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  • Serving Water with School Lunches Would Reduce Childhood Obesity

    12/10/2017 8:45:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 53 replies
    Healthline ^ | 12/10
    Researchers study a pilot program in New York City and conclude that giving students water with school lunches could significantly reduce childhood obesity. There might be an easy way to reduce the rates of childhood and adult obesity in the United States. Serve water with school lunches. That’s the finding of a study from the University of Illinois. Researchers say they concluded that encouraging students to drink water during lunch could prevent more than half a million young people in the United States from becoming overweight or obese. That, in turn, could reduce associated medical and societal costs by $13...
  • New Jersey authorities arrest 79 alleged sex offenders in sting operation

    12/02/2017 12:16:08 PM PST · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 2, 2017 | Kathlene Joice
    Video at link. Authorities in New Jersey announced Friday that they arrested 79 suspected sex offenders in a nine-month-long investigation aimed at protecting children from sexual predators. The investigation, called “Operation Safety Net,” resulted in the apprehension of suspects ranging in age from 14 to 75 years old and included a police officer, swimming coach and youth minister, The Inquirer reported. The suspects were arrested for different sex offenses, including possession of child pornography, sending inappropriate photos to children and sexual assault.
  • YouTube Moderators: Company Allowed Thousands Of Child Predator Accounts To Flourish

    11/29/2017 5:55:14 AM PST · by ReformedMedia · 2 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 11-28-2017 | Tim Brown
    While social media outlets like YouTube, along with Google (its parent company), Facebook and Twitter, think it's their job to sanitize, censor and state-control your news, whistleblowers at YouTube are coming forward to express their concern that the company has allowed hundreds of thousands of child predator accounts to flourish even as they censor and demonetize political commentary they disagree with. In a report by Elizabeth Cassin at the BBC, she writes: Part of YouTube's system for reporting sexualised comments left on children's videos has not been functioning correctly for more than a year, say volunteer moderators. They say there could be...
  • I Went to Jail for Leaving my Baby Outside a Restaurant

    11/26/2017 6:18:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 25, 2017 | Raquel Laneri
    Twenty years after going to jail for leaving her baby in a stroller outside a New York City restaurant, Anette Sřrensen is ready to set the record straight. Anette Sorensen in 1997.Don Halasy In 2012, she published a novel based on the “traumatizing” experience, “A Worm in the Apple” in her native Denmark, and she has just launched a Kickstarter fund to get it translated into English. “It’s a way of getting back what I never got,” said Sřrensen, who feels she was treated unfairly by the city and the press and didn’t get to tell her side of the...
  • Are Parents of Newborn Children Automatically Blessed? No.

    11/26/2017 8:01:55 AM PST · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 33 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | November 26, 2017 | JP
    The 31-year-old mother of four made an announcement to family and friends on Facebook: She and her husband of four and a half years were expecting a fifth child. “We’re blessed,” wrote she. Most Christ followers believe an automatic blessing awaits mothers- and fathers-to-be, no matter the circumstances under which their newborns are brought into the world. But the Bible does not say that the actions of expectant parents can displease God, yet the arrival of their newborn guarantees the Almighty’s blessing. In fact, it teaches us the opposite – that God does not reward parents-to-be whose actions run contrary...
  • YouTube Is Addressing Its Massive Child Exploitation Problem

    11/25/2017 7:18:15 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    BuzzFeed News ^ | November 22, 2017 | Charlie Warzel
    Across YouTube, an unsettling trend has emerged: Accounts are publishing disturbing and exploitative videos aimed at and starring children in compromising, predatory, or creepy situations — and racking up millions of views.BuzzFeed News has found a number of videos, many of which appear to originate from eastern Europe, that feature young children, often in revealing clothing, placed in vulnerable scenarios. In many instances, they're restrained with ropes or tape and sometimes crying or in visible distress. In other videos, the children are kidnapped, or made to 'play doctor' with an adult. The videos frequently include gross-out themes like injections, eating...
  • 10 Year Old Journalist to 'Professionals': Do Whatever it Takes to Get to the Truth

    11/18/2017 8:10:25 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 18, 2017 | Timothy Meads
    Last year, Christine wrote about Hilde Kate Lysiak, a 9-year old reporter from Selinsgrove, PA. Lysiak had just broken a major murder story in the town of 5,000. This obviously irked some of the "professional" journalists in her area. Many were  quick to condemn Lysiak, but the determined reporter had a message for her critics: “If you want me to stop covering news, then you get off your computers and do something about the news. There, is that cute enough for you?” Her story is making the rounds again, after a Tweet highlighting an interview she recently had with the Society...
  • Must see YouTube compilation of Joe Biden's disturbing behavior around kids

    11/17/2017 4:51:25 AM PST · by ETL · 44 replies
    dave davidson Published on Dec 6, 2016“Joe Biden can’t keep his hands off of Senators’ children at the swearing in ceremony.”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwXweiRjckI
  • Chelsea Has Announced An International Companion To Her Best-Selling Children's Book 'She Persisted'

    11/16/2017 9:02:58 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Bustle ^ | November 17, 2017 | Kerri Jarema
    After Chelsea Clinton's mother, Hillary Rodham Clinton, lost a historical, and contentious, presidential campaign, women everywhere were responding to sexism not only in politics, but across our culture. Senator Elizabeth Warren launched a feminist rallying cry around "Nevertheless, She Persisted," a statement used against her by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when she tried to speak up against Jeff Sessions' confirmation as Attorney General. For her part, Chelsea Clinton announced that she would be foraying into picture books, and it seemed like just the right move for the advocate and author. Already the author of It's Your World, a middle...
  • Donna Shalala to head Clinton Foundation [long history with Hillary]

    03/07/2015 12:24:36 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | March 6, 2015 | Gabriel Debenedetti and Adam B. Lerner
    The Clinton Foundation will get new leadership in the form of longtime Clinton ally and former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala as it continues to face ongoing questions about its foreign fundraising practices, former President Bill Clinton announced in Coral Gables, Florida on Friday. The news of Shalala’s new role comes as the foundation has caused all-but-certain 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton some political trouble in the final weeks before her expected campaign roll-out. Republicans have latched onto reports that the foundation resumed accepting money from foreign governments after Clinton left the State Department in 2013 — a...
  • Science proves kids are bad for Earth. Morality suggests we stop having them.

    11/15/2017 7:58:33 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 71 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | November 15, 2017 | by Travis Rieder
    A startling and honestly distressing view is beginning to receive serious consideration in both academic and popular discussions of climate change ethics. According to this view, having a child is a major contributor to climate change. The logical takeaway here is that everyone on Earth ought to consider having fewer children. Although culturally controversial, the scientific half of this position is fairly well-established. Several years ago, scientists showed that having a child, especially for the world’s wealthy, is one of the worst things you can do for the environment. That data was recycled this past summer in a paper showing...
  • Drag-queen demon reads to kids at Michelle Obama Library

    11/14/2017 4:34:49 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 36 replies
    WND ^ | 10/16/2017 | Alicia Powe
    'It was one of the best experiences I've been given' The Michelle Obama public library in Long Beach, California, has presented to children who are part of its young readers program a huge array of diversity and “inclusion” agendas. In one shot. It was when Xochi Mochi arrived for a visit. That made the program pro-LGBTQ. And transgender. And drag queen-friendly. And Satanist-approved, with the character’s red-tipped, demon-like horns. All to read to children for LGBTQ History Month. The following is a video of another such event, this one in New York. It happened at the Obama library for the...
  • Saudi Princess’ tell-all includes Bangladeshi children traded as sex slaves

    11/12/2017 5:19:22 PM PST · by ptsal · 36 replies
    Dhaka Tribune ^ | 11/11/2017 | Fort Russ
    Saudi Princess Amira Bint Aidan Bin Nayef went on a rampage against the ruling Saudi regime in her exclusive statements to the French newspaper Le Monde, saying slavery in Saudi Arabia has different forms, but it is done in secrecy and permitted only among the primary beneficiaries of the princes of the House of Saud. She mentioned one of the most repulsive things: buying and renting the children, especially the orphans, from countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Djibouti, Somalia, Nigeria, Romania and Bulgaria. According to Aidan, the ex-wife of the Saudi Prince Al Waleed bin Talal, who was...
  • Sexbot Creator Says Dolls Will Soon Have a Moral Code, Be Able to Have Kids

    10/30/2017 2:31:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 54 replies
    MRC TV ^ | October 27, 2017 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    The next generation of sex bots will apparently have a moral code that can differentiate between good and bad people. The Sun reports the creator of the Samantha sex robot, Sergi Santos, said sex dolls will develop a moral code that will reward good people and punish bad people. Santos reportedly told IBTimes, “With two to three months work I can make her have a conversation with me and she might be able to tell if I’m evil or not.” According to Santos, the robot’s determination of whether a person is “evil or not” will play a role in whether...
  • The Politicization of Motherhood

    10/29/2017 7:28:25 AM PDT · by Pontiac · 33 replies
    WSJ ^ | Oct. 27, 2017 | James Taranto
    The premise of Ms. Komisar’s book—backed by research in psychology, neuroscience and epigenetics—is that “mothers are biologically necessary for babies,” and not only for the obvious reasons of pregnancy and birth. “Babies are much more neurologically fragile than we’ve ever understood,” Ms. Komisar says. She cites the view of one neuroscientist, Nim Tottenham of Columbia University, “that babies are born without a central nervous system” and “mothers are the central nervous system to babies,” especially for the first nine months after birth. What does that mean? “Every time a mother comforts a baby in distress, she’s actually regulating that baby’s...
  • Fake News Alert: “Unsecured Guns” Kill Kids

    10/27/2017 4:00:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 25 October, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    If people are sincerely interested in reducing the number of children that are killed with guns in the United States, it ill serves them to lie about the numbers. It creates distrust in everything that they say. It creates suspicion about their real motives.In a story out of Flint, Michigan, the reporter claims that “the agencies” say that more than 7,000 children are killed every year in the United States “from” unsecured guns.From abc12.com (WJRT): The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Flint Police Department are passing out 300 gun locks to keep children safe.The agencies...
  • Warriors Coach Instructs Parents on How to Use Team’s LGBTQ Pride Night to Educate Their Kids

    10/26/2017 6:14:14 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 48 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/26/2017 | CNSNews.com Staff
    The Golden State Warriors, who are based in Oakland, Calif., used their home game on Wednesday night to host what they called “LGBTQ Pride Night.” In a pregame news conference, as reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told parents how they could use the night to instruct their kids on what their view should be towards LGBTQ—which stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning. “Maybe if you’re coming to the game tonight and your child says, ‘What’s that?’ explain it to them,” Kerr said, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. “Explain to them the importance...
  • Mom kicked son out of car, abandoned 9 other children in minivan, police say

    10/26/2017 12:03:36 PM PDT · by wmileo · 37 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 10/26/2017 | FOX NEWS
    A Maryland mom was charged with nine counts of child neglect and nine counts of leaving children unattended last week, nearly a year after she allegedly kicked her 12-year-old son out of a car and then abandoned her other nine children in a minivan. Police said it took 10 months to charge Marshall with the crime because of interviews that needed to be conducted and the process of placing the children in protective care. Sheri Marshall, 36, was taking her 10 children to a grandmother’s house on Dec. 16 when she allegedly got into an argument with her 12-year-old son,...
  • Iowa Hawkeyes' new tradition is more than just a wave |

    10/17/2017 6:52:21 AM PDT · by safetysign · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | 09/30/2017 | Tom Rinaldi
    You don't have to be an Iowa fan to appreciate this. Have your kleenex handy. Watch video at link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7UqYD_owgY&feature=share
  • Growing Up

    10/12/2017 10:56:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 12, 2017 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    This week, our oldest child Maggie turns 18. She and I traveled together this past week visiting potential colleges. Next year she will be out of the house and enrolled in college. I can't help but pause and reflect. Way back in 1999, my husband Jimmy and I were thrilled to welcome her. I had previously suffered a miscarriage, along with all the heartbreak, tears and uncertainty that went with it. It took weekly blood tests to ensure that my progesterone was in the right range, but it worked. My labor began in the middle of the night. Having heard...