What’s Current: Donald Trump says there ‘has to be some form of punishment’ for women who have abortions

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Donald Trump suggests there “has to be some form of punishment” for women who seek abortion if it were banned in the U.S. (as he believes it should be).

Canadaland discovers that Ghomeshi case Judge’s son works for Marie Henein’s brother.

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich continues his pattern of making  sexist remarks towards women, saying to one woman at a CNN town hall on Tuesday in Milwaukee, “Are you available? You look great tonight,” in response to her question.

Why social media companies aren’t liable for profiting off the abuse of women and girls on their platforms:

“For most people Section 230 [of the Communications Decency act], sometimes called the Good Samaritan Clause, is an obscure piece of legislation, but for those of us who live much of our personal or professional lives online it’s one of the most significant laws on the books. Nearly every problem we have with finding solutions to online abuse can be traced back to this law or to the spirit that lies behind it.”

German railway company plans to introduce female-only train cars.

Check out Lierre Keith’s new poem, “When I Found The Women!”

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.