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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