Tag Archive: Connecticut

Oct 14 2015

School Tries to Ban Halloween to Be PC

ban Halloween, kids costumes

Last week, a Connecticut school district announced a decision to ban Halloween and any related festivities on the grounds that the holiday excludes too many students for cultural and religious reasons. The decision was communicated to parents and families by a letter from the principle, setting strict guidelines for clothing, classroom decorations, and seasonal behavior. …

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Jan 04 2015

Connecticut Teen Forced to Undergo Chemo Against Her Will

Cassandra C forced to undergo chemo

A 17-year old girl – named only “Cassandra C” in court documents – is being forced to undergo chemotherapy against her will by the state’s child protection agency, the Department of Children and Families (DCF). In September, Cassandra was diagnosed with late stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Doctors recommended she undergo chemotherapy as treatment, but the teen …

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Jul 16 2014

Man Arrested for Stabbing Watermelon

In the long list of things people have been arrested for that might never be thought possible, we can now add “carving watermelon.” A Connecticut man now faces charges of “second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct” for allegedly carving a watermelon in a “passive aggressive manner.” Carmine Cervellino, 49, and his wife are currently going through …

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Apr 18 2014

Man Shoots Squirrel, Police Seize Guns

65-year-old James Toigo of Milford, CT was recently visited by police after he shot a squirrel in his yard on Monday morning. Police reported they were in the area and heard a gunshot nearby. Toigo has taken into custody after they discovered he had shot the small animal. Upon their investigation, police also found an …

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Mar 21 2014

Maryland Takes Aim at Gun Confiscation

A new bill introduced by the Maryland state legislature would have have the state join the ranks of Connecticut, New York, Illinois, and California in threatening – and enacting – gun confiscation. But remember, no one is coming to take your guns. Del. Luiz Simmons (D-Montgomery) introduced HB0623 back on January 30th, though it has …

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