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“If We Take Care Of Morality, God Will Take Care Of The Economy” Oklahoma Legislature Approves Bill Banning Nearly All Abortions

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New law making it illegal for doctors to perform abortions already being called “the most draconian statewide anti-abortion measure ever.” While America continues to distract itself with the ever-expanding circus that is the GOP Primary Cycle, state legislatures nationwide are not-so-quietly continuing their all-out assault on reproductive rights and women’s …

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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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Anne Arundel County Sheriff Ronald Bateman Arrested For Assaulting His Wife At Home

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In Maryland, Anne Arundel County Sheriff Ronald Bateman, 54, was arrested for second-degree misdemeanor assault after an alleged domestic violence incident yesterday. Around 7:30 PM on Sunday, officers received a domestic violence call and reported to Bateman’s home on Pasadena Yacht Yard Road. Sheriff Bateman’s wife Elsie told police that …

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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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Former Pastor And Missionary Charged With Sexually Assaulting Two Young Girls In Orange County

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80-year old Douglas Whinery of Tustin, California was arrested last week and on charged on Tuesday.  The Orange County District Attorney’s Office said Whinery was charged with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old and an 80-year-old girl. If convicted of the charges, Whinery could face a 100 year to life sentence. He faces …

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State Authorities Raid California Home Of Anti-Abortion Activist Behind Undercover Planned Parenthood Videos

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On his Facebook page, anti-abortion activist David Daleiden posted Tuesday that his home had been raided by the California Department of Justice, which seized a laptop and multiple hard drives. Daleiden was indicted in January on a felony charge of tampering with a governmental record and on a misdemeanor charge for …

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After Defunding Planned Parenthood, Florida Governor Rick Scott Can’t Go Anywhere In Public Without Getting Scoffed

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Chewed out by Florida woman Cara Jennings for cutting medicaid and de-funding Planned Parenthood  Calls Florida Governor an “a–hole” and an “embarrassment”  Rick Scott, the Trump-loving, women-hating governor of Florida, can’t even visit a local Starbucks for a caffeine fix without hearing from disgruntled Floridians enraged over his political theater. …

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Watch: Trump Continues To Defend Assault, Stumbles When Asked If It’s Ok For A “Man To Put A Hand On A Woman”

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Speaking to John Dickerson on CBS’ ‘Face The Nation,’ Trump reiterates that he won’t be firing Corey Lewandowski for assaulting Michelle Fields  When asked about violence towards women, offers half-hearted condemnation eerily reminiscent to his “disavowing” of endorsements from white supremacists/neo-nazis  Donald Trump’s problems with women seem to only be getting …

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Missouri State Rep Mike Moon Argues Its His Right “As A Former Embryo” To Legislate Women’s Bodies

Missouri State Rep Mike Moon

Proposed Amendment House Joint Resolution 98, which would ban abortion permanently in the Missouri Constitution Insists fetuses be afforded ‘constitutional protections’ That awkward moment when a male lawmaker lectures women that it his duty “as a former embryo” to strip abortion rights from women who don’t know any better. Well, …

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