Trump Administration grits teeth as federal judge rules in favor of undocumented teen abortion

Trump Administration grits teeth as federal judge rules in favor of undocumented teen abortion

Being young is already hard enough as it is. There is so much to learn and so many obstacles that one must go through in order to grow into the person they wish to be. 

One fight in life that no one should have to go through is the fight to make the personal choice of aborting an unwanted pregnancy.

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Mass genocide invisible to rest of the world

Mass genocide invisible to rest of the world

An entire group of people, the Rohingya, are facing a 21st century Southeast Asian holocaust, yet Myanmar officials refuse to acknowledge the Rohingya people and the ongoing atrocity they face. UN Secretary General António Guterres calls the conflict, “the world’s fastest developing refugee emergency and a humanitarian and human rights nightmare.” 

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If not now, then when? The gun control debate

If not now, then when? The gun control debate

People died. Innocent people, who just wanted to enjoy a night of good music, drinks and memories they would never forget. Unfortunately, those who were on Route 91 in Las Vegas will never forget what happened to them. Instead, they will continue to hear gun shots rip through the air. They will continue to hear the screams and pleas for help. They will still remember the blood that stained the streets.

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Prison inmates as firefighters paid unfairly

Prison inmates as firefighters paid unfairly

Firefighters are heroes. But what about the hardworking firefighters who are also prison inmates?          

According to SFGate, 3,800 incarcerated men and women in California serve as firefighters, making up 13 percent of the state’s firefighting force. Each convict who chooses to put themselves in the front lines of firefighting earns $1 per hour fighting fires and $2 per day at the conservation camp which they spend the year at when not fighting fires.

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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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