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Anti-Trafficking Law Named after Abolitionist Frederick Douglass

On Tuesday, January 8 President Donald Trump signed into law the Frederick Douglass Act, a bill authorizing $430 million to combat human trafficking. According to CBN News, the $430 million will be used over four years to fund the following: Shelter and counseling for victims; Training airline employees to spot potential victims; Oversight to make sure

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Children Abusing Children: A Dangerous Trend

Kansas City television station KSHB recently interviewed doctors and nurses at Children’s Mercy Hospital, a hospital that serves roughly 1,000 children annually who have been sexually assaulted. Heidi Olson, a nurse at Mercy Hospital said that she was shocked at what the data has told them: “almost half of our perpetrators are minors” between the ages of eleven

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Cyberbullying Now a Crime in Michigan

Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan recently signed Public Act 457 into law officially defining cyberbullying as a misdemeanor crime that takes effect in March 2019, according to the Detroit Metro Times. At the very least, the law makes cyberbullying punishable by up to 93 days in jail, plus a $500 fine. “Cyberbullying can cause just as much trauma as traditional

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Developing a Standardized Test to Detect Mycoplasma Genitalium

Researchers at John Hopkins University are looking to develop a test to detect Mycoplasma Genitalium, also known as MG, a sexually transmitted bacteria that can cause pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility in women if not treated properly. With no approved, standardized test available to detect the STD, healthcare professionals hope to develop a test similar to

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Starbucks Bans Pornography

Starbucks recently announced the franchise will begin blocking pornographysites throughout its in-store Wi-Fi service in 2019. According to WORLD Magazine the decision came after years of pressure from numerous organizations to set up filters to block explicit content. In late November, Enough is Enough (EIE), an organization centered on internet safety, announced a new petition calling on Starbucks to follow

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Government Mandated Sex Education in Uganda

Parents in Kampala, Uganda began lamenting the effects of a new sex education program less than two months after it was introduced in schools. As a father of four, John Musisi shared with National Catholic Reporter (NCR)how government-mandated sex education courses in Catholic schools have harmed his 12-year-old son. According to the article, “Musisi is among thousands

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A Mother’s Reaction to Teen Sexual Orientation Surveys

Connie Jo Hutchinson found herself confronting her sixth grade son’s principal after learning that her son was surveyed on his sexual orientation in class. In a recent article Hutchinson stated that she did not see the educational value of what was being asked of her child. She also expressed a lack of information about the program that was being

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Study Debunks the Myth That E-Cigs Are Safer Than Cigarettes

A new study by the American Physiological Society significantly debunks the myth that e-cigarettes are safer than regular cigarettes. The Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb says “E-cigs have become an almost ubiquitous and dangerous trend among teens. The disturbing and accelerating trajectory of use we’re seeing in youth, and the resulting path to addiction, must end. It’s simply not

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California University Reaffirms Truth

Azusa Pacific University in California recently demonstrated the kind of unwavering leadership needed at Christian institutions by proving it is never too late to reaffirm truth as it relates to sex, marriage and gender. Religious institutions of higher learning are consistently faced with pressure to compromise beliefs pertaining to issues of sexual morality. After considering

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According to Facebook, Pregnancy Centers are Political

Facebook’s adjusted advertisement policy, implemented last May, has affected many non-profit organizations including Heartbeat International, an organization that comes alongside pregnancy resource centers in the United States and throughout the world. According to a recent blog published by the organization, Facebook stated that their submitted advertisement would run without a “paid for by” label. The ad was soon deemed

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