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  • Here Are The States That Want To Ban Transgender Surgeries For Minors

    04/12/2021 6:05:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/12/2021 | Mary Margaret Olohan
    * A number of states have introduced legislation that would ban transgender surgeries and procedures for minors. * Arkansas became the first state to ban transgender procedures for minors when the Arkansas legislature over rode Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s veto of the “Save Adolescents From Experimentation Act.” * Many other states are also attempting to ban the procedures. At least 16 states have taken action to ban doctors from performing transgender surgeries and procedures on minors. Arkansas became the first state to ban the surgeries and procedures for minors when the legislature over rode Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s veto...
  • FBI Waives Background Check Requirements for Those Housing Unaccompanied Minors

    03/28/2021 11:26:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Townhall ^ | 03/28/2021 | Beth Baumann
    The Democrats have repeatedly argued that "universal background checks" are a way of ensuring only law-abiding Americans can purchase firearms. While spewing that (very false) rhetoric out of their mouth, the Biden administration is rolling back requirements for caregivers taking in unaccompanied minors. The Biden administration is utilizing tent camps, convention centers, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Border Patrol facilities, as well as other large facilities to house the record number of unaccompanied minors that are flocking across the border. In order to quickly staff these facilities, the FBI is no longer requiring fingerprint background checks for those being...
  • Seventh Circuit Ban On Parental Consent For Underage Abortions Tees Up Supreme Court Review

    03/15/2021 7:31:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | March 15, 2021 | Margot Cleveland
    The Seventh Circuit’s decision in Planned Parenthood v. Box II is wrong, but also providential because it provides a perfect vehicle for the Supreme Court to revisit its abortion jurisprudence.On Friday in a split 2-1 decision, a federal appellate court declared unconstitutional Indiana’s parental notification law for minors seeking abortions. The Seventh Circuit’s majority decision in Planned Parenthood v. Box II is wrong, but also providential because it provides a perfect vehicle for the Supreme Court to revisit its abortion jurisprudence. At issue in Box II—named after Kristina Box, the commissioner of Indiana’s Department of Health—was a 2017 amendment to...
  • Did California legislators just vote to protect (gay) adults who have sex with minors?

    09/04/2020 7:49:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/04/2020 | Michael Brown
    If there was one thing we could all agree on, you would think it would be this: minors should be protected from sexually aggressive adults. Yet, with a nod to “equality” under the law for the gay community, the California Assembly has voted to lessen the potential penalty for 24-year-olds who have sex with children as young as 14. Shockingly – or should I say, revoltingly – this is one of two, similar bills that have just been passed by these legislators. As explained by Greg Burt of the California Family Council, “The California legislature finished it’s 2020 session on...
  • New York state changes policy, allows minors to change sex on birth certificates

    03/13/2020 11:09:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/13/2020 | Brandon Showalter
    The state of New York is now permitting minors who self-identify as something other than their biological sex to alter their birth certificates. Officials in the Empire state announced this week that young people ages 16 and under who assert that they are transgender or nonbinary will be able to alter their sex marker on their birth certificate to reflect their "gender identity." Medical affidavits are not required to make the change. Proponents of the new policy hailed the move. “The actions announced today rid the state of a discriminatory and outdated policy and keeps New York rightly among the...
  • Honenu decries 'dangerous police provocation' in Bat Ayin

    01/05/2020 2:58:42 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/12/19 | Mordechai Sones
    Residents of Bat Ayin in Gush Etzion say police committed a provocation today when two police officers disguised as Arab technicians arrived. According to a report by the Honenu legal aid organization, the secret police were wandering around the kindergartens in the center of the locality, awaiting reactions by residents. The presence of the "technicians" reportedly aroused the suspicion of two boys passing by, who approached them in an attempt to understand their actions. The secret police did not provide any clear answers increasing the boys' fears and at one point, pushing started between one of the boys and a...
  • Brussels calls on Germany to take children from Greek migrant camps

    12/24/2019 8:00:54 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 12.24.2019 | Alistair Walsh (with DPA)
    The European Commission urged Germany late Monday to accept children from overcrowded migrant camps in Greece. “The Commission is concerned about the difficult situation for unaccompanied minors on the ground in Greece and remains in close contact with the Greek authorities, notably as concerns the situation on the heavily overcrowded islands and the very challenging situation in the hotspots,” a spokesman told DPA news agency. “In particular as regards the more than 5,000 unaccompanied minors, the Commission has repeatedly called upon the member states to continue relocating from Greece on a voluntary basis, with funds provided by the Commission,” the...
  • GOP lawmaker: Aiding minors' transgender surgery should be a felony

    10/30/2019 6:29:02 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 30, 2019 | Aris Folley
    Medical professionals in Georgia could face felony charges for helping minors undergo gender transition under legislation being drafted by a GOP lawmaker in the state, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. Under the legislation being proposed by State Rep. Ginny Ehrhart (R), medical professionals in Georgia could be charged with a felony for performing a number of procedures designed to help minors with gender transition, such as mastectomies, vasectomies, “castration and other forms of genital mutilization.” Ehrhart said that the legislation, if passed, would also prohibit prescribing “puberty-blocking drugs to stop or delay normal puberty and cross-sex hormone therapy” to minors. “The...
  • MLB Proposal Would Eliminate 42 Minor League Teams

    10/19/2019 6:27:37 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 21 replies
    Baseball America ^ | October 18, 2019 | JK Cooper
    Editor's Note: This story initially reported that the proposal would move the MLB draft back to August. Further reporting has found that while the draft in the proposal would move to after the College World Series, it would not be moved as late as August. We regret the error. Also, the number of roster spots for minor leagues would be limited to between 150 and 200 players. The story initially said teams would be limited to 150 players. The Professional Baseball Agreement (PBA) between Major League Baseball and minor league teams expires at the end of the 2020 season. But...
  • Capital Punishment for 1st Degree serial murder and rape, regardless of age

    07/23/2019 8:50:48 PM PDT · by Texan4Life · 24 replies
    Fox 4 News ^ | July 23, 2019 | Shaun Rabb
    Judge to decide if Dallas teen will stand trial as adult for rape, murder
  • Most minors’ judicial bypasses are granted, says pro-abortion manual

    07/19/2019 9:11:00 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | June 15, 2019 | Sarah Terzo
    A manual for pro-choice activists published in the 1980s says that most of the time, judges grant minors’ judicial bypass requests. When a pregnant teen wants an abortion without her parents’ knowledge in a state that has parental notification or consent, she can go to judge and convince him she is “mature enough” not to inform her parents. Mainly, these are rubber stamped. The manual says: “Even though the overwhelming majority of abortion petitions that come before the courts are granted, choice advocates argue that judicial bypass procedures impede a teenager’s constitutional right.” Reproductive Choices and Community Controversy (Washington, DC:...
  • Prosecutors: Nude photos of apparent minors seized from Epstein residence

    07/08/2019 10:36:48 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/08/19 | Chris Mills Rodrigo
    Federal prosecutors on Monday said investigators found nude photos of what appear to be underage girls at financier Jeffrey Epstein's residence in New York. "Agents executed a search warrant on [Epstein's] mansion in New York City and recovered and seized evidence including nude photographs of what appear to underage girls," Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, said at a press conference. An FBI official said anyone who may have been hurt by Epstein or who has information about any alleged crimes should contact the agency. “We are asking anyone who may have been victimized by Jeffrey Epstein, or anyone...
  • Kansas judge calls girls, 13 and 14, the 'aggressor' in a child sex solicitation case

    02/04/2019 3:19:18 PM PST · by jazusamo · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 4, 2019 | Robert Gearty
    Kansas judge Michael Gibbens (l.) sentenced Raymond Soden, 67, (r.) in a child sex solicitation case after saying the two victims, girls, 13 and 14 were "more agressor than a participant in the criminal conduct." (Leavenworth County Bar Association/ Kansas Department of Corrections) A Kansas judge has come under fire for saying in court that two girls--solicited by an online predator to have sex with him when they were 13 and 14--were partly to blame for what happened to them. “I do find that the victims in this case, in particular, were more an aggressor than a participant in...
  • Does America oppose female genital mutilation – or not?

    11/21/2018 6:52:04 AM PST · by Enterprise · 96 replies ^ | November 21, 2018 | Douglas Murray
    ‘The historic case involves minor girls from Michigan, Illinois and Minnesota, including some who cried, screamed and bled during the procedure and one who was given Valium ground in liquid Tylenol to keep her calm, court records show.’ (Snip) ‘The judge’s ruling also dismissed charges against three mothers, including two Minnesota women whom prosecutors said tricked their 7-year-old daughters into thinking they were coming to metro Detroit for a girls’ weekend, but instead had their genitals cut at a Livonia clinic as part of a religious procedure.’
  • Canada also detains migrant children, sometimes for months at a time

    06/20/2018 6:26:52 AM PDT · by Phlap · 9 replies
    CBC ^ | 06/20/2018 | Benjamin Shingler
    The U.S. is the focus of international outrage for its policy of separating children from their parents and detaining them after they cross the border in search of asylum. But Canada also detains migrant children — and in some cases, restricts access to their asylum-seeking parents — despite the fact its stated policy is to do whatever possible to avoid it. Last year, 151 minors were detained with their parents in Canadian immigration holding centres. Eleven others were held in custody unaccompanied by an adult, according to the Canada Border Services Agency. CBSA holds people who are considered a flight...
  • Flashback: Waves of immigrant minors present crisis for Obama, Congress (2014)

    06/19/2018 9:30:39 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 28, 2014 | Richard Cowan
    Tens of thousands of children unaccompanied by parents or relatives are flooding across the southern U.S. border illegally, forcing the Obama administration and Congress to grapple with both a humanitarian crisis and a budget dilemma. An estimated 60,000 such children will pour into the United States this year, according to the administration, up from about 6,000 in 2011. Now, Washington is trying to figure out how to pay for their food, housing and transportation once they are taken into custody. The flow is expected to grow. The number of unaccompanied, undocumented immigrants who are under 18 will likely double in...
  • 99 MS-13 Gang Members Arrested – All Entered US As ‘Unaccompanied Minors’

    04/05/2018 9:15:59 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 10 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 04/03/18 | Chris Agee
    Nearly 100 members of the notoriously violent MS-13 street gang were among the young immigrants admitted into the U.S. under the classification of “unaccompanied minor” during the past 11 months, according to recent government data. As CNS News reported, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement study found 99 gang members had received the status, including nearly two-thirds who were also granted “Special Immigrant Juvenile” status. The immigrants arrested were targeted as part of ICE’s Operation Matador, described by the agency as a “unified effort to combat the proliferation of MS-13 and other transnational criminal gang activity in Long Island, the...
  • LocalMS-13 is ‘taking over the school,’ one teen warned before she was killed

    03/11/2018 12:57:10 PM PDT · by bitt · 48 replies
    WAPO ^ | 3/9/2018 | Michael E. Miller
    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — The old minivan appeared near the school on a Tuesday morning, its Illinois plates the only thing out of place in the blue-collar suburbs of central Long Island. But as backpack-toting teenagers passed by on their way to Brentwood High, the van’s doors suddenly swung open. Out sprang members of the violent street gang MS-13, armed with baseball bats. They attacked three 16-year-old students they suspected of being rivals before driving off. When police spotted the van in the same neighborhood the following afternoon and surrounded it at gunpoint, the MS-13 members were in the midst of...
  • Trump administration shuts down Central American minor protection program

    08/17/2017 5:42:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 17, 2017 | Barnini Chakraborty
    The Trump administration on Wednesday shut down yet another Obama-era program — this one created to give Central American minors fleeing poverty and gang violence in their homeland temporary legal status in the United States. The “CAM parole” program was established in 2014 in response to a surprise spike in the number of unaccompanied minors and families entering the country from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. The program allowed minors who did not make the cut for “refugee status” to enter the U.S. on a two-year, renewable parole if they had a parent already legally in the country.
  • New Grooming Scandal Fears as Police Investigate Almost 200 Sex Crimes in One Small Town

    06/03/2017 9:56:34 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/03/2017 | Virgina Hale
    Officers have said they are investigating almost 200 cases of child sex abuse in Keighley, prompting fears of a ‘new Rochdale’ grooming gang in the small Yorkshire town. West Yorkshire Police are reportedly investigating 179 new sex crimes involving 165 suspects in the small mill town, described as the nation’s ‘capital’ of child grooming. Situated just outside Bradford, Keighley has a population of 56,000, including more than 12,000 Muslims, and the town boasts eight mosques. Last year 12 men were jailed for more than 140 years between them for the abuse of one 13-year-old girl in Keighley, who the gang...