They Say Everything Is Bigger In Texas: Even The Maternal Mortality Rate–Highest Not Only In U.S., But In Developed World

They Say Everything Is Bigger In Texas: Even The Maternal Mortality Rate–Highest Not Only In U.S., But In Developed World
Shameful Record Of Politically-Motivated Neglect: Texas Leads The Developed World In Maternal Mortality Rates Texas is just different: ask anyone from the U.S. who has ever been there. Hell, even people from Texas will tell you it’s different. For one thing, many people from the state still consider it a country of its own, separate from the U.S. Yet it is still is on the receiving end of hundreds of billions of dollars in federal taxpayer largesse every year.… Read the rest

Japanese Lawsuits Filed Over HPV Vaccine Cases: Merck And Glaxosmithkline Named As Defendants

Japanese Lawsuits Filed Over HPV Vaccine Cases: Merck And Glaxosmithkline Named As Defendants
Women And Girls Sue In Japan Over Bad HPV Vaccine That Sickened Them: Merck And Glaxosmithkline Named As Defendants A group of 63 women and girls in Japan who claim to have been sickened after they received the human papilloma virus have filed suit there, naming the government of Japan as well as vaccine manufacturers Merck and GlaxSMithKline as defendants. The plaintiffs, who range in age from 15 to 22 filed in district courts in Okyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka, seeking compensation of 15 million yen each.… Read the rest

Degradation of the Woman Human Rights Watch Condemns Use of “Virginity Tests” in Afghanistan and Elsewhere

Degradation of the Woman  Human Rights Watch Condemns Use of “Virginity Tests” in Afghanistan and Elsewhere
There is no reason for virginity tests if women are not property and not degraded as such. In a scorching rebuke to the traditional “science” of forcing Afghani women to undergo “virginity exams,” Human Rights Watch has strongly denounced the practice. For reasons that border on the ludicrous, women are routinely forced to undergo these exams, which are purported to identify “zina,” or sex outside of marriage.… Read the rest