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Jeff Katz
September 20, 2019 - 3:48 pm
The Constitutional Court of South Africa upheld a ruling Wednesday that outlaws spanking and the use of any physical punishment against children nationwide, the Times of South Africa reports. The case was originally brought to the Constitutional Court by the civil society group Freedom of Religion...
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September 05, 2019 - 5:08 pm
By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ten states and nearly two dozen members of Congress are joining the National Rifle Association in supporting gun-maker Remington Arms as it fights a Connecticut court ruling involving liability for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting...
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September 04, 2019 - 12:33 pm
By RACHEL LERMAN and MARCY GORDON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Google's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent. The Federal Trade Commission fined Google $136 million. The company will pay an...
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September 04, 2019 - 10:52 am
By COLLEEN LONG, MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Migrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border last year suffered post-traumatic stress and other serious mental health problems, according to a government watchdog report...
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August 30, 2019 - 2:42 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A published report says Google will pay at least $150 million to settle a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over how it treats information from children on its video streaming site, YouTube. Politico reported Friday that the company will pay $150 million to $200...
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August 26, 2019 - 2:18 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nineteen states are suing over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday the rule change puts children at risk. He's leading the...
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Jeff Katz
August 23, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), a non-profit organization that works with the Henrico County court system to help abused and neglected children is experiencing a volunteer shortage. How can you help? READ MORE .
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Jeff Katz
August 08, 2019 - 4:53 pm
After ICE agents arrested 680 illegal immigrants working across seven different food processing plants in Mississippi, a local reporter tweeted out photos and a video of weeping children lamenting that their parents had been taken away. More images as volunteers try to feed the kids donated food...
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June 25, 2019 - 8:24 am
By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Just 30...
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June 24, 2019 - 2:35 pm
By MARTHA MENDOZA and GARANCE BURKE Associated Press The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Just 30...
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