"We have issued these charges because we believe the evidence will show that self-defense was not warranted."
For many victims of domestic violence, whether their abusive partner has a gun or not is a question of life or death.
"The circumstances of the incarceration of the so-called Angola Three clearly show that the use of solitary confinement in the US penitentiary system goes far beyond what is acceptable under international human rights law," said Mendez.
"It would be comforting to think that slavery is a relic of history, but it remains a scar on humanity on every continent."
For the first time in 40 years, a majority of public school students throughout the Southern and Western United States are low-income.
Protests have been held in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington, among other states.
Worldwide Breastfeeding Week ends today. Here's a roundup of resources and personal stories that came out of the celebration.
Ultimately, if we really all are created in God’s image and equal in his eyes, all must be equal in representing him as faithful servants in his church—whichever that may be.
We stand with Marissa Alexander and support a broad repeal of Stand Your Ground laws in this country.
By Eleanor Smeal I was distraught to learn last night of the unexpected death of Richard Estrada Chavez, the life partner of my dear friend Dolores Huerta, who serves on the Feminist Majority Foundation board of directors. Richard was the younger brother of Cesar Chavez, who cofounded the United Farm Workers (UFW) with Dolores. Richard...