Human Rights Activist Killed In Tunisia

In the year 2013 a human being fighting for freedom can still be murdered outside his home. On Wednesday night Chokri Belaid, human rights activist, was shot 4 times and murdered in Tunisia. The Government  has claimed that this was an isolated incident carried out by a lone individual; an…

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Prison Over-Crowding Leads to Riots Resulting in Dozens of Deaths

“The latest in a series of bloody riots in” Venezuela’s severely overcrowded prisons where inmates often freely obtain weapons and drugs with the help of corrupt guards” has resulted in at least 5 dozen deaths.
“Venezuela currently has 33 prisons built to hold about…

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Will School Employees Set to Carry Guns Undergo Psychological Testing First?

In the aftermath of the horrific shooting in Newton, Connecticut, at Sandy Hook Elementary school, school districts immediately stepped up efforts to “protect” our nations kids.  Most schools keep doors locked during the school day. Many districts already use buzzer…

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Suicide Claims the Life of 26-Year-Old Aaron Swartz, Reddit Co-Founder

Aaron Swartz death on Friday, January 11, 2013 is a vivid reminder that “suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among young people ages 15-24, and is the 10th leading cause of death overall.”
This amazing, talented, socially-aware and active young man did much good in his short…

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Queer Street-Based Youth Need OUR Love: A Social Worker’s Plea

As a queer person there is much to be proud of as 2013 begins. Last year was an unprecedented year of progress in the LGBT rights movement, with greater LGBT visibility and support for marriage equality gaining huge momentum. And that momentum doesn’t seem to be slowing, as it looks like the…

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Will A Sperm Donor Be The Legal Father?

A Topeka sperm donor is currently in a legal battle against the state of Kansas to keep from being declared the legal father of the child resulting from his sperm donation. A January 8, 2013 hearing is scheduled in Topeka, Kansas, and he is hoping to have the case dismissed. If he loses, he will…

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When school resumes for Sandy Hook, it will be in a new building. Parent-volunteers are working to ensure that the students are welcomed back by a winter wonderland with the entire school decorated with as many unique snowflakes as possible. We encourage senders to be as creative as possible, remembering that no two snowflakes are alike. Please make and send snowflakes by January 12, 2013 to the Connecticut PTSA.

LETS MAKE THIS VIRAL YA’LL….*Note* this is not an event that you physically attend!

Please send all snowflakes to:
Connecticut PTSA
60 Connolly Parkway
Building 12, Suite 103
Hamden, CT 06514

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