Human Rights

Did you know federal money cannot be used for abortions

Federal funding for women’s healthcare has not been allowed to pay for abortions since 1976 Trump signs executive order to defund international healthcare clinics that educate, advocate, or perform abortions Due to the Hyde Amendment, federal funding cannot be used for an abortion unless the pregnancy could kill the woman, or is the result of rape or incest The targeted ...

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Six Journalists Face Up to 10 Years in Prison — For Doing Their Jobs

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Six journalists face potential 10-year sentences and $25,000 fines for reporting on inauguration protests Over 230 people were indiscriminately arrested after incidents of property destruction Journalists identified themselves, but police refused to acknowledge their credentials Charges of felony rioting are now being challenged in several lawsuits Six journalists and at least one legal observer were among some 230 arrested in ...

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Growing concerns that ROZOL poisoning could be the cause of “camp cough” at Standing Rock camps

ROZOL found to be illegally used on Cannonball Ranch and Wilder Ranch In April six bald eagles were found dead along with bison in the area The EPA found that ROZOL had been used illegally in the area to exterminate prairie dogs Chlorophacinone, more commonly known as ROZOL, is an anticoagulant rodenticide Many of the water protectors in Standing Rock have ...

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Video of a fight between Katelyn Nichole Davis and her mother Tammy Rogers gives a glimpse into the 12-year-old’s daily life

Two videos of a fight between Katelyn and her mother give a glimpse into her daily life Katelyn’s mother was known for using pills she claimed were for pain and neglecting her motherly duties In her diary Katelyn claims that her stepfather physically and sexually assaulted her Police are now investigating incidents that occurred before Katelyn’s death It has been ...

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Westboro Baptist Church protested Derby High School after electing a transgender student as Holly Ball King

Westboro Baptist Church protested a high school in Derby, Kansas after a transgender student was elected Holly Ball King Five members of the WBC were greeted by a large crowd of people in support of the student and the school Members of the Patriot Guard circled the area on their motorcycles drowning out the WBC’s songs The group was escorted ...

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Arrests made in Tampa, Florida for feeding the homeless

Members of Tampa Food Not Bombs were arrested on Saturday while feeding the homeless In Tampa you must obtain a pricey permit to feed the homeless in a city park This is not the first time members of the group have been arrested The group says they will continue to feed the homeless and plan on being in the same ...

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