Conversation Starters 2/21/17
What are you thinking about what is going on in the world? Here’s the top stories from women, ministry, and world news this week.
by Emily Peck and Melissa Jeltsen, The Huffington Post
The fast-food executive has a history of sexism, and was brought down by allegations that he beat his ex-wife.
by Marty Schladen, USA Today
Federal immigration agents went to the El Paso County Courthouse last week and arrested an undocumented woman who had just received a protective order alleging that she was a victim of domestic violence.
by Brooke Seipel, The Hill
The group behind the Women’s March on Washington in protest of Donald Trump's presidency announced this week that it will hold a general strike on Wednesday, March 8.
by Katie Couric, Huffington Post
“Gender is not as black and white, or pink and blue, as I once believed.”
by Jack Jenkins, Think Progress
His son is reportedly a citizen, and his wife is a legal resident.
NPR Morning Edition
Jeanette Vizguerra walked into a Colorado church on Wednesday — and into the forefront of a possible clash between Donald Trump and sanctuary churches across the country.
by Anna Dubenko and Michelle L. Dozois, The New York Times
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