California Democrats kill harsher penalties for sex crimes, favor stricter punishments for high-value theft

California man shot after calling cops

California Republican Assembly Member Joe Patterson called out Democratic lawmakers for playing “partisan politics,” after Democrats shot down a Republican bill which would increase the penalties for sex crimes. Just a day later, they approved a Democrat bill to increase the criminal penalties for theft and property damage of high-value property. “I’m more concerned about … Read more

Wellesley College students vote in favor of adopting gender-neutral language and opening admissions to all nonbinary and transgender applicants

CNN  —  Students at Wellesley College in Massachusetts approved a referendum Tuesday that called for accepting admissions applications from all nonbinary and transgender prospective students, a college spokesperson said. The women’s college of about 2,300 students currently accepts those who “live as women and consistently identify as women,” including transgender women, according to the gender … Read more