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Celebrities Protest Native American Pipeline Project

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Celebrities join forces with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of North Dakota as they protest construction of a pipeline, the tribe says will pollute water and damage sacred land. “About 100 members of the Native American group demonstrated outside the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia while others filled a courtroom inside where a legal battle unfolded over the $3.7 billion project.”... [Read Full Story]

‘Tampon Tax’ Repeal Headed to Governor’s Office

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Lawmakers in California want to end sales taxes on hygiene products for women. “The bill, which would add tampons, sanitary napkins and other menstrual products to a list of necessities like food and prescription medicines that are not taxed, won unanimous support in the state Assembly on Tuesday, Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia said.”... [Read Full Story]