Female Genital Mutilation: A Woman’s Right to Reject it over Religious Cultural Rights

Why was Sharmila Seyyid’s invitation to the Tamil Literature Conference revoked? Simple answer is because she spoke openly against the prevalence of female genital mutilation among the Muslim community. We are boasting of democracy but the reality is that this lady who was officially invited to speak at the conference…

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Devout Christian, 49, accused of carrying out female genital mutilation on his own daughter appears in court

A devout Christian accused of carrying out female genital mutilation on his own daughter has appeared in court. The 49-year-old, who is of African descent, faces two charges under the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 relating to one child and three counts of child cruelty relating to three of his…

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Panel sends genital mutilation bill to U.S. House

Washington — The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced to the full House a bill sponsored by Rep. Dave Trott, R-Birmingham, that would increase the maximum federal penalty for female genital mutilation from five years in prison to 15 years. The legislation came about after federal prosecutors filed charges in the…

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AFM: Brian O’Shea Talks Social Drama With ‘Girl From Mogadishu’

Brian O’Shea has led the Exchange to strong growth. Launched in 2011, the self-funded finance-sales company has sold and/or financed such notable films as the award-winning documentary “Gleason,” “Chocolate City,” “A Street Cat Named Bob,” “The Spectacular Now” and “Dear White People.” O’Shea recently talked to Variety about the company, You’re currently working on “A Girl From Mogadishu” from…

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MICHIGAN WOMEN’S CONVENTION BREEDING LEFTIST ACTIVISTS

DETROIT (ChurchMilitant.com) – Radical feminists have descended on Detroit to promote leftist ideals bent on destroying Judeo-Christian society. The Women’s Convention scheduled for October 27–29 will feature three days of workshops and speakers, promoting and educating ordinary women and children on how to promote the leftist agenda, largely through bullying…

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Legislative leaders spike most bill proposals for second session

Legislative leaders on Thursday rejected a majority of new bills proposed for consideration in January, including a number that aimed to revive debates from previous sessions. When the second year of the 128th Legislature continues in 2018, lawmakers won’t debate new proposals related to Maine’s bottle redemption system, metallic mineral…

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U.S. courts and child custody judgments from foreign countries that have sex-discriminatory custody rules

Coulibaly v. Stevance, decided Wednesday by the Indiana Court of Appeals, considers whether Indiana courts should honor a Malian child custody decree (involving Malian citizens). Indiana has adopted the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), under which state courts must enforce out-of-state and out-of-country custody decrees if the…

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