California attempts to end animal malpractice

California attempts to end animal malpractice

While the thought of furry, little puppies and kittens can bring a smile to just about anyone’s face, the horrific truth behind mass breeding has quite the opposite effect. California has announced itself the first state to ban mass breeding operations like puppy mills and kitten factories by creating a new law that demands pet shops only sell dogs, cats, and rabbits that are not a product of mass breeding. 

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Egypt behind in gay rights

Egypt behind in gay rights

Judgement is a powerful emotion. It can fuel a rage that is uncontainable, causing a plethora of disastrous outcomes. We have seen judgement since the dawn of time, whether it’s from the thoughts we have about the Earth being flat, religion being the reigning rule while science means nothing, or that the pigment in our skin determines whether we are better than someone else.

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Allowing Saudi Arabian women to drive may be inauthentic

Allowing Saudi Arabian women to drive may be inauthentic

Many believe that the black veil that covers the face of a Saudi woman defines oppression. After all, the niqab, according to their faith, is worn in public and in front of men who are not related to them, so the women don’t show off their beauty. Compared to other nations, women’s rights in Saudi Arabia are extremely limited.

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Victory for same-sex parental rights in Arizona

Victory for same-sex parental rights in Arizona

The Obama administration legalized gay marriage in the United States in 2015, arguably the biggest milestone to occur regarding same-sex couples in the U.S. Although our nation was not the first country to legalize gay marriage, following behind several other countries, it was still a big deal. Now comes another milestone for same-sex couples.

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Brock Turner: the literal textbook definition of rape

Brock Turner: the literal textbook definition of rape

Remember the ex-Stanford all-star swimmer, Brock Turner? Many remember him by that title, but I remember him as a rapist who only got three months of jail time. The authors of “Introduction to Criminal Justice: System, Diversity, and Change Second Edition” want to make sure we brand Turner the title for the rest of his life.

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