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Today’s Lady News: Three Teen Boys Arrested, Charged With Rape, After Suicide Of Audrie Pott

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  • Three teen boys in California have been arrested and charged with the sexual assault of Audrie Pott, a 15-year-old girl, who committed suicide after pictures of the rape were posted online. Audrie was raped while passed out at a party in September 2012. The images were posted online and she killed herself eight days later. When will it end??? [People]
  • An editorial in USA Today suggested that the “left-wing” media has completely ignored the case of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell, who abused his patients. The reality, though, is that the media hasn’t ignored the story at all. [Salon]
  • Rep. Paul Ryan, a former Republican vice presidential nominee in the 2012 campaign, said he wants a country where abortion is “outlawed,” continuing, “We want a country where it isn’t even considered.” [Huffington Post]
  • Rapper Dame Dash has spoken out that he regrets disrespecting women in his music when he was younger. [Clutch Magazine]
  • Why immigration reform is good for American feminism. [The Nation]

INTERNATIONAL

  • Saudi Arabia has licensed the first-ever woman to become a lawyer. But many obstacles still remain for Arwa al-Hujaili in her ability to actually practice law, including the ban on women drivers. [Human Rights Watch]
  • A new documentary called “My Child” shows families in Turkey who accept their LGBT kids. [Bitch Magazine]

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