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WATCH: Controversial video encourages kids to steal parent’s guns, turn them in at school

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

A San Francisco filmmaker has created a controversial gun control video showing a young man stealing his mother’s gun, taking it to school and handing it over to a teacher saying, “I don’t feel safe with a gun in my house.” The video, created by Rejina Sincic and done in the...

Antigun PSA encourages gun theft, other offenses

Pretty appalling. The PSA has a kid stealing his mother's handgun, hiding it in his backpack, taking it to school, and handing it to a teacher, asking that she take it away since he doesn't feel safe with a gun...

JK Rowling Had The Perfect Response About LGBT Students At Hogwarts

JK Rowling comes out with her views on LGBT and Jewish students at Hogwarts. We're all happy to know that this fictional school is a safe haven for more than just Harry. The post JK Rowling Had The Perfect Response About LGBT Students At Hogwarts appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Reflecting on the Loss of Life in Pakistan

It's every parents worst nightmare. A group of gunmen enter the school and just begin shooting. School, which is such a privilege in Peshawar, is supposed to be a safe haven for the information-thirsty youth to drink from the well of knowledge. Show More Summary

New Yet Old | Thankfully Safe | Snap Away

Stock Logos: Southern Miss’ new eagle logo looks exactly like its old eagle logo. But uh, good job everyone! TVNewser: Truly scary stuff — NBC News producer Mushtaq Yusufzai says his two boys were inside the Peshawar school that was attacked by the Taliban. Show More Summary

Clever Business Idea: Cell Phone Storage Van outside of a School

last weekOdd : Neatorama

(Photos: Pop-Up City) This modified Ford E250 van is the main customer service port of Safe 'n' Secure Cellutions, a business in Brooklyn. Jhonn de La Puente, the owner, established the company to cleverly exploit an everyday market that most people might not consider. Show More Summary

King's Court: No College Basketball Goliath Is Safe in Year Filled with Upsets

A few days before what most believed would be a walkover game against a former Division II school, Nebraska's Tim Miles received a warning from a friend in the coaching profession. "Be careful," Miles was told. "Incarnate Word is going...Show More Summary

Extremism's Innocent Victims: Children and Islam

Yesterday morning, all over the world, mothers kissed their children and waved them off to school, like they do every day of term, content that they would be safe in their classrooms and playgrounds. Yesterday afternoon, all over the world, children rushed home excitedly. Show More Summary

Rosemary Anderson High School Shooting: Read The Latest Tweets From Portland Area

The Rosemary Anderson High School shooting in Portland, Oregon, caused quite a bit of confusion and sent concerned parents to the Rosemary Anderson High School on December 12 to make sure their children were safe. As reported by TheShow More Summary

The real debate about Chicago schools

Two challengers to Mayor Rahm Emanuel — 2nd Ward Ald. Bob Fioretti and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia — have released education platforms this week. It's safe to say their priorities do not mirror what Chicago Public Schools has done during Emanuel's tenure.

Schools Can Be Front Line of Fight Against Ebola

A new initiative for safe schools that will combat Ebola has been launched in the wake of a visit to the worst affected areas in West Africa by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and International Finance Corporation CEO Jin-Yong Cai. The...Show More Summary

Kenyan Student Converts School’s Waste (Yes, Poo) into Safe, Clean Cooking Fuel

In early January 2013, Kenya's oldest English-language school, the Maseno School, opened new dormitories for 720 students, and it had a couple of problems. Pit latrines and a faulty sewage system inevitably left foul odors and polluted local freshwater sources,

Scientists are testing a promising breast cancer vaccine

A small safety trial of a breast cancer vaccine has suggested the treatment may be safe and effective. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis developed the vaccine for breast cancer patients with high levels of mammaglobin-A, a protein found in 40 to 80 percent of breast cancers. Show More Summary

Governor Quinn Announces Illinois Awarded $5.9 Million for Safe Routes to School Program

This federally funded program is designed to enable and encourage children to walk and bike to school by creating a safe environment.

Breast Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise in Small Clinical Trial

A breast cancer vaccine developed at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is safe in patients with metastatic breast cancer, results of an early clinical trial indicate. Preliminary evidence also suggests that the vaccine primed the patients' immune systems to attack tumor cells and helped slow the cancer's progression.

Ferguson Library Pledges to Remain Open ‘as Long as It Is Safe

4 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

While most buildings and all schools in Ferguson have closed in anticipation of rioting, the Ferguson Public Library has dedicated itself to staying open for children.

NYC school offers class on how to deal safely with cops

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) has been invited to a New York City high school to train students in how to interact safely with police. The school requested the hour-long training session in light of the city's history of profiling young, minority men for disproportionate police scrutiny. Show More Summary

Being A Minority Teenager In New York: A High School Offered A Class Just On Dealing With The Police

A New York City high school last week invited the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) in to talk to their students about how to properly, and safely, assert their rights while dealing with the police, the New York Post is reporting. Show More Summary

United Through It All: On The Florida State University Shootings

last monthOdd : Thought Catalog

You always see these stories on the news about school shootings, but you honestly cannot understand it until it happens in your safe place.

Increase in Spending on Corrections Comes with Enormous Opportunity Costs for Wisconsin

Spending on corrections has increased dramatically in Wisconsin in recent decades, reducing the resources available for quality schools, safe communities, and health care. Wisconsin state spending on corrections rose by 308% between 1986 and 2013, when dollar amounts are adjusted for inflation. Only eight states had larger increases in prison costs, measured as a percentage [...]

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