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Pass This Test and Get Kicked Out of School

The Student Pregnancy Policy of Delhi Charter School that forces female students to take a pregnancy test is not only a violation of Title IX and the Constitution, but also the fundamental human rights of access to information, education, and sexual freedom.

También en español Delhi Charter School, in Louisiana, has a Student Pregnancy Policy that allows staff to force female students who are suspected of being pregnant to take a pregnancy test. If students are pregnant or refuse to take the test, they are kicked out and must undergo home schooling if they want to continue their education at the school. Apparently, Delhi Charter School doesn’t believe that female students have a right to education free from discrimination, unlike the Woodhull Sexual Freedom Alliance (Woodhull) as mentioned in my previous post, “Sex Education is a Human Right.” Moreover, the ...

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Email Mistake Reveals Why MA Catholic Diocese Unwilling to Sell Property to Gay Couple

“I just went down the hall and discussed it with the bishop,” Sullivan wrote to the broker, according to the Telegram. “Because of the potentiality of gay marriages there, something you shared with us yesterday, we are not interested in going forward with these buyers. I think they're shaky anyway. So, just tell them that we will not accept their revised plan and the Diocese is making new plans for the property. You find the language.” (Advocate.com) This damning excerpt was taken directly from an email Monsignor Thomas Sullivan sent to his diocese's real estate broker. Unintentionally, she passed it ...

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Kentucky church bans interracial couples

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News of Note: Kentucky church bans interracial couples "A small church in Pike County, Kentucky has voted to ban interracial couples from most church activities “to promote greater unity among the church body... “Parties of such marriages will not be received as members, nor will they be used in worship services and other church functions, with the exception being funerals. All are welcome to our public worship services. This recommendation is not intended to judge the salvation of anyone, but is intended to promote greater unity among the church body and the community we serve.” Harville told The Kentucky Herald-Leader that ...

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