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Homeschooling and pushouts

Last week I read about Anthony Ruelas, a middle schooler in Texas who was suspended after he lifted a girl in the throes of a horrible asthma attack and carried her to the nurse’s office. 422 more words


Mandet v. France: Child’s “duty” to know its origins prevails over its wish to remain in the dark

By Evelyn Merckx, academic assistant and doctoral researcher at the Human Rights Centre (Ghent University)

The European Court of Human Rights has delivered many judgments about a child’s right to know its origins and whether this right can prevail over the refusal of the anonymous biological parent. 1,732 more words

Right To Private Life

Malala Speaks Up (Again) for Syrian Children

In this powerful video, Malala has hope that the Syrian child refugees will survive and one day be able to return home.  That hope, however, is dampened by the grave concerns she has for what may be the irreparable damage that has been done to these young lives.   45 more words

Legally, How Smart do You Have to be to be a Parent?

By Lisa Miller

New York Magazine

How smart do you have to be to be a parent? Sara Gordon didn’t walk until she was 18 months old. 642 more words


Portugal: Outgoing President wants to save children from homo-"parenting" and abortion

In one of his last political acts before leaving office, outgoing  Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva vetoed on Monday a bill that would give adoption rights to same-sex couples. 278 more words


A Real Muslim Sister

Malala Yousafzai addresses United Nations Youth Assembly

Published on 12 Jul 2013

United Nations, New York, 12 July 2013 – Education activist Malala Yousafzai marks her 16th birthday, on Friday, 12 July 2013 at the United Nations by giving her first high-level public appearance and statement on the importance of education.

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"I have no choice."

Outside the air was warm and the birds were singing. Inside you could cut the air with a knife.

“I don’t understand you your honor! Have you ever took the time to look at that crest behind you?!   1,143 more words