Here’s what I’m reading up on today:
- Scotland votes on its referendum for independence today.
- The University of California has proposed a system-wide plan to combat campus sexual assault, calling for mandatory training for students, staff and faculty, improved support for victims and more thorough investigations.
- Texas executed 38-year-old Lisa Ann Coleman on Wednesday. Coleman was on death row for starving and beating her girlfriend’s son to death.
- Yet another NFL player has been arrested on charges of domestic violence.
- Adrian Peterson’s mom stood up for him and defended corporal punishment.
- San Francisco is really bad at prosecuting rape cases…
- …but great, it seems, at allowing single-room occupancy hotels to hawk rooms to tourists in low-income neighborhoods.
- Occupy Wall Street activists are suing one another.
- Apple finally decides to protect its users.