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U.S. Christians rally around home-schooling family facing deportation

U.S. Christians rally around home-schooling family facing deportation | up2-21 | Scoop.it
(RNS) When Uwe and Hannelore Romeike’s asylum case is argued Tuesday (April 23) before a panel of federal judges, their lawyers won’t talk about poverty, war, or any of the reasons most immigrants cite in their bid to stay in the U.S.
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How Conservative Christians Are Trying Their Damnedest to Make America's Kids Wildly Ignorant

How Conservative Christians Are Trying Their Damnedest to Make America's Kids Wildly Ignorant | up2-21 | Scoop.it
It's apparent that there is an attempt to indoctrinate children into the belief that America is a Christian theocracy.
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So Much for Reducing America's Prison Population: Latest Figures Show Increase in 2013

So Much for Reducing America's Prison Population: Latest Figures Show Increase in 2013 | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The devastation for families of low-level, non-violent offenders continues.
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Florida City's ‘Stop & Frisk’ Nabs Thousands of Kids, Finds 5-Year-Olds ‘Suspicious’

Florida City's ‘Stop & Frisk’ Nabs Thousands of Kids, Finds 5-Year-Olds ‘Suspicious’ | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Stop and Frisk Quota Policy at Miami Gardens Police Department Results in Over 99-thousand Stops in a City of 110-thousand people.

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New BJS figures show that mass incarceration is getting bigger | Prison Policy Initiative

New BJS figures show that mass incarceration is getting bigger | Prison Policy Initiative | up2-21 | Scoop.it
New report serves as a sobering reminder that state-level criminal justice policy decisions are continuing to ensure that our nation remains the top incarcerator in ...

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Latest News - Diesel Therapy: Torturing Prisoners Legally Takes The Bus

Latest News - Diesel Therapy: Torturing Prisoners Legally Takes The Bus | up2-21 | Scoop.it

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Cops: Teenager Rubbed His Junk On Patron's Pizza

Cops: Teenager Rubbed His Junk On Patron's Pizza | up2-21 | Scoop.it
SEPTEMBER 16---Angered that a customer called in a pizza order right before closing time, a Texas teenager allegedly rubbed his genitals on the patron’s pie as he prepared the takeout order, police a
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Texas youth pastor accused of molesting 11-year-old boy who wanted to ‘earn’ cowboy hat

Texas youth pastor accused of molesting 11-year-old boy who wanted to ‘earn’ cowboy hat | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Black Hole: Solitary Confinement

Black Hole: Solitary Confinement | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Learn about the history of this practice, as well as its cost and the affect it has on the prisoners.

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Rob Duke's curator insight, September 16, 12:10 PM

See David Rothman's excellent Discovery of the Asylum: Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic (1974?) for a good contrast with the American experience with early solitary confinement in the original Pennsylvania experiments with incarceration instead of corporal punishment.

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If Teens Said The Stuff Their Parents Say

If Teens Said The Stuff Their Parents Say | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Hey, Mom and Dad -- how was school?

It's always kind of wonderful when kids are able to turn the tables on their parents, and that's why we love this Buzzfeed video so much.

In the video, the teens echo what we've all heard time and time again ...

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Rob Duke's curator insight, September 15, 2:18 PM

We talk about other cultures, but how about other generations within cultures...

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Vermont schools ban brownies: ‘The kids like kale here’ - EAGnews.org

Vermont schools ban brownies: ‘The kids like kale here’ - EAGnews.org | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Self-Centered Child Blames Divorce Entirely On Himself

Self-Centered Child Blames Divorce Entirely On Himself | up2-21 | Scoop.it
LINCOLN, NE—Claiming that the third-grader refuses to acknowledge anyone else’s involvement in the situation, sources confirmed Monday that egocentric 8-year-old Dylan Fielder blames the divorce of his parents entirely on himself.
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School yanks U.S. flag from vehicles on 9/11

School yanks U.S. flag from vehicles on 9/11 | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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How the Criminal Justice System Impacts Well-Being - Collateral Consequences - YouTube

To watch the full discussion or to learn more about the Well-Being Initiative, visit www.wellbeinginitiative.org In this clip from the Charles Koch Institute...

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Rob Duke's curator insight, September 14, 12:44 PM

See Therapeutic Jurisprudence as a theory base.

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Michelle O creates trouble for kids with cancer

Michelle O creates trouble for kids with cancer | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Adrian Peterson And What Our Fathers Did to Us

Adrian Peterson And What Our Fathers Did to Us | up2-21 | Scoop.it
You can never move on from toxic discipline.
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Voices from Solitary: A Day in the Life, Part VI

Voices from Solitary: A Day in the Life, Part VI | up2-21 | Scoop.it
This post is the next in a series of pieces Solitary Watch is publishing as part of a project calling for people held in solitary confinement to write on various proposed themes. Our first suggeste...

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Inmates Aren’t the Only Victims of the Prison-Industrial Complex | The Nation

Inmates Aren’t the Only Victims of the Prison-Industrial Complex | The Nation | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The worst part of Dave’s job as a death-row guard happened early morning on the day of an execution. After taking the inmate for his final shower and instructing him to change his clothes for his last visit with his family, Dave would bring him back to his cell.

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Student’s ‘Virginity Rocks’ t-shirt banned from Arkansas middle school - EAGnews.org

Student’s ‘Virginity Rocks’ t-shirt banned from Arkansas middle school - EAGnews.org | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Juvenile Justice 40 Years On: Unfinished Business

Juvenile Justice 40 Years On: Unfinished Business | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) is by far the most crucial legislative measure enacted by Congress to address the treatment of youth offenders in detention facilities across the country. Since its inception in 1974, the Act has been the driving force in federally funde...
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Dozens of Children Dead After UN Gives Tainted Vaccine in “Rebel” Held Syria

Dozens of Children Dead After UN Gives Tainted Vaccine in “Rebel” Held Syria | up2-21 | Scoop.it
U.S. and Saudi-backed mercenaries blame al-Assad.
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New Film about the "Invisible Scars" of Solitary Is the Only Good Thing to Come Out of Wapato Jail

New Film about the "Invisible Scars" of Solitary Is the Only Good Thing to Come Out of Wapato Jail | up2-21 | Scoop.it
At first glance, the image above looks like the usual press photograph of a suspect accompanied to the stand, being escorted between holding cells and a courtroom. Alternatively, it could be a scen...

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From One North Carolina Prison, Reports of an Eight-Month Lockdown

From One North Carolina Prison, Reports of an Eight-Month Lockdown | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Across the United States, even prisoners who have not been placed in solitary confinement or any form of "segregation" can be subjected to a "lockdown" in which they may be held in solitary-like co...

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Confounding Critics, Nation's Prison Population Rises

Confounding Critics, Nation's Prison Population Rises | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Breaking a four-year trend, the nation's prison population rose again last year, the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics said today.

The news disappointed advocates of reducing "mass incarceration" in the U.S., who had expressed hope that after rising relentlessly for three decades, the inmate cou...
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Woman Accused Of Sex With Minors May Have More Victims: Police

Woman Accused Of Sex With Minors May Have More Victims: Police | up2-21 | Scoop.it
An employee at a Southern California high school who was arrested this weekend for allegedly having unlawful sex with minors may have had additional victims, according to police.

Amy Corinne Bramlett, 46, was arrested Sunday and faces several sex...
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The NFL Has Become A Circus Of Political Correctness

The NFL Has Become A Circus Of Political Correctness | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Do you remember when the NFL actually used to be about football?
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