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  • The Spy at Harriton High

    02/24/2010 7:32:11 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 61 replies · 1,246+ views
    StrydeHax Blog ^ | 21 February 2010 | Stryde
    This investigation into the remote spying allegedly being conducted against students at Lower Merion represents an attempt to find proof of spying and a look into the toolchain used to accomplish spying. Taking a look at the LMSD Staff List, Mike Perbix is listed as a Network Tech at LMSD. Mr. Perbix has a large online web forum footprint as well as a personal blog, and a lot of his posts, attributed to his role at Lower Merion, provide insight into the tools, methods, and capabilities deployed against students at LMSD. Of the three network techs employed at LMSD, Mr....
  • Suit: Pa. school spied on students via laptops

    02/18/2010 1:41:55 PM PST · by AtlasStalled · 43 replies · 1,887+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 02/18/10 | MARYCLAIRE DALE
    A suburban Philadelphia school district used school-issued laptop webcams to spy on students at home, potentially catching them and their families in compromising situations, a family claims in a federal lawsuit. Lower Merion School District officials can activate the webcams without students' knowledge or permission, the suit said. Plaintiffs Michael and Holly Robbins suspect the cameras captured students and family members as they undressed and in other embarrassing situations, according to the suit. * * * The Robbinses said they learned of the alleged webcam images when Lindy Matsko, an assistant principal at Harriton High School, told their son that...
  • Leaked Document: No Opt-Out for Children from Pro-Gay Classes in Ontario Schools

    02/15/2010 4:04:23 PM PST · by wagglebee · 40 replies · 1,206+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/15/10 | Patrick B. Craine
    HAMILTON, Ontario, February 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Public school children in Hamilton, Ontario will not be permitted to withdraw from classes that promote homosexuality, according to the Hamilton Mountain News. At the same time, according to a leaked document obtained by a local journalist, teachers are being instructed to tell parents who object to the curriculum that “this is not about parent rights.”At the end of January, the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) hosted a professional development day dedicated to “equity” training, where they distributed a sheet to teachers with “quick responses” they can offer to parents who object to...
  • Leaked Document: No Opt-Out for Children from Pro-Gay Classes in Ontario Schools

    02/16/2010 8:04:14 AM PST · by Pope Pius XII · 31 replies · 809+ views
    Lifesitenews ^ | February 15, 2010 | Patrick B. Craine
    HAMILTON, Ontario, February 15, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Public school children in Hamilton, Ontario will not be permitted to withdraw from classes that promote homosexuality, according to the Hamilton Mountain News. At the same time, according to a leaked document obtained by a local journalist, teachers are being instructed to tell parents who object to the curriculum that “this is not about parent rights.” At the end of January, the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) hosted a professional development day dedicated to “equity” training, where they distributed a sheet to teachers with “quick responses” they can offer to parents who object...
  • Cervical cancer vaccine debate heading to the Legislature (NY/Gardasil w/o Parental Concent)

    02/09/2010 3:23:41 PM PST · by Fitzy_888 · 9 replies · 482+ views
    Albany Times Union ^ | February 9, 2010 | RICK KARLIN
    ALBANY -- The debate over making cervical cancer vaccines available to young women is coming to the state Legislature today. A group of anti-vaccine activists plans to attend this morning's Senate Codes Committee hearing to protest a bill that would let health care professionals give the vaccine to women younger than 18 without parental consent. The measure, sponsored in the Senate by Liz Krueger and in the Assembly by Amy Paulin -- both Democrats -- aims to protect women against preventable cervical cancer. The legislation also notes that Planned Parenthood clinics have been seeing teenagers coming in and requesting the...
  • Planned Parenthood demands condoms for ten-year-olds

    02/09/2010 11:48:54 AM PST · by aquapub · 43 replies · 758+ views
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 2-9-10 | Robert Moon
    The leftist pro-abortion group Planned Parenthood has released a new report calling for children as young as ten years old to be given access to contraceptives and taught to be "sexual beings"...
  • Obama wants school vending machines banned

    02/08/2010 1:06:43 PM PST · by Nachum · 81 replies · 1,578+ views
    ms DNC ^ | 2/8/10 | ap
    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will ask Congress to improve childhood nutrition by ridding school vending machines of sugary snacks and drinks and giving school lunch and breakfast to more kids. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the administration will seek changes when Congress overhauls the Childhood Nutrition Act. "Our children deserve better nutrition, and our country's better and brighter future depends on it," Vilsack said. "And with the reauthorization of the Childhood Nutrition Act scheduled this year, there won't be a better time than now to act boldly."
  • Parents found guilty in Oregon City faith-healing trial

    02/02/2010 3:15:29 PM PST · by jazusamo · 30 replies · 805+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | February 2, 2010 | Nicole Dungca
    2:58 p.m. A Clackamas County jury found Jeffrey and Marci Beagley guilty today of criminally negligent homicide for failing to seek medical care for their 16-year-old son Neil Beagley. Instead of taking their son to a doctor when he became ill, the Beagleys treated him with faith healing – prayer, anointing with oil and laying on of hands. The Beagleys could face a maximum of 10 years in prison. Because the two have no prior convictions, the normal sentencing range under state sentencing guidelines would be 16 to 18 months in prison. Neil Beagley died on June 17, 2008, of...
  • Reengineering the Family (What are the consequences of our severing biology from parenthood?)

    02/01/2010 8:02:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies · 1,076+ views
    National Review ^ | 02/01/2010 | Heather Macdonald
    An image from a TV ad for gay marriage, reproduced in the January 18 New Yorker, provides a Rorschach test for reactions to America’s ongoing revolution in family structure. Two men in black suits stand shoulder to shoulder in a group of people, looking into each other’s eyes. In their arms are two newborns in white baby clothes and blankets. Though it’s not immediately apparent from the photo, the men are at a baptism for their infants. The ad, still being test-marketed, is called “Family Values,” and is intended to emphasize the “conventionality of gay couples,” explains the New Yorker....
  • House Bill 371 (Parental rights under attack in Ohio)

    01/20/2010 11:57:08 AM PST · by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 · 32 replies · 788+ views
    HB 371 would repeal the terms “abused”, “neglected”, and “dependent” children in major sections of Ohio’s civil code and create a new category – “a child in need of protective services” This shift in core terms in state law will affect every Ohio family with minor children, because it will clearly broaden the net cast by child protective service agencies to justify an increase in the state’s intervention into the home. Proposed R.C. 2151.03 defines a "child in need of protective services" to be one in which ONE act or omission of a parent (or guardian / legal custodian) results...
  • Parents arrested for failing to register home-schooled kids

    01/05/2010 10:38:45 AM PST · by Sopater · 145 replies · 3,601+ views
    CBS 6 Albany ^ | January 04, 2010 3:33 PM | Michelle Kim
    A Montgomery County couple has been arrested on child endangerment charges for failing to register their children with the school district as they were home-schooled, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office said Monday. Richard Cressy, 47, and Margie Cressy, 41, both of the town of Glen, never registered their four children or their home-schooling curriculum with the local school district, said the Sheriff's Office. The Superintendent of the Fonda-Fultonville Central School District confirmed the four children, ranging in age from 8 to 14, had not been registered with the school district for the last seven years.
  • Vt. judge: Birth mom must transfer custody of 7-year-old daughter to former lesbian partner

    12/30/2009 7:39:32 AM PST · by walford · 42 replies · 1,568+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | Dec. 30, 2009 | Wilson Ring
    ...Miller and Jenkins were joined in a Vermont civil union in 2000. Isabella was born to Miller through artificial insemination in 2002. The couple broke up in 2003, and Miller moved to Virginia, renounced homosexuality and became an evangelical Christian. Cohen awarded custody of the girl to Jenkins on Nov. 20 after finding Miller in contempt of court for denying Jenkins access to the girl. The judge said the only way to ensure equal access to the child was to switch custody. He also said the benefits to the child of having access to both parents would be worth the...
  • Laura Ingraham PWNS Diane Francis on China's ONE CHILD Policy

    12/15/2009 12:57:36 PM PST · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 18 replies · 1,066+ views
    Youtube ^ | 12/15/09 | docdetroit2006
    The video is here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9--Zp-d5Zs
  • Indiana: Public School Wanted 2nd Graders to Sing "Allah is God"....

    12/14/2009 5:11:05 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 57 replies · 2,255+ views
    They go out of their way to not mention Jesus or any reference to Christmas being a Christian holiday and then they want the kids to sing "Allah is god." The height of liberal PC insanity..... A battle over religion is brewing in central Indiana after a public school wanted second graders to sing a song declaring, “Allah is God.” The phrase was removed just before the performance after a national conservative group launched a protest. The principal of Lantern Road Elementary School in Fishers, IN, said they were trying to teach inclusiveness through their holiday production. It included references...
  • Indiana School Removes 'Allah' From Holiday Show After Protests

    12/14/2009 5:29:35 PM PST · by Dubya · 26 replies · 858+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | FOX NEWS
    An elementary school in Indiana reportedly removed a mention of Allah in its holiday show after protests from a national conservative Christian group. Lantern Road Elementary Principal Danielle Thompson told IndyStar.com that school officials in Fishers, Ind., attempted to teach inclusiveness through the second-grade program that included portions on Christmas, Hanukkah, Ramadan, Las Posadas and Kwanzaa. "It went off last night without a hitch," Thompson told the Web site. "Several families thought it was a nice program."
  • I will not render to Caesar what is God's

    12/15/2009 9:30:06 AM PST · by Teófilo · 3 replies · 611+ views
    Folks, this according to the Thomas More Law Center: ANN ARBOR, MI – Tomorrow, December 16, 2009, at 10 AM PST, a panel of eleven judges of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sitting in San Francisco will hear oral arguments concerning the constitutionality of San Francisco Board of Supervisor’s virulent resolution attacking the Catholic Church for its teachings against homosexual adoptions. The en banc panel will review the earlier opinion of a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit that upheld the resolution. Thomas More Law Center attorney Robert Muise will argue the case on behalf of the plaintiffs in...
  • Dad Barred From Taking His Jewish Baby To Church

    12/13/2009 11:09:42 AM PST · by GonzoII · 370 replies · 5,770+ views
    cbs3.com ^ | Chicago Dec 11, 2009
    A father has been hit with an unusual restraining order: Keep his daughter away from any religion that is not Jewish. After the girl's parents split up, the father went to a Catholic church and had the girl baptized, CBS station WBBM-TV reports. Joseph Reyes, 35, had his daughter baptized and sent his ex-wife a picture of the ceremony. Rebecca Reyes says she only learned of her daughter's Baptism when Joseph sent her the picture, and that he sent it out of malice. Joseph Reyes denies this. "I sent it because Rebecca asked me for pictures," he said. Rebecca Reyes...
  • Germany Jails Eight Christian Fathers for Removing Children from Sex-Ed Class

    12/11/2009 3:52:22 PM PST · by NYer · 31 replies · 1,507+ views
    Life Site News ^ | December 11, 2009 | Peter J. Smith
    WESTPHALIA, Germany, December 11, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - At least eight Russo-German families in Salzkotten, Germany, have suffered heavy fines and now their fathers have been sentenced to prison, because they have refused to send their elementary school-age children to mandatory sexual education classes. The International Human Rights Group, a Christian legal defense organization that defends religious liberty and the right to homeschool in Europe, reports that in addition to refusing to allow their children to attend sex-ed classes, the families also resisted having their children enlisted in a theatre production of "Mein Körper gehört mir" or "My Body Belongs to...
  • Kevin Jennings' Legacy: Veteran Teacher Traumatized

    12/08/2009 10:41:33 AM PST · by massmike · 15 replies · 701+ views
    massresistance.net ^ | 12/08/2009 | n/a
    This veteran teacher says that if parents believe that keeping their children out of sex-ed classes will prevent the children from hearing and believing the agenda that permeates our schools, they are wrong. It might make the parent feel good and give a false sense of security that all is okay under his roof. But what about GLSEN's "Integrated Curriculum Plan?" How does a parent remove his child from math, science, English, social studies, and foreign languages when teachers have been taught to plant little contaminated seeds into the fertilized ground of the usual daily lessons? This teacher's name will...
  • Judge: Parents bigots for opposing 'gay' lessons

    12/04/2009 6:23:15 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 40 replies · 1,709+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 12/4/09 | Chelsea Schilling
    A judge has attacked parents, suggesting they are bigots for seeking to opt-out their elementary-age children from a mandatory controversial pro-homosexual curriculum, according to a non-profit law firm.