Sexual Abuse
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Can the NFL make good out of its discipline debacle?

Sports
by Andrew Branch
Posted 9/17/14, 03:05 pm

The NFL Players Association appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension and the Minnesota Vikings benched Adrian Peterson for the second time Wednesday as different camps proposed solutions to the NFL’s disciplinary upheaval.

“This action taken by our union is to protect the due process rights of all NFL players,” the union said in a statement Tuesday night. “The NFLPA appeal is based on supporting facts that reveal a lack of a fair and impartial process, including the role of the office of the commissioner of the NFL.”

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No more victims

Child Sexual Abuse | The importance of being a voice for the voiceless
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 9/02/14, 01:33 pm

Last week, former youth minister Robert “Bobby” Price went to jail for 16 months for molesting two boys. In addition to the prison sentence, he must register as a sex offender for the next 30 years. His life, his family, and the church he served have been wrecked, perhaps irreparably. What is even more tragic, the two young boys he abused will be scarred for life.

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Feminists flip out over self-defense advice

Culture
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 6/11/14, 11:59 am

If you’re still not convinced that our culture is rapidly declining and common sense is becoming a scarce commodity, you might change your mind after reading this. At Sunday’s Miss USA pageant, contestant Nia Sanchez (Miss Nevada), who won the title, was asked about sexual assaults on college campuses. A fourth-degree black belt in tae kwon do, Sanchez said it’s important to make people more aware of the issue so women “can learn how to protect themselves. … [Y]ou need to be confident and be able to defend yourself.”

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