Archive for September, 2015

North Carolina School Board Sued For Maintaining Segregated and Unequal School Districts
By September 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

North Carolina School Board Sued For Maintaining Segregated and Unequal School Districts

The Halifax County, N.C. Board of Commissioners (Board) is being sued by plaintiffs who contend that the Board has failed to provide public school students with the “sound basic education” required under the state constitution.  Plaintiffs consist of a coalition of advocacy groups and parents. Included in the coalition are three parents and guardians of children […]

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Botched Surgery Leaves Man With One Inch Penis
By September 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Botched Surgery Leaves Man With One Inch Penis

 Mark Schreiber, a  60-year-old Florida doctor who was accused of  performing a botched surgery on a man’s penis was arrested and charged with unlicensed practice of health care causing serious injury. He had been hired to repair a procedure performed by a bogus doctor, Nery Carvajal-Gonzalez, 48, who was also arrested and charged with practicing […]

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Black GOP Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Tops Florida’s Native Sons in Statewide Poll
By September 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Black GOP Presidential Candidate Ben Carson Tops Florida’s Native Sons in Statewide Poll

  In the latest CBS News/New York Times poll, black GOP presidential candidate retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is gaining support, pulling up close behind front runner Donald Trump. Although Trump maintains support of Republican voters nationwide, increasing from 23 percent prior to the August debate to 27 percent in this poll, Carson’s increase in support […]

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Colorado Baker Refuses To Bake Wedding Cake For Same-Sex Couple
By September 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Colorado Baker Refuses To Bake Wedding Cake For Same-Sex Couple

  A Colorado Appeals  Court has ruled that it is discriminatory for a baker to refuse to bake wedding cakes for same-sex couples, even though it is against the baker’s religious beliefs. In 2012, Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver, was asked by a gay couple to bake a cake for their […]

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Connecticut Death Row Inmates Spared Execution
By September 11, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Connecticut Death Row Inmates Spared Execution

   In 2012, the state of Connecticut (Conn.) passed a law abolishing the death penalty for crimes committed after April 25th of that year. However, that left intact the death penalty for inmates who were still on death row. This created a situation in which the death penalty was eliminated while simultaneously kept in place […]

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