Roughly 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to gun related violence, the most of any other nation by far. I wish I were surprised when I read about a new mass shooting, but we have gotten to a point where they’ve become a normal part of our lives. Rather than being sad or even
April is Genocide Prevention Month: a time to reflect upon the tragedy of past genocides, recognize current mass atrocities and fight for peace.
At a college house party, a red cup sits comfortably in his hand. His other hand is on the wall, his arm outstretched and his body maneuvered around her in a way that makes her feel trapped. He asks her over the loud music if he can get her a drink.
Gender-based violence, exploitation, and violations of human rights pose a dire threat to women’s overall security worldwide.
Weinstein: The Violence Against Women Act has been an invaluable tool for preventing, investigating, and prosecuting violent crimes targeting women.
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A longtime Canadian Reform leader asks: Can Canadians and Americans feel connected to one Jewish movement? Can they feel equally represented by a single organization?
URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs on Charlottesville: We Condemn Neo-Nazi hate speech and call for an end to violence; but “Moral Equivalence of violence and hate “on many sides” is troubling. We commend the opening of President Trump’s statement condemning the “egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence” but are deeply troubled by the moral equivalence evident in President Trump’s statement today.
For years, members of the United States military were fighting a silent, internal battle: sexual assault was rampant and the military was covering it up.