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Impregnators and Secret Keepers — deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider’s Blog

Heads up: It’s political! ___________________________________________ It does take two, you know. All of the legal consequence is aimed at one, while the other is off scott free. That ought not to be, and frankly, as a woman, I resent any … Continue reading

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Overturning Abortion Rights is Fascism – Pure and Simple — gadflyonthewallblog

If you have a right to anything, it is to do whatever you want with your own body. Without this right, you are the same as livestock or an enslaved person. Overturning Abortion Rights is Fascism – Pure and Simple — … Continue reading

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What Will the Supreme Court’s “Carson v. Makin” Decision Mean for Public Schools, School Vouchers, Charter Schools, and Religious Liberty?

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New Rules for Appointing New Supreme Court Justices

On February 13, 2016 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly. In a power move, Mitch McConnell refused to proceed with the confirmation process of required to appoint a Justice appointed by President Obama. He declared that since it was … Continue reading

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‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is Still Relevant Because it Forces Us to Confront Ourselves  — gadflyonthewallblog

“To Kill a Mockingbird” holds up the reality of injustice and demands we take a side. ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is Still Relevant Because it Forces Us to Confront Ourselves  — gadflyonthewallblog

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What a VA 13-year-old Is Able to Purchase: An Experiment

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Texas: Why Rural Communities Oppose School Choice — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Vouchers are a big issue in Texas. Governor Greg Abbott recently announced he would promote them. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick—the Rush Limbaugh of Texas—is a voucher fanatic. Senator Ted Cruz said that school choice is the most important issue of … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Classify Weapons, Just Like We Do Drugs.

In 1970, the government passed the Federal Controlled Substance Act. “The goal of the Controlled Substances Act is to improve the manufacturing, importation and exportation, distribution, and dispensing of controlled substances.” It has now been over 50 years since this … Continue reading

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Peter Greene: Let’s Make the Targets Responsible for Surviving or Dying — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Peter Greene is outraged, as we all are, by the latest school shooting. It won’t be the last. Who is responsible for stopping the carnage, he asks. Why, the targets are. So say the politicians who have the power to … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Support Gun Control, You Support School Shootings — gadflyonthewallblog

Parents and guardians know that feeling – a little piece of your heart walking away from you. Imagine what the parents of the 19 children who were killed yesterday in Uvalde, Texas, might have felt. If You Don’t Support Gun Control, … Continue reading

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