Tag Archive: human rights

Apr 07 2016

Bernie for Bread Lines, Castro, & Press Censorship

Bernie for bread lines

Vermont’s socialist presidential hopeful, Bernie Sanders, has a bit of a sordid past when it comes to foreign policy. Though he often seems to avoid the topic, as Burlington mayor, he was accused of neglecting domestic affairs for foreign ones and showed an uncomfortable affinity for the dictatorships of Cuba and Sandinista Nicaragua. He often …

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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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