Hundreds of Californians who were forcibly sterilized based on eugenics laws in the last century might still be alive and deserve an apology and financial reparations, a new study concludes.
In a Sacramento government office, historian and lead author Alexandra Minna Stern stumbled across a filing cabinet containing about 20,000 recommendations for eugenics-motivated sterilizations dating from 1919 through 1952.
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Time For Truth: (Reuters) – Historians seek reparations for Californians forcibly sterilized
A mother holds her infant son Luke during a visit with him at Lily’s Place, a treatment center for opioid-dependent newborns in Huntington, West Virginia, October 19, 2015.
The rates of babies in rural American areas born with symptoms of opioid withdrawal has skyrocketed, illustrating another symptom of the ongoing opioid epidemic spreading through parts of the United States.
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Time For Truth: (CNBC) – Rising number of rural American babies born with opioid withdrawal
A bill meant to help those with developmental disabilities would allow government agencies to locate people with tracking devices, which has some concerned the measure gives the federal government too much authority and power.
In 2008, Kevin Curtis Wills, a 9-year-old boy with autism, jumped into a river near a park and drowned. In 2014, a 14-year-old boy with autism, Avonte Oquendo, left his school and drowned in a river.
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Time For Truth: (Free Beacon) – Bill Would Allow Government to Locate People With Tracking Devices
Too much “Westworld” may cause men to fire blanks.
A new study suggests men who spend too much time binge-watching TV have lower sperm counts compared to men who don’t watch the boob tube, according to researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
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Time For Truth: (New York Post) – Watching Too Much TV Can Lower Sperm Count
A group of researchers in Oxford University, England have suggested that imposing a massive tax on carbon intensive foods – specifically protein rich foods like meat and dairy – could help combat climate change.
Pricing food according to its climate impacts could save half a million lives and one billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions