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Under new abortion laws, men who impregnate women face zero consequences

That means more men like my father, who abandoned his family decades ago

‘We cannot put people in jail for this’: Prosecutors vow not to bring charges under severe abortion laws

One legal scholar, however, said states can sidestep district attorneys who refuse to enforce state laws

Taiwan just became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. Advocates hope others will follow.

Some countries may already be on their way

Is revenge porn free speech? Some states might say yes.

Forty-five states have revenge-porn laws in place. They vary greatly.

Only 3 women had a voice in the Alabama Senate as 25 men passed the abortion ban

Women comprise 51 percent of Alabama’s population, but just 15 percent of the legislature, according to one figure

Alabama’s Senate just passed the most restrictive abortion ban in the country. Here’s how it played out.

The Republican-held Senate made no exceptions for victims of rape or incest

‘We cannot afford to lose any more time’: Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange

The allegations date back to August 2010, when the WikiLeaks founder was accused of sexual misconduct and assault by two Swedish women

In Alabama, some Republican lawmakers are questioning the state’s latest abortion bill, which doesn’t include exceptions for rape or incest

Lawmakers are scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill that would all but ban abortion in the state

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scandal, saying her daughter had no part in the scheme

The government is reportedly recommending four months in prison for Huffman and a $20,000 fine