Pittsburgh Sex Workers Are Being Charged With Carrying Condoms, or, 'Instruments of Crime'–Raising the Question of Who Is at Risk

Condoms are now “instruments of crime,” according to the Allegheny County, PA police, which has been using them to charge sex workers with first-degree misdemeanors, ostensibly toward the broader goal of cracking down on human trafficking. The news, first reported by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review earlier this month,…

According to an Advocate, Immigration Officers Tell Migrant Parents That They're Taking Children 'to Get Bathed' 

An illuminating interview with a migrant justice worker casts some light into the quagmire of migrant detainment at the US-Mexico border, where immigration officials are taking children from their parents under the Trump administration’s new “zero-tolerance” policy. Speaking to Texas Monthly, Anne Chandler–executive…

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