How Women From The U.S. Could Be At Risk Of Genital Mutilation

Young women from the U.S. are at increasing risk of a dangerous ritual known as female genital mutilation. Federal law enforcement has launched an awareness campaign about “vacation cutting.” SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Federal law enforcement has launched an awareness campaign to try to stop what’s known as vacation cutting. That’s…

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Gov. Snyder signs legislation to lay framework for prior felons to gain employment with MDOC

LANSING, Mich. (WLUC) – A framework to allow individuals with a prior felony conviction to pursue employment at the Michigan Department of Corrections will be created under legislation signed Thursday by Gov. Rick Snyder. Creating opportunities for previous offenders to have successful reentry into society was one of the key priorities…

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House OKs bill to raise federal penalty for genital mutilation

In a bipartisan show of support, a proposed law to increase the federal penalty for female genital mutilation was passed unanimously by the U.S. House of Representatives on Dec. 5. Sponsored by Rep. Dave Trott, a Republican from Birmingham, the Stopping Abusive Female Exploitation Act establishes a maximum 15-year prison…

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House increases penalty for female genital mutilation

Washington — The U.S. House on Tuesday unanimously approved a bipartisan bill sponsored by Michigan Rep. Dave Trott that would increase the maximum federal penalty for female genital mutilation from five years in prison to 15 years. The vote was 409-0. Trott, R-Birmingham, said he was moved to introduce the legislation…

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How to fight female genital mutilation with economics

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (CNN) Seleiman Bishagazi never enjoyed the benefits of a university education, but he’s smarter on a basic human rights issue than nearly anyone I’ve met in the world. This activist showed me what ground-level investigation, hard-core determination and a lot of community conversation taught him about the…

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Senate passes Rep. Peter Lucido’s bill to protect children from mutilation

LANSING, Mich. – State senators unanimously approved Rep. Peter Lucido‘s legislation allowing the termination of parental rights for anyone who forces their child to undergo female genital mutilation. According to Lucido’s office, the legislation was inspired by a February incident where two young girls from Minnesota were subjected to the procedure at a Livonia clinic.…

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Tories Push Trudeau To Keep FGM Warning In Citizenship Guide

Federal Conservatives are pressuring the Liberal government to ensure that the final draft of the new citizenship guide includes a warning that female genital mutilation (FGM) is a crime in Canada. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not speak to the guide when pressed about the issue in question period Wednesday,…

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Honoring Disgusting Anti-Semites Is The New Tradition For Progressives

When did honoring purveyors of hate become politically correct? In a society that demands “safe-spaces” and “trigger warnings” so the snowflake generation can be sheltered from opinions their delicate minds find offensive, why is disdain for Jews tolerated and even condoned by the far Left? Less than 75 years after…

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Harvey Weinstein, Bill Clinton, Dr. Nassar, Charlie Rose: All sexual predators

While America’s sexual predators find themselves exposed to the light of day, our country faces deeper, graver consequences as to the treatment of women in America. All of America knew Bill Clinton as a sexual predator.  Most of Hollywood knew Harvey Weinstein preyed on aspiring actresses.  No one knew about…

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