Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo

The U.S. Supreme Court OK’d the law banning possession of guns by people convicted of domestic violence. Also this week, in Michigan, the governor said the state will not recognize 300 same-sex marriages performed between a court ruling and its appeal.

Saudi Male Guardianship Protest Sent to Committee

“I want to feel like I am a Saudi citizen, now I just feel like I am a follower of a man,” says a Saudi woman who sympathizes with the petition to abolish male guardianship. Two female members of the Shura Council told a signatory that the petition has been sent to a human rights committee.