Achille ISD parents conspire against 12 year-old transgender student | Planet Transgender

This is beyond anything even remotely acceptable.


Achille ISD parents conspire against 12 year-old transgender student | Planet Transgender:

Adults posting on the official Achille ISD Oklahoma Facebook page conspired to physically and emotionally harm a transgender 12-year-old student.

Indiana mother cites ‘religious freedom’ law as defense for abusing her son / LGBTQ Nation

This is so disgusting I am beyond words.


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Indiana mother cites ‘religious freedom’ law as defense for abusing her son / LGBTQ Nation:

“Indiana mother Kin Park Thaing may get away with severely beating her son with a coat hanger after she cited the state’s new ‘religious freedom’ law as justification for the abuse. The law says the government may not infringe on a person’s religious liberty without a compelling interest.”

DC Metro Rape Highlights Why Women Are Always Aware of Rape

DC Metro Rape Highlights Why Women Are Always Aware of Rape:

“Earlier this week, a man was arrested in the rape of a woman on a Washington, DC metro train. That’s Washington, DC, USA, not Washington, DC, ‘Somewhere-over-there-where-women-have-it-much-worse-so-shut-up.’ He is charged with brazenly assaulting her at knifepoint, on a moving train, at 10 a.m in the morning on a weekday last month. The already beleaguered DC Metro is under fire for not having informed riders of the assault.”

(Via. Huffington Post)

Transgender student reports sex assault at Hercules school – SFGate

Transgender student reports sex assault at Hercules school – SFGate: “”


Transgender Former Member of Italian Parliament Detained in Sochi

SOCHI, Russia — Vladimir Luxuria, a transgender former member of the Italian Parliament, was detained by the Russian authorities Sunday after holding up a sign that read, “Gay Is OK,” at Olympic Park, the leader of an Italian gay-rights group said.

Source: NewYork Times

It’s Past Time For Sensible, Intelligent Gun Control

If you listen to the Right Wing, Conservative, Pry the Gun From My Cold Fingers, segment of the political scene, odds are you think everything is fine and dandy in the Land of the Free and Armed. Maybe you think gun control is anti-American or unconstitutional and if you think these things, such is your right.

That does not however make you ‘Right’. 

I have never had an issue with people owning weapons who have a legitimate and legal reason to do so. 

It is the other people who I take issue with. Those for whom these weapons are a means to a violent, illegal end. Those who only reason for possessing a firearm is to kill other humans. You know who these people are; they make the news with terrifying regularity. Killing sprees in churches, malls, movie theaters, and town halls. The gang bangers, the drive by shooters, the ones who kill for thrill of having the power of life and death in their hands.

I take issue with violent, mentally ill people having access to weapons of any type and yes, if you have ‘anger management issues’ I think you have a mental condition which should bar you from ever owning a gun.

If you are a gun owner then it is your responsibility and duty to your community to make them secure so criminals, children, and those I have already mentioned cannot gain access to them. If you aren’t responsible enough to do that, then you certainly are not responsible enough to own a gun in the first place.  

I’m going to give links to the stories from just this week of senseless gun violence which could have been avoided through the use of sensible, intelligent laws and the repeal of dangerous legal standards such as stand your ground and conceal/carry.


Three killed in Indiana supermarket shooting -police

A gunman opened fire inside an Indiana supermarket on Wednesday evening, killing two women – a shopper and an employee – before being shot dead in a shootout with police, authorities said.

Source: Reuters


Mason Campbell, New Mexico school shooter, chose victims at random: cops

New Mexico state police believe the preteen assailant, armed with a shotgun taken from his Roswell home, planned his attack in advance of Tuesday’s shooting at Berrendo Middle School. The suspect, identified as Mason Campbell, faces three third-degree felony charges of aggravated battery.



Police investigate 2 crashes involving gun violence

Police are investigating two separate car crashes on Saturday that both appear to be the result of the driver being shot

Source: ABC


There are many more. I did a simple Google search for “gun violence” to find these three examples.

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New Video of POW Bowe Bergdahl Surfaces

A new video has surfaced of prisoner of war Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who has been held captive by the Taliban in Pakistan since June 2009.  It is the sixth video since then showing the only American military service member to ever be captured by the Taliban.

Source: ABC

India gang rape claim: Police investigate robbery, sex attack on Danish tourist

A Danish tourist told police she was gang raped, beaten and robbed after getting lost in the heart of the the Indian capital, New Delhi, officials said Wednesday.

Source: NBCNews

FDA: Acetaminophen doses over 325 mg might lead to liver damage

The Food and Drug Administration is warning against prescription combination drugs with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen, citing the risk of liver damage.

Source: CNN


Hollywood’s worst honored with Razzie Award nominations

Johnny Depp, Adam Sandler, Lindsay Lohan and “Movie 43” are among the esteemed company that will be battling for one of Hollywood’s most widely shunned awards: the Razzies.

Source: CNN


Parents say love for transgender child is unconditional

 The parents of a Cumberland County first-grader who was born a boy but identifies as a girl say their decision to allow her to go to school as a transgender child was one based on unconditional love and a desire for her to be happy.