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Is That Even Legal? Does T.I.’s ‘Hymen’ Testing On His Daughter Violate Her Rights?

Does the Atlanta’s rapper action a) put the health professional in an unethical position or b) does he violate his daughter’s reproductive health rights?

There are certain rights that teens have under the law that are set to protect their privacy. These laws are particularly set up to ensure that teens (female, male, non-binary or questioning) make healthier choices with sex when parents disapprove of premarital sex.

Check out the laws in GA and judge for yourself.

California Border Patrols Will Still Take Your Recreational Weed

Words by Comfort Nnana Kalu January 1st will be the first day of legalized marijuana in California. Although this is well-received news, there will still be a ton of regulations. The Associated Press reported that federal agents would still confiscate your weed on busy freeways, back country highways and border patrols will still consider possession […]

India Top Court Rules to Change Laws Concerning Child Marriages

Times are changing and so is the law. The government in India recently ruled that a man who takes an under-aged wife (between 15-18) and has sexual intercourse with her could now be charged with rape. The country’s top court ruled last Wednesday that the laws regarding marital rape are shifting and the age of […]

Obama Speaks On Plans For Gun Control

President Barack Obama delivered an emotional speech at the White House surrounded by advocates for gun control reform on Tuesday, according to Mashable. Obama became emotional when speaking about the victims of gun violence, especially those from Sandy Hook Elementary School. Prior to his speech, he was introduced by the father of one victim – […]

Controversial Curfew Law Goes Into Effect in Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland, Police, curfew, laws, civil rights,

One of the toughest curfew laws in the country went into effect last night, in Baltimore. The Baltimore City Council passed the controversial law requiring children and some teens to be in by 9 PM back in June. Proponents of the law argue that it will prevent children and teens from being victims of, or […]

Was it George Zimmerman or the Law That Killed Trayvon Martin?

Are the “Stand Your Ground” and the “Castle Doctrine” Laws Being Used as a Tool for Legal Murder? (Part 1) By Charles Fisher and Randy Fisher @HHSYC The Death of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman has sent a ripple effect throughout the country.  This is a tragedy of epic proportions but at […]