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Medford, OR Uber Driver Charged in Sexual Assault

The Mail Tribune reports that Antonio Gonzalez-Salinas, an Uber driver in Medford, OR, faces felony charges of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree sexual abuse, and first-degree rape. The 51 year-old Gonzalez-Salinas allegedly sexual assaulted a female passenger he picked up early on the morning of Sunday, February 9th 2020 according to a Medford police news release.
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Senator Richard Blumenthal Calls for Uber & Lyft to Take Steps to Protect Riders from Sexual Assault

According to the News Times, Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal called for ridesharing giants Uber and Lyft to take new steps to protect passengers from drivers accused of sexual abuse. His actions stem from two people in separate cases in Fairfield County who said they were assaulted by their rideshare driver. “Everywhere in
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How to Drink Alcohol Responsibly

From fancy dinners to bars to house parties, drinking alcohol is common in social situations. However, alcohol can severely impair our motor skills, memory, decision-making, and ability to determine whether or not we are in a dangerous situation. In addition, perpetrators of sexual violence can use alcohol to coerce or trap their
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