Wrap Weekly Wrap 11.10.17: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week

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By the Web Editors 11-10-2017

1. The Real Difference Between Men Who Rape and Those Who Don’t

Too much to pull quote. Just go read it.

2. How the NRA Enables Domestic Terrorism

It’s not about gun rights. It’s about gun sales and profits.

3. Former Felons in Virginia Show Just How Meaningful It Is to Vote

“In 2016, there were 508,680 potential voters in Virginia disenfranchised because of felonies, including more than one in every five African Americans, according to The Sentencing Project.”

4. Is There Room for People of Faith at the Women’s Convention?

Short audio piece on the surprising infusion of faith as the organizers of the Women’s March gathered in Detroit.

5. Top Ranks of U.S. Diplomacy ‘Depleted at Dizzying Speed’ Under Trump

According to the head of the foreign service association, the U.S. has seen more than half of its career ambassadors leave during the Trump administration.

6. What Is TPS?

The Trump administration announced it was ending the program for people in the country from Nicaragua. Now, around 300,000 immigrants with protected status are awaiting their fate. Here’s a helpful breakdown of what exactly TPS is, and why it’s important.

7. Who’s Afraid of Title IX?

An excellent deep dive on the systematic rollback of protections for sexual assault victims on college campuses — and the roots of the movement to strip Title IX of its teeth.

8. Women Expose the Secret Sexual Predators Inside Texas Politics

In the wake of the series of powerful men being toppled by sexual harassment and assault allegations, women across the country are revealing the ways they alert other women in their circles to the creeps.

9. After Texas, Will We Keep Our Houses of Worship Gun-Free?

While many are espousing the “good guy with a gun” mantra after the horrific shooting in Sutherland Springs, churches wrestle with how best to confront the evil of violence.

10. In Praise of Autumn’s Rotting Beauty

It may feel like winter, but here’s the ode you didn’t know you needed for our current season.

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