Human Rights

Transgender students in Derby School District will no longer be allowed to use gender identity bathrooms

Derby School District votes to force transgender students to use the bathroom they identify with at birth In May of 2016 the Obama administration sent a letter of guidance to every public school district stating transgender students should be able to use the bathroom they identify with The Trump administration recently withdrew the letter of guidance Derby School District held ...

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West Virginia Senate Bill 9 looks to ban the use of drones against pipelines

West Virginia Senate Bill 9 will make it illegal to use drones to gather “evidence or information” against an industrial facility Drones became an important tool in distributing information to the public in Standing Rock Senate Bill 9 could open the door to prohibiting drones for gathering information for the public across the country The “Drone Bill” comes as several ...

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Standing Rock: Police Break Livestreamer’s Hip, but Roll Out Red Carpet for ABC News

Eviction of water protectors from Standing Rock has begun Hundreds of militarized officers surrounded camps Wednesday. Police refused freedom of the press — except for ABC News. Police made several violent arrests, and allegedly broke Eric Poemz’ hip. An estimated 100 water protectors began filing out of the remaining camps on unceded treaty land at Standing Rock on Wednesday, in ...

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120 Investors to 17 Big Banks: Consider Reroute of DAPL or Risk Possible ‘Legal Liability’

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Investors representing billions urged 17 Big Banks to appease the Tribe Treaty violations and excessive force against water protectors concerned the investors. They point out a number of banks have already pulled assets from DAPL. Lake Oahe is rightfully Sioux land, they emphasized, and DAPL should be rerouted. A group of more than 120 investors, representing a $653 billion in ...

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Police Are Now Targeting Veterans, Just for Heading to Standing Rock

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Two groups of veterans were pulled over without explanation on the way to Standing Rock Two were arrested and charged for the medical cannabis they use for PTSD VeteransRespond’s executive director believes this is blatant targeting Vets had all their winter gear confiscated Police have now filed charges against two veterans on their way to Standing Rock — and telling ...

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Denies Request to Halt Drilling on the Dakota Access Pipeline

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A request from the tribes challenging President Trump’s executive order has been denied Water protectors remain committed to fighting DAPL Drilling continues under Lake Oahe The DAPL Last Stand could be the only thing left to stop the pipeline A federal judge has rejected a request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes to halt drilling under ...

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Trump: ‘Nobody Showed Up to Fight’ DAPL, Which Apparently ‘Isn’t Controversial,’ Anyway

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Trump claims ‘nobody showed up to fight’ the Dakota Access Pipeline. The president blithely ignores months of protests and violent attacks by police. He says he hasn’t received one phone call about controversial executive actions. Construction on DAPL will likely resume in a matter of hours. In an apparent pattern of ignoring facts, President Donald Trump met with the press ...

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31 children saved from international child trafficking ring in Haiti

31 children rescued from Haitian child trafficking ring by National Haitian Police The investigation on this specific syndicate began in December The 31 children were found in one room at the Kaliko Bay Hotel in Côte-des-Arcadins Police say they are still investigating to find who is behind the trafficking rings Haiti has a long history of human trafficking. Since a large ...

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That Time xHamster Brought Water to Flint and Nobody Noticed

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Adult website xHamster came to Flint to hand out water to lead crisis victims. It was the dying wish of late xHamster publicist Mike Kulich that the people of Flint, Michigan, receive 10,000 bottles of healthy water to supplant the lead-tainted filth available from the tap. As water protectors in Standing Rock, North Dakota, seem now to need a Hail Mary ...

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