Rights

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
While close to 200 delegates gathered this week at the f ourth National Aboriginal Women’s Summit in Nova Scotia, the Canadian Public Health Association on Monday joined a growing chorus of calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women. In addition, the Association, which calls itself the independent voice for public...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Hong Kong chief executive C.Y. Leung. (Photo: europeanbusinesssumit/flickr/cc)
As talks between Hong Kong protesters and the Chinese government began on...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Observers charge that the "Revictimization Relief Act" will both muzzle prisoners as well as criminalize those media outlets who help to disseminate their voices. (Photo: Joe Piette via Philly IAC)
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Tuesday signed into law a prisoner gag...

Further...

Treading less than lightly, a petition arguing they represent "a dangerous deviation (from) family friendly values" has made Toys 'R Us remove its Breaking Bad action figures of Walter White, Jesse Pinkham and their itty-bitty bag of meth, stack of cash and tighty-whities. A mother had protested the show's themes of drugs and violence. So now the store will remove all their ultimate war machine tactical mission megaforce assault playsets, yes? Bryan Cranston had the last word: Belize.