Posts Tagged ‘children’
By Angela Engel Throughout the past half century, women’s reproductive rights or denial of those rights has been a pivotal issue in many elections. The emotional buttons of the fundamentalist right have certainly been pushed, but when it comes to protecting the innocent, unfettered conservative ideology has responded by restricting health care access to children, eliminating low-income housing for poor families, cutting funding to at-risk students and schools, short-changing ... Full Story
Thirteen-year old girl addresses United Nations meeting.
James Edward Griffin, DOB: 02/02/89, of Fort Collins was arrested yesterday (3/8/12) for two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child (18-6-403) for the possession and distribution of child pornography. In February of this year, Larimer County Sheriff's Office investigators were notified by the Loveland Police Department that they had identified an address in unincorporated Larimer County from which someone was possibly distributing ... Full Story
Press Release WASHINGTON D.C. – In light of proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is asking U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis to abandon the new rules, saying they would threaten Colorado agriculture and opportunities for aspiring young farmers. The proposed revisions would prohibit children on farms from participating in a variety of activities including operating a tractor, applying pesticides and working with livestock. Children would also be ... Full Story
Six Children Are Killed by NATO Airstrike in Afghanistan By TAIMOOR SHAH and ROD NORDLAND Published: November 24, 2011 KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Six children were among seven civilians killed in a NATO airstrike in southern Afghanistan, Afghan officials said Thursday. The deaths occurred on Wednesday in the Zhare district of Kandahar Province, an area described by coalition forces as largely pacified in recent months, and two insurgents were also killed, ... Full Story
Eighty-five percent of a baby’s intellect, personality and social skills are developed in the first three years of life. Every parent wants to provide quality learning experiences for their child. Early parenting can be both amazing and challenging. Bright Beginnings promotes the importance of positive parent-child interactions and relationship building to give children the best start in life. You have the power to shape your child’s future. We’ll give you some simple ways to ... Full Story
Links to Articles about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars US air force members shot dead at Frankfurt airport Afghanistan: Children Killed in US Attack, Hamid Karzai Says Petraeus Apologizes After Gunships Kill 9 Afghan Children As of Tuesday, day 3419 of the war in Afghanistan and day 2873 of ... Bomb kills nine civilians in Afghanistan No Other Way Out Just Foreign Policy: Iraq Deaths