What’s Current: Murder of London teacher Sabina Nessa reignites outcry over violence against women in UK

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  • Sabina Nessa, a 28-year-old teacher from London, was murdered on the five minute walk from her house to a nearby pub. Nessa’s death has sparked renewed outcry regarding the U.K.’s epidemic of violence against women and girls.
  • Ten current and former Black female police officers filed a lawsuit against the Washington, D.C. police claiming racial and sexual discrimination and a hostile work environment.
  • A Florida State lawmaker is proposing a “Texas-style” abortion bill that would ban the majority of abortions as early as six weeks. In addition, the bill would allow members of the public to sue anyone who helps end a pregnancy after six weeks and fine physicians $10,000 per abortion.
  • A federal judge has dismissed the cases of 300 former Ohio State University students who accused the school of covering up years of sexual abuse by former OSU athletics team physician, Dr. Richard Strauss.