Ernest Lee Johnson Was Just Executed in Missouri
Ernest Lee Johnson, who was convicted of three 1994 murders, had fetal alcohol syndrome as a child and lost one-fifth of his brain tissue.
Alabama Wants to Chemically Castrate Pedophiles Eligible for Parole
It’s unclear how often chemical castration is ordered on U.S. sex offenders. It’s also unclear whether it works.
5 ways Trump’s Supreme Court pick could reshape America
Without Justice Kennedy, the Supreme Court could shift on issues like abortion, gay rights, and the death penalty.
People Are Traveling Across the World to Repeal Ireland's Abortion Ban
For some Irish people living abroad, the vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment is too important to miss.
Why I'm Flying Home to Vote in the Irish Abortion Referendum
"The measure of any society is how well it treats its women, and frankly, Ireland is not looking too good in this respect."
If Pro-Choice Men Don't Vote in the Irish Abortion Referendum, We're Screwed
Campaigners say some Irish men are reluctant to engage with what they see as a "women's issue," which is dumb as hell.
What It's Like to Travel to a Foreign Country for an Abortion
Every year, thousands of Irish women travel to the UK to access safe and legal abortion. These are their stories.
Why Ireland is voting on legalizing abortion
"We cannot continue to export our problems and import our solutions."
These Organizers Are Fed Up With Ireland's Regressive Abortion Laws
How advocates in Ireland and the UK are turning the tide on reproductive rights with the March for Choice.
Ireland Has Embarrassed and Demeaned My Body
The country must repeal the Eighth Amendment so women can have autonomy over their bodies.
Women Tweet About Their Periods to the Irish Prime Minister in Protest of Abortion Law
The head of Ireland's government is receiving a heavy flow of menstrual tweets aimed at highlighting a campaign to change Ireland's restrictive abortion law, which criminalizes terminations even in cases of rape or incest.
How Brain Implants (and Other Technology) Could Make the Death Penalty Obsolete
Instead of killing someone who has committed a terrible crime, should we instead alter their brain?