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Gillibrand's quest for military justice

Artist Adam Zyglis (The Buffalo Post) depicts Senator Gillibrand in her efforts to change military policy.

Senator Kristin Gillibrand of New York has been working for 3 years to pass a bill that would shift the prosecution of military sexual assaults to military lawyers, and out of the hands of the military chain of command.   32 more words

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Eboracensis — Reviewer Reviewed (1827)

Eboracensis (pseud.). The Reviewer Reviewed; or, Remarks on Art. III. in the Eighty-ninth Number of the Edinburgh Review, Entitled, ‘Stockton on the Practice of Not Allowing Counsel to Prisoners Accused of Felony’. London: William Pickering, 1827.

William Pickering

Blew — Privy Council Infallibility (1877)

Blew, William John. Privy Council Infallibility: The “Mere Mistake” in the Knightsbridge Judgment, Excused by Mr. Fremantle, Explained by Dr. Cardwell, Exposed by William Blew… 10 more words

Basil Montagu Pickering

Upcoming Book Review: Mel's Story: Surviving Military Sexual Assault

Doonesbury’s Gary Trudeau dedicates more than 100 pages to the story of one soldier who experienced sexual assault and endured military hearings in her push for justice. 7 more words

Sexual Assault

Cosby Comics

Remember when we used to laugh with Bill Cosby?  There are a lot of editorial comics about our fallen hero these days.  You can see a nice collection at… 21 more words

Sexual Assault

Oh, such depravity. Tell me more!

What interests me is how eager so many people were to believe that the sick, twisted, evil of California just got a little sicker, more twisted, and even eviller. 80 more words


Risky hormones, birth defects and the business of pregnancy testing pt I

The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and to facilitate an international and interdisciplinary conversation on pregnancy and its associated bodily and emotional experiences from the medieval to the modern. 1,338 more words

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