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  • Manchester terror attack victim's mother vows to fight for 'Martyn's Law' to protect concertgoers 21 May 2019 13:24 Charleston Daily Mail Mother whose son was killed in the Manchester terror attack vows to fight for 'Martyn's Law' that would see metal detectors and bag searches become mandatory at concerts Figen Murray, the mother of Martyn Hett, wants security to be tighter at …
  • In the wake of its own child abuse scandal, Poland must break the Church’s grip ǀ View 21 May 2019 13:14 euronews I’m one of the Pope’s Children – a generation of Irish children born in the late 1970s and early 1980s – that have come to symbolise Ireland’s deep relationship with the Catholic Church. Pope John Paul’s II visit to Ireland in 1979 saw over 50% of the …
  • Vermont to Enact Abortion Rights Law, Gov. Scott's Aide Says 21 May 2019 12:28 Seven Days Gov. Phil Scott intends to allow a sweeping abortion-rights bill to become law, spokesperson Rebecca Kelley said Monday night. According to Kelley, the Republican governor "has ruled out a veto" of H.57, which codifies the right to an abortion …
  • The UK is failing to protect looked-after children 21 May 2019 12:18 The Spectator After coming under fire for its timid reporting of the Telford and Oxford grooming scandals, the BBC seems to have taken stock: this week, it successfully exposed the grooming of looked-after teenagers living on their own. According to Newsnight thousands …
  • It’s time for a fairer work schedule law 21 May 2019 12:07 CT Mirror CTMirror Contributor A poster from New York City's Fair Workweek Law. Imagine the following scenario: You’re a single parent, working full-time at a big-box store. You return home at the end of a long afternoon shift at work. You cook dinner for your …
  • Chronic pain causing chronic temper 21 May 2019 11:58 Sentinel & Enterprise Dear Annie: I have chronic back pain thanks to sciatica. I chose to treat it with physical therapy and exercise, and I take muscle relaxers and or anti-inflammatory drugs when the pain really flares up. I chose to forgo all painkillers, be they opium-based …
  • Immigration Corner | If I adopt a child, can she become a US citizen? 21 May 2019 11:48 Jamaica Gleaner Dear Mrs Walker-Huntington, My wife and I are both naturalised citizens of the United States. We are planning to adopt a teenager from Jamaica. The adoption will take place in Jamaica.We would like to know if when we file for her, how do we make sure that …
  • Kansas felon back in jail accused of abuse, endangering a child 21 May 2019 11:15 KVGB CLOUD COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas felon on new charges after an arrest. Burchett photo KDOC Just before 4:30p.m. Friday, a Cloud County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested 40-year-old Lisa Burchett of Concordia on a Cloud County …
  • Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare 21 May 2019 10:29 News On Friday, the legislature of Missouri passed a ban on abortions, among the most extreme of any state. It prohibits any abortions after eight weeks of gestation, putting it among the category of misleadingly named “heartbeat bills” that use fetal cardiac …
  • Liberia: Time to Begin A Serious Conversation about A War Crimes Court - Front Page Africa 21 May 2019 10:24 Liberian Times Mr. Yacoub El Hillo, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Liberia AT A NATIONAL COLLOQUIUM on the Implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Recommendations report held in Gbarnga, Bong County last week, Mr. Yacoub El Hillo, the …