Justice Anthony Kennedy’s final words of his opinion will likely be quoted in many weddings going forward: “They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right. The judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is reversed. It is so ordered.” Those last words are a mic-drop declaration that the matter is settled, in every state of the Union.
Soul Repair addresses the condition among veterans called 'moral injury, as defined by psychiatrist Jonathan Shay: "Betrayal of 'what’s right' in a high stakes situation by someone who holds power." Shay knew from his decades of work with Vietnam vets that “the body codes moral injury as physical attack and reacts with the same massive mobilization" in response.
When I last wrote for WVFC about the Affordable Care Act (ACA),I called it "a sort of Rube Goldberg contraption," meaning a machine that uses incredibly complicated gears to accomplish something simple. Three years later, the law is taking full effect: a guide to what's to come, and how it's already helped me and many others.
What to do when such a presence in our lives as Facebook sprouts near-pathological sexist features? Just walk away? Last month, some groundbreaking women had a better idea: to use a sort of jiu jitsu and startle the behemoth by using its own strengths against it.
Why is it dangerous to call the Ohio kidnappings "a domestic-violence" situation? Because we are all too familiar with—and consequently, numb to—the horrors embedded in violence against women.
Women from very different worlds, including a Hollywood star; senators; congresswomen; and veterans from all branches of the military, converged in Washington, D.C., last month to address an age-old crime.