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A sexual assault on Iowa State campus

Less than a week into the semester and my daughter's university is already reporting an acquaintance sexual assault. Can't help but worry about my daughter's safety.

Tennessee teen in trouble for saying 'bless you' after sneeze

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/2014/08/20/tennessee-teen-in-trouble-for-saying-bless-you-after-sneeze/14366865/

"Bless you" is on a list of banned words/phrases in the classroom. So long as an individual is allowed to speak after a sneeze, I don't see how this particular phrase can lead to punishment.

https://www.aclu.org/religion-belief/joint-statement-current-law-religion-public-schools


1. Students have the right to pray individually or in groups or to discuss their religious views with their peers so long as they are not disruptive.

Religious messages on T-shirts and the like may not be singled out for suppression.

Russell Rios shooting - Here is an interesting case

from Texas with some parallels to the Michael Brown shooting. One question I have is whether journalists looked through social media for pictures of the individual shot for unflattering ones.

This particular police officer was convicted of involuntary manslaughter when, off duty, he pursued someone suspected of shoplifting, a struggle ensued and the the suspected shoplifter was shot and killed.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2656090/Cop-walks-free-court-despite-guilty-shooting-manslaughter-teen-stole-iPad-case-Walmart.html

Idiot Talk Show Host Michael Berry running a

picture of someone arrested for murder and saying it is Michael Brown. He has been corrected for over three hours without pulling thread.

https://www.facebook.com/MichaelBerryFanPage/photos/a.363467236699.163471.115017781699/10152312509651700/?type=1&theater
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