What’s Current: FDA declines to ban textured breast implants, despite link to cancer

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup.

  • The F.D.A. declined to ban the sale of textured breast implants, even though they are banned in Europe, on account of association to lymphoma.
  • Stonewall calls the police on women’s grassroots groups peacefully protesting the charity’s erasure of lesbian history and identity outside a London event.
  • Several Chinese social media accounts are taken down after voicing their support for Jingyao Liu, a woman who alleges the founder of an online shopping company sexually assaulted her.
  • Four Saudi women’s rights activists are temporarily released after being detained for challenging state security by corresponding with human rights organizations and foreign journalists.
  • A former priest who fathered a child with a teenage girl in 1990 is allowed to keep his job as a middle school teacher in New Jersey.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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