Professional private investigator John Van Steenkiste is lobbying for new bouncer regulation laws after a series of physical assault cases involving bouncers and civilians. Due to the lack of formal regulation and licensing of bouncers in clubs and bars, altercations between bouncers and patrons can result in serious injuries or even death.
The New York Times first reported Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's association with spiritual leader Marc Gafni, a former rabbi accused of sexual abuse. The Times reported Gafni describing one of his accusers: "She was 14 going on 35, and I never forced her." The Washington Post reported on protests at Whole Foods stores in NYC and LA. Mackey issued a statement of loyalty to Gafni.
United for Human Rights Tennessee chapter organized an International Peace Day panel discussion at Church of Scientology Nashville.
Advocates for survivors of sexual assault, including Matthew Sandusky, son of Jerry Sandusky, urge Perez to "change the culture" in his speech at Conscious Capitalism in Austin this week. Open Letter RE: Whole Foods CEO, Conscious Capitalism founder John Mackey's support of alleged sex abuser Marc Gafni who described one of his accusers: "She was 14 going on 35," as first reported by The NY Times.
Finish the Ride Santa Clarita began with a ceremony honoring the courage and determination of a hit-and-run victim who has turned personal tragedy into a movement to make the streets of Southern California safe for everyone.
"Friends" themed happy hour and fundraiser tackles sexual assault, bystander intervention in the Denver metro area—with an exclusive performance by Sean Kelly of The Samples