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250 Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Groups Condemn “Bathroom Bills” Targeting Transgender Population

NC Governor Pat McCrory has stated he will not repeal HB2 (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women released a statement Thursday opposing anti-transgender initiatives–such as North Carolina’s notorious HB2–because they will inevitably increase violence against transgender people rather than protect women from violence. 250+ Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Orgs: Support Trans Community https://t.co/xI41ybQWw3 #ProtectEveryone …

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Report Says Violence Against Women In Pakistan ‘Rampant’ As Coalition Forms To Repeal Punjab Law Criminalizing Domestic Abuse

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A report published by the independent Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on the treatment of women in Pakistan has revealed horrific widespread abuse.  The group’s annual report details gang rapes, acid attacks, kidnapping, amputations, burnings and over a thousand “honor” crimes where women were killed for “domestic disputes, alleged illicit …

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Ex-Cop In Missouri On Trial For Sexually Assaulting Women And Children On Duty Found Dead In Jail Cell

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Marty L. Rainey, the former Gasconade County, Missouri deputy in Set. Genevieve County jail for multiple state and federal charges alleging he sexually assaulted several women, one of whom was underage, was found dead in his cell Saturday morning. Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Major Jason Schott said the Missouri State …

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Former Sheriff’s Deputy in Alabama Arrested On Three Sexual Abuse Of Minors Charges

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Carl Nathan Weeks Jr., 33, a former Franklin County sheriff’s deputy was arrested by the State Bureau of Investigation on three charges of sexual abuse involving minors.  A grand jury later indicted Weeks on six total counts of sexual abuse including one account of rape. Weeks is a current member of …

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