Atena Farghadani

Amnesty International reports that the activist and artist Atena Farghadani has been given a “virginity test” after being observed shaking hands with her male attorney.  Read my piece at the Washington Post about this latest outrageous action by the Iranian government.10162015VirginityTests

Conservatives criticize Hagel pick for Sec. of Defense

The Washington Post is reporting that former Senator Chuck Hagel will be nominated by President Obama for Secretary of Defense.   Senator Lindsey Graham, among others, is criticizing Hagel for his past positions on the Iraq War, Israel, and Iran.011907PitchforksHagel