Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.
The U.S. has a rough track record with how it treats new parents, but there are reasons to believe that this could soon be a thing of the past.
Commuters interact with an elephant as he rests on a public road ahead of the annual Navam Maha Perahera festival of the historic Buddhist Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on February 18th, 2019.
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli forces on December 11th, 2017, near the border fence with Israel, east of Gaza City.
Skippy Thomas, a member of the National Rifle Association, takes a selfie with President Donald Trump in the background during the NRA's annual meeting at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 26th, 2019.