The Guardian: The cautionary tale of The Whale
This is the second ship strike and death to occur this year in California’s waters, although we’re still short of the record four deaths in 2007.
Zero at the Bone: The Maguindanao Massacre
And this came just two days before the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women.
New York Times: Rape In Afghanistan A Profound Problem, UN Says
“…there is no explicit provision in the 1976 Afghan penal code that criminalises rape,” Niland said.
Interestingly, the decision to remember Penner as female in his obituary lies in direct opposition to a longtime cause of the LGBT movement: Ensuring that the mainstream media accurately represent the gender identity of transgender subjects.
For the state as well: the Plavix campaign ended up costing 27 state Medicaid programs an additional $207 million from 2001-2005, say the authors of the study.
Jewish Daily Forward: The ‘Crime’ of Praying with a Tallit, and a Plea for Tolerance
Feminist Orthodox women are demanding to take an active part in Jewish life. Egalitarian Orthodox synagogues, in which women don tallitot and lead services, are popping up like mushrooms after rain.