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European Member of Parliament, Licia Ronzulli (an MEP from Italy), took her seven-week old daughter, Victoria, to work at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

From WHAT WE SEE: “European Member of Parliament, Licia Ronzulli (an MEP from Italy), took her seven-week old daughter, Victoria, to work at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. [It was not a ‘Take-Your-Child-to-Work’ event.] She kept her baby carefully cradled … Continue reading

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Kappa Sigma chapter at Duke hosts racist frat party

From NBC 12: “‘Herro Nice Duke Peopre!!’ – That was the heading of an e-mail from the Kappa Sigma chapter at Duke, inviting people to Friday’s ‘Asia Prime’ – an Asian themed frat party, replete with offensive conical hats and … Continue reading

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The three “I”s of human rights and why they matter

In the second edition of his book Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice, Jack Donnelly describes human rights as universal, indivisible, interdependent and interrelated (Donnelly 27).  The universality of human rights is fairly straightforward: the foundation of human rights … Continue reading

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Missy Higgins – Hidden Ones

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Scott Lively, ‘Kill The Gays’ Bill Supporter And Evangelist, On Trial For Crimes Against Humanity

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On the agenda in Virginia

Scrambling to pass Virginia legislation “The Virginia General Assembly voted on hundreds of bills Tuesday, the midpoint of its 60-day session when the two chambers face a deadline to vote on their own pieces of legislation. Lawmakers introduced more than 2,500 … Continue reading

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With human abuse linked to animal abuse, we need to make Mitt Romney’s dog abuse relevant

Some people don’t think what someone does to their dog is relevant to whether or not they’d make a good President. I take issue with that in and of itself; treatment of animals it is completely relevant to one’s morality, … Continue reading

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