Woman Journalist In Lethal War Zone Helicopter Crash Then Reports From Her Hospital Bed

Yet here was General Majid, an Iraqi Arab himself, who was taking off from his own job — he was in charge of training for the Iraqi air force — to help these people.“He told me it was the most important thing he had done in his life, the most significant thing he had done in his 35 years of flying.”

As we enter an aircraft, there is always that nagging feeling of defying gravity and a quasi-prayer we will survive just one more time. The feeling comes back as we accelerate, when we hit a rough pocket of air and when we make our descent. As we deplane, we mumble […]

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Minorities Beware: Republican Congressman Candidate Wants To End MLK Day, Equal Pay And LGBT Rights

Minorities Beware: Republican Congressman Candidate Wants To End MLK Day, Equal Pay And LGBT Rights

On Tuesday, State Sen. Glenn Grothman (R) just slid by in Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district Republican party with 215 more votes than his opponent. In November, Grothman will run to succeed Wisconsin’s Tom Petri, going against Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris (D). Is he right for the job? If you’re […]

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Women Must Prove Virginity Or Get Pap Smears In Order To Teach In Brazil

Women Must Prove Virginity Or Get Pap Smears In Order To Teach In Brazil

The São Paulo department of education’s standards for women are blatantly sexist and unconstitutional. Under a state health standard, all teachers applying for jobs are required to undergo physical examinations. For men, this means prostate exams – only if they’re over 40 years old. For all women, this means invasive gynecological […]

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Young Woman In India Cuts Man’s Penis Off When He Tries To Rape Her

Young Woman In India Cuts Man’s Penis Off When He Tries To Rape Her

In India, a teen girl delivered a swift blow of justice to her rapist, severing his penis completely with a knife. The rapist – who is also her uncle – is now being sought out by detectives who applaud the teen for her “courage.” According to Madhepura district police, the young woman […]

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India Right-wing Party Calls Rape Accusations ‘Fashionable’

India Right-wing Party Calls Rape Accusations ‘Fashionable’

On Saturday, India right-wing party Shiv Sena took the side of an officer who had been accused of rape by a model, claiming that reporting sexual assault has “become a fashion” and questioning the victim’s motives. In an article called “Saamana” (To Confront), Shiv Sena wrote: “Cases of charging men with […]

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Senate Democrats Fight Back Against Women’s Healthcare Restrictions With SB 1696

Senate Democrats Fight Back Against Women’s Healthcare Restrictions With SB 1696

On July 15, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on SB 1696, otherwise known as The Women’s Health Protection Act. The bill was first introduced in November of last year, by Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut. The bill now has 35 cosponsors, all democrats, except Bernie Sanders, the […]

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Remote Controlled Contraceptive Implant Could Be Available In Just Four Years

Remote Controlled Contraceptive Implant Could Be Available In Just Four Years

A new exciting development in the world of contraceptives has just been announced – a remote-controlled contraceptive computer chip has been developed by Massachusetts startup MicroCHIPS. This chip, which can be implanted under a woman’s skin, will release small doses of the hormone levonorgestrel every day for 16 years. Sixteen years might […]

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Tennessee Makes First Controversial Arrest Under New Pregnancy Criminalization Law

Tennessee Makes First Controversial Arrest Under New Pregnancy Criminalization Law

In early July, 26-year-old Mallory Loyola brought a baby girl into the world. However two days after giving birth, this joyous event was cut short when the state of Tennessee charged the new mother with assault. This makes Loyola the first women to be arrested under Tennessee’s new law to criminally charge […]

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Indian Village Council Ordered Teen Girl To Be Raped As Punishment

Indian Village Council Ordered Teen Girl To Be Raped As Punishment

In remote eastern India, a 14-year-old girl was punished for a sexual assault claim involving her brother – by being dragged into a forest and raped. The worst part about this? This horrific punishment was ordered by the village council. Top local police official Jitendra Singh reported that two men have […]

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Fox News ‘Girls Gone Mild’ Segment Reminds Women “Not To Raise Their Voices” (VIDEO)

Fox News ‘Girls Gone Mild’ Segment Reminds Women “Not To Raise Their Voices” (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, a Fox & Friends segment called ‘Girls Gone Mild’ warned women who wanted to succeed in the workplace “not to raise their voices” or speak too much. Fox News host Steve Doocy introduced the book “Executive Presence” by Sylvia Ann Hewlett by mentioning that women should wear “well-cut jeans with […]

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New Study Shows Link Between Female Economic Dependence And Right Wing Sexual Morality

New Study Shows Link Between Female Economic Dependence And Right Wing Sexual Morality

It may not come as a surprise to find out that strict sexual purity morality coincides with with economic dependence for women, but a new national study has clearly established the connection. The study, which is titled “Female Economic Dependence and the Morality of Promiscuity” was conducted by Michael E. […]

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Female CEOs Have More Financially Successful Companies

Female CEOs Have More Financially Successful Companies

According to Fortune Magazine’s analysis of data from Factset Research Systems, it’s companies that have female CEOs that are beating the stock market. At Fortune 1000 companies with women in the top role, there was an average return of 103.4% over the women’s tenures. Over the same periods, there was an […]

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The Obamacare Effect: More Than Half Of Privately Insured Women Can Now Get Free Birth Control

The Obamacare Effect: More Than Half Of Privately Insured Women Can Now Get Free Birth Control

While the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision was upsetting, we shouldn’t lose sight of the larger picture: Thanks to President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, millions more women are being given access to free birth control. What’s more, health care experts say that trend is likely to become even more […]

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Female Justices Get Together To Write Blistering Dissent Of New Contraceptive Case

Female Justices Get Together To Write Blistering Dissent Of New Contraceptive Case

It’s been less than a week since the Supreme Court’s disastrous Hobby Lobby decision which granted businesses exemptions from covering birth control for their employees if the owners have a religious objection to it and that decision has already come back to haunt them. Despite the court’s assertion that the […]

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Watch CNN Blast Hobby Lobby For Investing In Birth Control While They Deny It To Their Female Employees (VIDEO)

Watch CNN Blast Hobby Lobby For Investing In Birth Control While They Deny It To Their Female Employees (VIDEO)

Conservative Christians often engage in blatant hypocrisy, but Hobby Lobby is a Christian-owned business that takes it to a whole new level.

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