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Roger Ailes May Be Forced Out at Fox News This Week

(Fortune)

On Monday, the women’s advocacy organization UltraViolet also announced the nearly 50,000 people have signed the group’s petition calling for Ailes’ removal as head of Fox News.

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Letter By Retired Judges Addresses Efforts To Remove Current Judge For Sentence On Ex-Stanford Swimmer

(SF Gate)

A letter released today by a group of retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judges speaks out against efforts to remove a current judge over his sentence for an ex-Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault last month.

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Judge In Stanford Sexual Assault Trial Removed From New Case

(NPR)

Activists from UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy organization, hold a rally Friday in San Francisco before delivering more than 1 million signatures to the California Commission on Judicial Performance calling for the removal of Judge Aaron Persky from the bench.

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Organizations Team Up To Provide Childcare At Polling Location

(San Francisco Chronicle)

National women’s advocacy group UltraViolet and National Domestic Workers Alliance sponsored the program, providing childcare at two polling locations, as long lines are predicted due to an increase in voter registration, according to event organizers.

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Baylor alumni call for release of full Pepper Hamilton report

(USA Today)

“Baylor University must implement comprehensive reporting policies, provide real support for survivors of sexual assault, and create a transparent and accountable process for punishing rapists and their defenders.”

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Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s Campaign Manager, Is Charged With Battery

(New York Times)

Nita Chaudhary, a co-founder of UltraViolet, an advocacy group that fights sexism, denounced Mr. Trump for sticking by Mr. Lewandowski. “What Donald Trump is doing fits the very definition of victim blaming, and it is not only unacceptable, it is actively dangerous,” she said. “They are belittling Michelle Fields’s claim despite overwhelming evidence.”

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Kesha Fans Buy an Ad on Pandora Telling Sony to Drop Dr. Luke

(Cosmopolitan)

“Sony can free Kesha and take a stand against rape culture,” the ad says. “Tell Sony to drop Dr. Luke.”

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Congressman compares Warren to Darth Vader

(Boston Globe)

“Comments like these, which sound eerily similar to something that Donald Trump would say, have no place in American politics and speak to the impact that Donald Trump is having on the discourse coming out of the Republican party,” said Nita Chaudhary, cofounder of UltraViolet.

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UltraViolet Responds to Reports that Murdoch Family Plans to Remove Roger Ailes from Fox News

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UltraViolet Calls for Roger Ailes to Be Suspended Pending a Full Investigation Into Sexual Harassment at Fox News

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UltraViolet Calls John Enochs’ Plea Deal “Another Tragic Example of Our National Rape Culture”

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WEDNESDAY 11AM: Outside the California Commission on Judicial Performance Meeting, Survivors of Sexual Assault Speak Out Against Judge Persky

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UltraViolet Applauds Supreme Court Decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

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UltraViolet Responds to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Proposal of Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Rapists

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UltraViolet on Santa Clara County Prosecutors Decision to Block Judge Persky from a New Sex Crimes Case

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Activists to Deliver Nearly 1M Signatures to CA Commission on Judicial Performance Calling for the Removal of Judge Persky Over Brock Turner Rape Sentence

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UPDATE: 760,000+ Urge CA Commission on Judicial Performance to Remove Judge Aaron Persky From The Bench Over Brock Turner’s Rape Sentence

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