What’s Current: Saskatchewan woman first to file suit under province’s new ‘revenge porn’ law

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  • A Saskatchewan woman has filed a civil suit against Daylan Heidel, after he posted her intimate images and personal information to porn sites. The suit is believed to be the first filed under Sasketchawan’s new “revenge porn” law.
  • Olympic runners Alysia Montaño and Kara Goucher spoke out against Nike and US sports agencies for covering up and enabling alleged abuse of young runners.
  • A Utah woman is fighting lewdness charges after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home. If convicted, Tilli Buchanan may have to register as a sex offender, a law her attorneys argue is unfair because it treats men and women differently for baring their chests.
  • Russian authorities claim men are more likely to suffer from discrimination in domestic violence cases. The statement comes as an official response to questions posed by the European Court of Human Rights relating to four domestic violence cases filed against the country.
  • Ohio anti-abortion politicians propose a law that requires doctors to attempt to re-implant ectopic pregnancies, a procedure experts say is technologically impossible.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

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

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