Archive for the ‘violence’ Category

Today, the U.S. Senate joined the House of Representatives in passing the Matthew Shepard Act and sent it to President Bush. The Matthew Shepard Act provides an opportunity for communities to receive federal resources in the prosecution of crimes based on the victim’s actual or perceived sexual orientation, disability, gender and gender identity. This can […]


Right Action

28Sep07

Today marks the 11th day of protests in Burma, where a popular uprising led by Buddhist monks is challenging the military government on issues of economic hardships and political freedom. While at first treating the protests peacefully, the government has now turned to violence to bring the demonstrations down. As a result, at least 13 […]