What’s Current: New law in Arkansas allows husbands to block their wives’ abortions

Pro-choice demonstration about Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt in front of SCOTUS (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

A new law in ArkansasArkansas Act 45 — prohibits bans most second trimester abortions and allows the husband of a woman seeking an abortion to sue the doctor, blocking her from having the abortion.

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“Airline Ambassadors” trains airline staff to recognize signs of human trafficking. Recent trainings have taken place at Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport, as the Super Bowl was coming up and there is a connection between big sporting events and an increase in prostitution.

One woman who regrets transitioning speaks out: “I was so focused on trying to change my gender, I never stopped to think about what gender meant.”

Donald Trump requires his female staffers to “dress like women.” The internet responds:

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Meghan Murphy is a freelance writer and journalist. She has been podcasting and writing about feminism since 2010 and has published work in numerous national and international publications, including The Spectator, UnHerd, the CBC, New Statesman, Vice, Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, and more. Meghan completed a Masters degree in the department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Simon Fraser University in 2012 and lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her dog.

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