Human Rights

Hypocrisy of War: US Airstrikes on Syria Killed Four Children

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U.S. airstrikes in retaliation for an alleged chemical attack killed four children. Nine non-combatant civilians and six Syrian troops were reported casualties. That President Bashar al-Assad carried out the attack hasn’t been proven. Escalating the conflict will result in more deaths, not help the Syrian people. (TFTP) What better way to send a message that terrorist acts against innocent children won’t be ...

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Iowa Rep Shannon Lundgren really implied women should have to carry miscarriages for their full term

Shannon Lundgren stated during a Human Resources Committee hearing that women who miscarry after 20-weeks should carry the baby for the remainder of the pregnancy Lundgren is leading up a new 20-week abortion bill after the failure of the “heartbeat bill” Lundgren later claimed she misspoke and a video of her making the statement was edited to not show her ...

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Oil Could Flow Through the Dakota Access Pipeline in Less Than 24 Hours

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Oil could be flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline tomorrow. A federal appeals court denied a last-ditch injunction against the pipeline Outstanding litigation won’t stop the pipeline from becoming operational It could be a year before the Iowa Supreme Court rules on an eminent domain lawsuit North Dakota’s sweet, light crude could be flowing through the furiously-contended Dakota Access Pipeline ...

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North Dakota Water Protectors face trumped up charges from Morton County

Law enforcement in Morton County made over 700 arrests since last September First signs of Morton County’s inability to handle the legal proceedings for mass arrests are beginning to show Those arrested were given numbers that were written on their arm with marker Angie Spencer uploaded two pictures to her Facebook account that shows her charges being trumped up since ...

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Aunt Takes to Social Media to Condemn Bullying Condoned by Middle School

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A 13-year-old transgender girl was physically assaulted at school for being ‘different’ School staff did not report the attack because video footage wasn’t clear The student has been the target of hate crimes at school Staff, in some cases, joined the bullying Middle school can be a social minefield for even the most conformist of students, but add constant bullying ...

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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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