Anthony Cumia Pleads Guilty in Domestic Abuse Strangulation Case, Gets a Very Nice Deal 

Racist shock jock Anthony Cumia, who assaulted his girlfriend in an attack, the aftermath of which she broadcast live on Periscope, pleaded guilty last week to third-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing. If Cumia completes rehab and and a batterers intervention program, the charges will be reduced and…

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After the Brock Turner Case, Would Recalling Judge Aaron Persky Really Achieve Anything?

The anti-sexism and sexual violence group UltraViolet has made it their mission to get Judge Aaron Persky removed from the bench, after he recently handed Stanford rapist Brock Turner a six month sentence. It’s not appealing to defend anyone involved in this case, but it does bring up heavy questions as to what kind…

Member of Parliament Jo Cox Fatally Shot, Stabbed After Weekly Meeting With Her Constituents [Updated]

Jo Cox, a 41-year-old member of Parliament, has reportedly died after being shot and stabbed in public Thursday morning by a man who reportedly shouted “Britain first” as he attacked her. Cox has publicly supported remaining in the European Union during Brexit, the ongoing debate over whether Great Britain should…

Federal Appeals Court Rules Concealed Carry Isn't Guaranteed Under the Second Amendment 

A federal appeals court in California has ruled that Americans don’t have an automatic right to carry concealed weapons in public under the Second Amendment. The ruling upholds a law requiring people to have “good cause” to be granted a concealed carry permit. This is sad news for people who badly want to take their…

Alleged Yoga Grifter Charged In Death of Her Twin Sister After Bizarre Crash in Hawaii 

A 37-year-old woman has been charged in the death of her twin sister after the two drove off a cliff on a winding mountain highway in Hawaii. Alison and Ann Dadow ran yoga studios together in South Florida and then Utah, fielding accusations of being “scammers” in both places before abruptly vanishing. They reappeared…

Sexual Battery Investigation Against Ian Connor Reportedly Dropped as New Accuser Comes Forward 

Radar Online is reporting that the sexual assault investigation into Ian Connor, a stylist and model associated with Kanye West and Kylie Jenner, has been dropped. As Jezebel reported in April, 23-year-old Emory University student Malika Anderson accused Connor of rape, but also said she believed the case would…

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Report: Sexual Assault Charges Against Jian Ghomeshi Will Be Dropped, Second Trial Canceled  

Several media outlets are reporting that a second sexual assault trial against disgraced Canadian radio star Jian Ghomeshi won’t proceed. Citing sources close to the case, they all say that the charges against Ghomeshi will be formally dropped Wednesday. The new case was centered around an assault that allegedly took…

Virginia Republicans Will Sue Over Governor Restoring Voting Rights to Felons 

At the end of April, Virginia Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order restoring voting rights to people convicted of felonies. Unhappy state Republicans said on Monday they would file a lawsuit contesting the order, which, according to them, was designed to bulk up Democratic voter rolls in time…