Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: sexual assault

‘Millions of us have your back:’ #DearProfessorFord goes viral as women...

"Millions of us have your back. We call on Senators to demand a full, fair and trauma-informed investigation."

As Blasey Ford alleges Kavanaugh assaulted her, will Senate repeat mistakes...

She at first expected her story to be kept confidential, but changed her mind after it leaked. She now says she is willing to testify about her experience.

Kavanaugh accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, willing to testify before Senate: Attorney

"She's willing to do whatever it takes to get her story forth."

New York DA files addition sex-crime charges against Harvey Weinstein

Additional charges against Weinstein were announced on Monday as more victims continue to step forward.

Prosecutors drop felony charge after Missouri Governor resigns

In light of Eric Greitens’ recent resignation, the Missouri House committee is no longer pursuing impeachment proceedings against the former governor.

Bill Cosby guilty of sexual assault charges

Accused of sexually assaulting at least 50 women during his decades-long career, the jury in his retrial found him guilty Thursday of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.

DOJ sues Houston for sexual discrimination against female firefighters

According to the Justice Department, at least nine complaints were filed, but that failed to stop the abuse and only led to an even more hostile work environment.

White House Staff Secretary resigns amid abuse allegations

Rob Porter is resigning from office while denying the allegations against him.

RNC finance chair Steve Wynn resigns amid sexual assault accusations

As CEO of Wynn Resorts, Steve Wynn allegedly established a pattern of sexual abuse toward his employees over several decades.

Former USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to 175 years in prison

“Larry is a hardened and determined sexual predator ... the most dangerous type of abuser."

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Officer in Breonna Taylor shooting indicted for firing into neighbors’ homes

“With all we know about Breonna Taylor’s killing, how could a fair and just system result in today’s decision?”

The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

2020’s first presidential debate does not have climate as discussion topic

“It is critical that every debate includes questions that ask the candidates what they would do to address climate change and environmental injustice.”