Sierra Leone just decriminalize abortion- and it’s going to save women’s lives.

As legislators in the U.S. try to take out abortion rights from its citizens, Sierra Leone only did the opposite. In 2015 alone, state legislators in the U.S. introduced nearly 400 bills to restrict abortion access. Meanwhile, Sierra Leone just made the procedure legal. On Dec. 8, 2015, Sierra Leone’s parliament overwhelmingly passed the Safe…

150 strangers had a chance to win a free vacation — but only if they agreed on one place.

Would you rather go nowhere or fly free with some compromise? That was the option JetBlue Airlines presented to 150 passengers on a flight bind for Phoenix from Boston. “Everyone who’s willing to participate has a chance to win one round-trip ticket to anywhere JetBlue flies, ” the Captain told them as they hovered some…

Amy Brenneman opens up about the abortion she had when she was 21.

Today, the Supreme Court is hearing what’s been called the most significant abortion example in more than two decades. It’s a instance that will determine whether or not countries can legislate strict abortion laws aimed at shutting down clinics, and it’s a occurrence that have been able to far-reaching outcomes for the future of reproductive…

9 people who put a human face on the student indebtednes crisis

AJ+ recently released a video is targeted at depicting the face of student indebtednes in America. It features nine diverse tales from people with degrees ranging from fine arts to law. $1.2 trillion. That’s how much outstanding student loan indebtednes exists in the U.S. It’s an incredible, scaring number that can sometimes be hard to…

Rep. Debbie Dingell’s speech about the time her dad held a firearm on her gave me chills.

Congressional Democrats are staging an epic sit-in in support of a bill to deny guns to people on the no-fly and terror watch lists. The protest began yesterday morning( June 22 ), led by Rep. John Lewis of Georgia. Photo by Michael Reynolds/ Getty Images. Democrats have been holding the floor for almost 24 hours…

Michael Moore tells only sending water to Flint won’t work. Here are 3 things to do also.

Why wouldn’t Michael Moore want us sending water to Flint, Michigan? The documentary-maker wrote an open letter imploring people to guess deeper than merely the surface-level answer of sending bottled water when it comes to helping the city, which is in the middle of a public water crisis. The short story of what took place…