Family & Society
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Starbucks finally bans porn

Sexuality | Child safety advocates persisted despite the normalization of porn in today’s culture
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 12/07/18, 03:10 pm

Starbucks announced last week it will start blocking porn sites on its in-store Wi-Fi service in 2019. The move comes after years of pressure on the coffee giant to set up filters to block explicit content.

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Gender agenda

Family | A Texas father is fighting his ex-wife’s claim that their son is a transgender girl
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/30/18, 04:37 pm

The story of a 6-year-old Dallas boy became a flashpoint in the culture war over gender this week. Ex-transgender writer and speaker Walt Heyer detailed for The Federalist the fight over James, whose mother has accused his father of abuse for not treating him as a girl named Luna.

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Catholic crisis

Religion | The latest sexual abuse scandal pits U.S. bishops against the Vatican
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/23/18, 05:04 pm

The Roman Catholic Church in the United States is reeling after the Vatican last week abruptly directed its bishops to postpone plans to increase accountability in the clergy sex abuse crisis. A chorus of Catholic critics is calling the move another cover-up of abuse by the Catholic hierarchy.

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