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School's Out: Honor Codes and Dress Codes

Some big news broke recently involving the so-called "honor killing" of four women close to where I live, and the media coverage has just been troubling to say the least. A father, his eldest son, and his second wife have been convicted of first-degree murder in the slaying of three of their daughters and his first wife. The fact of Geeti Shafia, Sahar Shafia, Zainab Shafia, and Rona Amir Mohammad’s deaths is an unmitigated tragedy.
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Father and Son Team Allegedly Beat Up Basketball Coach Over Playing Time

News : The Inquisitr - News (3 hours ago)

A father and son allegedly teamed up to punch out the son’s high school basketball coach because the teen wasn’t getting enough playing time. The duo, who have been charged with assault, pleaded not guilty in court this morning, and... Read Post

Dress Codes: Stepping Stones To Rape Culture

Issues & Causes / Feminism : fbomb (last year)

At some point in their school careers, almost every girl I know has encountered some trouble with a dress code: her skirt was too short, her pants were too tight, or her straps were too thin. Though dress codes run the gamut from a ... Read Post

Father asks school to rethink dress code after son told to remove Marines T-shirt

News : The Lookout (2 years ago)

A father wants an Illinois school district to rethink its dress code after his son was threatened with suspension if he did not remove his U.S. Marines T-shirt. According to, Daniel McIntyre, 44, that his 14-year-old son... Read Post

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