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Normalizing child grooming?

Entertainment | In a growing trend, a British TV show glorifies exploitation
by Mary Jackson & Leif Le Mahieu
Posted 6/07/19, 03:48 pm

A British TV show is sparking backlash for what some viewers see as normalization of child sexual abuse. Britain’s Channel 5 released a promotional video last week for the upcoming season of Age Gap Love with a clip of a couple whose relationship began when the man was 44 and the girl was 16.

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Biden flip-flops on abortion funding

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/07/19, 01:02 pm

After intense criticism from pro-abortion advocates, former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday he no longer supports the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal dollars from directly funding abortion except in cases of rape, incest, and when the mother’s life is endangered.

Biden announced at a Democratic National Committee event in Atlanta on Thursday that he changed his position due to Republican lawmakers in some states passing “extreme laws in clear violation of constitutional rights.”

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Judge weighs Missouri Planned Parenthood’s fate

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 6/06/19, 11:12 am

A St. Louis judge is considering whether to allow the last abortion facility in Missouri to remain open after a one-hour hearing on the matter Wednesday.

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