The American Academy of Pediatrics endorses female genital mutilation.

The Academy suggested it was OK to go ahead and “nick” a newborn female’s clitoris because the families of some “African or Asian cultures” would get it done in otherwise horrific conditions.  FIRST, let it be known that female genital mutilation, fgm, is a not so uncommon Muslim practice.  Giving into it is unacceptable in […]

To Protect and To Unnerve: Portland Police Provoke Paranoia

It appears that “going rogue” is all the rage these days, and the police officers of Portland, Oregon, seem determined to get in on the fad. A burgeoning public relations fiasco in the City of Roses revolves around one particular officer. Earlier this month, Portland Police Officer Chris Humphreys was caught on video surveillance shooting […]