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Fast For Families Calls for Immigration Reform

Fast For Families Calls for Immigration Reform

The fast in Washington, DC is now in its fifteenth day.
College Students Charged With Hate Crimes Against Black Roommate

College Students Charged With Hate Crimes Against Black Roommate

Four San Jose State University students have been charged with misdemeanor hate-crime and battery for committing hate crimes against their 17 year-old black roommate.
NY Court Affirms Right of Pregnant Women to Move Freely

NY Court Affirms Right of Pregnant Women to Move Freely

Last week, the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division rejected a lower Family Court's ruling that a woman's decision to move across the country while pregnant was tantamount to "appropriation of the child while in utero"and therefore could bar her custody case from being heard in her new location.
Man Charged in Renisha McBride's Death

Man Charged in Renisha McBride’s Death

"We have issued these charges because we believe the evidence will show that self-defense was not warranted."
Survivors and Advocates Call on Congress to Pass Gun Law Reform

Survivors and Advocates Call on Congress to Pass Gun Law Reform

For many victims of domestic violence, whether their abusive partner has a gun or not is a question of life or death.
UN Human Rights Expert Urges US to End Prolonged Solitary Confinement

UN Human Rights Expert Urges US to End Prolonged Solitary Confinement

"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.
Nearly 30 Million in Slavery Worldwide

Nearly 30 Million in Slavery Worldwide

"It would be comforting to think that slavery is a relic of history, but it remains a scar on humanity on every continent."
Majority of Public School Students in 17 U.S. States are Low-Income

Majority of Public School Students in 17 U.S. States are Low-Income

For the first time in 40 years, a majority of public school students throughout the Southern and Western United States are low-income.
Nationwide Immigration Reform Protests Continue

Nationwide Immigration Reform Protests Continue

Protests have been held in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Washington, among other states.
Roundup: It's (Still) Worldwide Breastfeeding Week!

Roundup: It’s (Still) Worldwide Breastfeeding Week!

Worldwide Breastfeeding Week ends today. Here's a roundup of resources and personal stories that came out of the celebration.