Laura Zhang
Laura Zhang
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Why is Ariel Castro Pleading Not Guilty?

Ariel Castro kidnapped three women, and tortured and raped them for over a decade. Castro has no hope of denying his crimes. So why is he pleading not guilty?

One Disturbing Chart That Explains Violence Against Women

Almost 40% of the world's female homicides are committed by romantic partners, and 30% of the world's women have been victims of domestic violence. When will this stop?
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DOMA Ruling: Overturn a Huge Leap for Justice, But With a Price

The Supreme Court has ruled DOMA unconstitutional, finally giving same-sex couples the respect they deserve, but SCOTUS has also overstepped its bounds regarding what it can and cannot do.
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NYPD Stop and Frisk: Court's Ruling Should Put An End to Controversial Police Practice

New York's stop and frisk policy encourages too much racism in police profiling practices, and violates the privacy of too many African Americans and Hispanics.
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Steubenville Rape Case: Stop Pointing Fingers and Start Actively Preventing Rape

With all the talk about Steubenville, people love to sit and argue over who is at fault in sexual assault cases, but what we really need to do is focus on rape prevention.
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George Zimmerman Trial: Jury Selection Will Be Difficult With High Profile Case

Jury selection has begun for the Zimmerman trial and everyone is wondering: Who will sit on the six-person jury? Will there be any black jurors?

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5 Ways the Supreme Court Could Rule On the Defense Of Marriage Act

The Supreme Court prepares to rule on DOMA regarding the Fifth Amendment, states' rights, and the GOP's standing to argue its case.