The RNC supports legislation that creates an incentive for individuals and businesses to discriminate against LGBT people. But as the 2016 Presidential election approaches, the RNC may want to rethink its position.
A delegation of United Nations workers visited the United States to observe women’s rights. They concluded that gender inequality in the U.S. was “shocking,” particularly in areas concerning women’s reproductive health and economic ability.
The number of women giving birth outside a hospital has risen dramatically in the past decade. While only 0.79 percent of American births were in homes or birthing centers in 2004, they amounted to 1.28 percent of all births in 2012, and are continuing to climb. A new study published in The New England Journal … Continued
Thousands protest in Hong Kong believing that China’s Communist Party is behind disappearance of notable booksellers.
The Iraqi city of Ramadi is finally liberated after months of being under siege by ISIS. Despite this, both the city and the entire country face an uncertain future as ISIS continues to control in other provinces.
[DIGEST: CNBC, US News and World Report, NBC News, Fox News] The Pentagon reported today that two U.S. Navy boats were taken into Iranian custody around noon EST. Approximately ten U.S. crew members were on board. American officials have received assurances from Iran that the crew and the boats will be returned safely and without … Continued
[DIGEST: The New York Times, CNN-Wire, Vox] A group of armed men hostile to the federal government occupied a building at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns, Oregon, on Saturday night. The exact number of men is unclear: they claim to have over 100 on site; those on the scene believe it to be … Continued