Think Laws Might Be Biased Against Women? You’ll Want To See This Comparison.

This chart compares thenumber of regulations passed in 2013 aimed at restricting access to abortions (91) to the number of regulations passed restricting access to guns (64).


U.S. District Judge MyronThompson ruled against laws in Alabama restricting abortion because they place an undue burdenon women trying to exercise their right to choose. In his ruling, he pointed outthat if similar restrictions were placed on obtaining guns, defenders of thelaw would have to do “a heck of a lot of explaining — and rightly so in the faceof an effect so severe.” Read Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's comments about how the Supreme Court has consistentlyfailed to protect the rights of women. If anyone can say that, she can.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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