All posts by Soul Patch Love

Supporting businesses that stand up for our rights!

I just watched the 84 Lumber Super Bowl commercial and this has to be one of the most powerful and touching subjects I’ve seen. In today’s political landscape we are […]

Federal appeals court declines to quickly reinstate Trump’s travel ban

A federal appeals court early Sunday denied an initial bid by the Trump administration to restore its controversial immigration order that had barred refugees and those from seven Muslim-majority countries […]

San Jose: Volunteers help homeless brave the winter

SAN JOSE — As the rain dried up early Saturday and most people were just waking up to a warm cup of coffee, a small group of volunteers trekked through […]

World Report 2017: Demagogues Threaten Human Rights

(Washington, DC) – The rise of populist leaders in the United States and Europe poses a dangerous threat to basic rights protections while encouraging abuse by autocrats around the world, […]

CIA Leaders Should Denounce Use of Torture

At his confirmation hearing last month, Mike Pompeo, now head of the US Central Intelligence Agency, made clear that US law bars the CIA from using “enhanced interrogation techniques” – […]

How Australia Can Solve Its Refugee Problem

It’s no surprise that US President Donald Trump would suggest rethinking the refugee deal the Australian government struck with the Obama administration in November. It may indeed go ahead—although the […]

Nepal: Key Moment for Justice – UN and Donors Need to Back Accountability for Conflict Era Crimes

(New York) – The mandates of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on Investigation of Disappeared Persons (COID) should be extended indefinitely to ensure that justice, accountability, […]

Trump’s Gag Rule Puts Women’s Health and Lives at Risk Globally

Two days after some 5 million people around the globe marched demanding respect for women’s rights, President Donald Trump reinstated the “Global Gag Rule,” a destructive policy that threatens women’s […]

The Women’s March on January 21, 2017

On January 21, 2017 there were between 3.3 million and 4.6 million marchers that made their presence known across the United States. There were no arrests reported at the largest protests […]