El Salvador violated rights of woman who had abortion and died in prison, court rules

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that El Salvador had violated the rights of a woman who was sent to prison for breaching the country’s tough abortion laws and died while serving her 30-year sentence. An El Salvador court sentenced the woman only identified as Manuela in 2008 for aggravated homicide afterContinue reading “El Salvador violated rights of woman who had abortion and died in prison, court rules”

Amazon Denied a Worker Pregnancy Accommodations. Then She Miscarried.

Patty Hernandez, a 23-year-old Amazon warehouse worker in Tracy, California, miscarried after pleading with her manager and human resources for lighter duty. Tracy, California is an hour drive inland from the San Francisco. If you’re an Amazon customer in the San Francisco Bay Area, chances are your packages pass through the hands of an AmazonContinue reading “Amazon Denied a Worker Pregnancy Accommodations. Then She Miscarried.”

Pennsylvania Republicans cut a lawmaker’s mic after he said the state GOP is ‘100% white’

Pennsylvania’s Republican House leadership cut the microphone of a state Democrat on Wednesday. Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat from Philadelphia, said the GOP delegation “is 100% white.” Sims accused the Pennsylvania GOP of pursuing a “grossly, predictably misogynistic agenda.” A Pennsylvania Democrat had his speech cut short on Wednesday after he said the state’s RepublicanContinue reading “Pennsylvania Republicans cut a lawmaker’s mic after he said the state GOP is ‘100% white’”

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