Jonathan Entin: Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped shape the modern era of women’s rights – even before she went on the Supreme Court
When Ginsburg started her work in the 1960s, the Supreme Court had never invalidated any type of sex-based rule. Worse, it had rejected every challenge to laws that treated women worse than men.
Everything Mary Savage did in the hours after the attack was dissected on the witness stand, an experience so upsetting she vomited. But years later, she finds comfort knowing her testimony led to his conviction.
(in which Moses orders the rape
of 32,000 Midianite virgins)
When I was a child, my mother told me
God has many faces
And She reveals Herself
In many ways.
Friends were those
Who made her dance naked
with flower-bands around her wrists
Sharia law: when laws are created or interpreted based on religion.
we were the daughters
of the witches
who could set fire to skeletons
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