September 19, 2018

3D-printed gun activist Cody Wilson accused of sexually assaulting a minor

Cody Wilson, a gun activist who has been in the national spotlight recently fighting for 3D-printed guns, has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor, according to reports from local outlets in Austin, Texas. The victim was only identified as “juvenile female under the age of 17,” and in an interview last month, she told […]
September 19, 2018

3D-printed gun activist Cody Wilson accused of sexually assaulting a minor

Cody Wilson, a gun activist who has been in the national spotlight recently fighting for 3D-printed guns, has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor, according to reports from local outlets in Austin, Texas. The victim was only identified as “juvenile female under the age of 17,” and in an interview last month, she told […]
September 18, 2018

Spokesperson for pro-Kavanaugh group says Christine Blasey Ford is describing ‘horseplay’

Christine Blasey Ford says that, some 35 years ago, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attempted to rape her. Kavanaugh denies it happened — and even if it did, a group supporting him argues, the conduct Blasey Ford describes wasn’t attempted rape at all, but rather “boorishness” and “too rough horse play.” Carrie Severino, the chief […]
September 17, 2018

Hatch shrugs off Kavanaugh allegations, urges Senate to consider who he is ‘today’

The Senate should consider who Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is “today,” even if allegations that he attempted to rape a woman in high school are found to be credible, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said Monday. “If that was true, I think it would be hard for senators to not consider who the judge is […]
September 17, 2018

The list of Republicans who have called on the Senate to delay Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote

A growing number of Republican legislators are calling for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process to be delayed over allegations of sexual predation, which were made public last week. On Sunday afternoon, the woman accusing Kavanaugh of attempted rape spoke publicly for the first time, telling the Washington Post Kavanaugh forced himself on her and covered […]
September 16, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser speaks for the first time in interview with Washington Post

On Sunday, the woman at the center of stunning claims, accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, spoke out publicly about her allegations for the first time. The woman, Christine Blasey Ford, provided her account of the incident to The Washington Post, days after details of her letter leaked. According to the report, she […]
September 16, 2018

Wildfires in Utah rage on, displacing more than 6,000 people

Two enormous wildfires burning in Utah have displaced more than 6,000 people. As of Saturday afternoon, the two fires had grown to cover a combined 86,107 acres, wreaking havoc on air quality around the state. The two fires — at Pole Creek and Bald Mountain in Utah and Juab counties, respectively — could be the […]
September 16, 2018

Ocasio-Cortez: Trump’s Maria denialism highlights modern day colonial relationship with Puerto Rico

President Trump’s continued denialism regarding the number of deaths due to Hurricane Maria last year is indicative of a dismissive and retrograde point of view of Puerto Rico, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday. “First and foremost, there is a systemic issue here, and that is the modern day colonial relationship that the United States has with Puerto Rico,” she […]
September 14, 2018

It’s the ‘year of the woman.’ But what does that really mean?

Over and over again, 2018 has been touted as the “year of the woman.” A record number of women are running for office at every level of government, and a record number of women will be competing in the general elections. In total, 256 women won their congressional primaries this year, 22 vying for the […]
September 14, 2018

A slew of down-ballot progressive victories will hold Andrew Cuomo’s feet to the fire

Progressive insurgents toppled six Democratic state senators in New York’s primary elections Thursday night, decimating a group of breakaway Democrats formerly known as the Independent Democratic Caucus (IDC) that caucused with Republicans — and likely reshaping the state legislature for years to come. While Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily won his Democratic primary, staving off a […]