CA Corrections Officers Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Charges
Allegations of sexual misconduct at four California women's prisons have forced the resignations of five male corrections officers. Another officer will face sexual assault charges and has been placed on administrative leave. Kati Corsaut, Corrections Department spokesperson for the California Institution for Women in Frontera, said that another 40 male employees of the Frontera facility will face investigations.
10/17/2014 Student Activists Across the Country Are Fighting Extreme Anti-Abortion Ballot Measures - In Tennessee, North Dakota, and Colorado - three states deciding ballot measures aimed at restricting birth control access and outlawing abortion in the upcoming election - student activists are mobilizing to get out the vote.
Members of student-ledFeminist Majority Leadership Alliancegroup Vanderbilt Feminists at Vanderbilt University have been working tirelessly to get out the word about Tennessee's Amendment 1, which would take the right of privacy for reproductive rights out of the state constitution and give local legislators the power to restrict access to abortion, even in the case of rape, incest, or to save the life of the woman, and outlaw many forms of birth control, such as the IUD or the pill. . . .