Wednesday, July 8, 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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Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never heard of

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

Former LA Councilman pleads guilty to obstructing federal corruption probe

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison.

A ‘historic day’ as federal judge orders shutdown and removal of Dakota Access Pipeline

This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.
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Monopoly mayhem: Corporations win, workers lose

Big corporations have become so dominant that workers and consumers have fewer options and have to accept the wages and prices these giant corporations offer.