What’s Current: Trump nominee for Supreme Court a win for anti-abortion campaigners

Neil Gorsuch — Photograph: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty

Trump nominates Neil Gorsuch, who anti-abortion campaigners believe will be key to overturning Roe v. Wade, to fill Supreme Court vacancy.

Anti FGM-campaigner Leyla Hussein writes an open letter to her adolescent daughter in light of the Trump presidency:

“When the election of Donald Trump was announced, you climbed into my bed and asked: ‘Mum, does the world hate us women so much?’ I was heartbroken myself and didn’t know how to answer you.”

Milo Yiannopoulos event cancelled in Berkeley after protestors throw bricks and fireworks at the building.

Police arrest 474 in California human trafficking sting, rescuing 28 victims of child exploitation and 27 adult victims.

Female artist Caroline Louise Daly finally gets credit for her 19th-century watercolours featured at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Tracadie Harbour, P.E.I. They had been falsely attributed to two men.

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