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New Mexico Supreme Court Blocks Governor From Violating Constitution for Polluters

On January 26, New Mexico’s Republican Gov. Susana Martinez was dealt a serious blow by her state’s Supreme Court, when it ruled unanimously that Governor Martinez had violated the state Constitution when she prevented a rule that reduced carbon pollution from being published as codified state law. The lawsuit was filed by the nonprofit group […]

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Military sexual abuse ‘staggering’

In part two of our series, Al Jazeera examines the often hidden world of rape and abuse in the US military. In fact, due to raw demographics, one can roughly surmise that most victims of sexual abuse in the military are male. Regardless of gender, reports of victims of military sexual assault have been increasing. […]

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Rape rampant in US military

Statistics and soldiers’ testimonies reveal a harrowing epidemic of sexual assault in the US military. Sexual assault within the ranks of the military is not a new problem. It is a systemic problem that has necessitated that the military conduct its own annual reporting on the crisis. A 2003 Air Force Academy sexual assault scandal […]

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Military Neglecting Fort Hood Soldiers’ Medical Needs

At least 50 soldiers from Fort Hood who have medical profiles that should prohibit them from military training have been sent to the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin, California, regardless of their conditions. Truthout spoke with some of these soldiers on June 7, before they were to fly back to Fort Hood the […]

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