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Pregnant child sparks controversy in Paraguay

There has been much controversy over abortion laws and what is just or unjust in certain circumstances. Yes, we can say that at the end of the day its the woman that decides what to do, because it is her body. But, what if this is an underaged girl we are talking about? This controversial Read More



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Hispanics “are still our enemies”

Dylann Storm Roof. He wants to save the white blood that is left on our earth. His rationale is simple to him, but could be complicated to others because it really doesn’t make sense. How can someone be so hateful? Dylann Roof is the 21 year old who is accused of sitting in a historic Read More

ICE’s new guidelines for transgender detainees

As of Monday, immigration authorities will be considering housing detainees that are transgender based on the gender that they identify with, after many complaints about the conditions for transgender detainees. The staff needs to consider the preferences of the detainees, especially those who are transgender, when it comes to needs such as clothing, housing, and Read More

Transwoman who heckled Obama feels betrayed by the LGBT community

Jennicet Gutierrez an undocumented transwoman immigrant from Mexico, heckled President Obama during the LGBTQ Pride event on Wednesday at the White House. She openly feels betrayed by the gay community in attendance during the event. Gutierrez interrupted the president at the beginning of his address shouting “release all LGBTQ immigrants from detention and stop all Read More

Woman and baby found alive after plane crash

Maria Nelly Murillo and her baby were found alive; the mother was found with burns and the baby was found healthy. After five long days, the mother and son were found by Red Cross and Colombian Air Force rescuers. The rescuers included 14 people that looked through the Colombian jungle where the plane crash occurred. Read More

Lack of assistance to immigrants

In a ruling last week, Superior Court Justice Thomas Warren indicated that the administration of Governor Paul LePage does not have to reimburse cities and towns for providing welfare for some immigrants that may be here illegally, but they cannot penalize those who are aiding that population. Judge Warren said that the Department of Health Read More

Homeless Teen Mom is now a Valedictorian

Her name is Trameka Pope and she is a single teen mother who used to be homeless, and has now graduated at the top of her high school class. As Chicago’s Fox 32 reports, Pope has been offered more than $600,000 in scholarships and was accepted to attend more than 26 colleges and universities. The Read More

Mark Zuckerberg gives $5M to undocumented immigrant college fund

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are donating $5 million to TheDream.US. TheDream.US is a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants. TheDream.US was founded in 2013 as a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants who were brought into the United States as children and would have been affected by the Development, Relief, and Education Read More

Charleston shooter kills nine

When I received this assignment, my first thought was “I have plenty to say.” Seeing the story unfold I was consumed with anger. I was just in Charleston, just over a month ago, my daughter had a field trip to the aquarium. Just a half mile from the church where the gruesome murders took place. Read More