Race Issues
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Seeking dignity in death for the unborn

Life | Texas law on the proper treatment of aborted or miscarried babies faces new hurdle
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 9/10/18, 03:25 pm

A Texas law requiring abortion centers and hospitals to arrange for the burial or cremation of a baby who died after an abortion or miscarriage faced another setback last week when a federal judge issued an injunction against it.

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DOJ supports Asian-American students suing Harvard

by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 8/31/18, 10:54 am

The Trump administration has taken sides in a federal lawsuit against Harvard University, saying the elite school discriminated against Asian-American applicants. The students in the suit contend Harvard rejected them to keep its Asian-American student population artificially low. On Thursday, the U.S.

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Officer convicted of murder in police shooting

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/29/18, 12:56 pm

In a rare guilty verdict in a police shooting case, Dallas County jurors on Tuesday convicted a former Balch Springs, Texas, police officer of murder in the death of an African-American teenager. Roy Oliver, who is white, and his partner were responding to a report of underage drinking at a house party in suburban Dallas in April 2017 when Oliver fired into a car of teenagers, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Oliver said he was protecting his partner, but his partner told jurors he did not fear for his life.

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