Monday, January 26, 2015
          

Celebrities Under Fire Over Controversial Tweets About ‘American Sniper’ Film

Posted in Entertainment News

Losangeles.cbslocal.com 1/22/2015

"... A pair of celebrity personalities are under fire after making controversial remarks over the film “American Sniper” over Twitter. The film, a true story directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper as Chris Kyle, the US military’s most prolific sniper, made headlines after smashing box office records with a $90 million weekend. ..."

Read the entire article: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/01/19/celebrities-under-fire-over-controversial-tweets-about-american-sniper-film/ 

Cosby's 1st Colorado Show Draws Small Group Of Protesters

Posted in Entertainment News

Capitalbay.com 1/22/2015

"... About two dozen protesters rallied outside Bill Cosby's show in Pueblo Friday night, but the comedian's performance went off without a hitch.The Pueblo Chieftain reports the demonstrators chanted "no means no" and "Colorado believes the women." The 77-year-old comedian is facing sexual assault allegations from more than 15 women, with some claims dating back decades. He's denied the allegations through his lawyer and has never been charged. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.capitalbay.com/latest-news1/675434-cosby-1st-colorado-show-draws-small-group-of-protesters.html 

Family Of Tracy Morgan’s Friend James McNair, Killed In June Crash, Settles Suit With Walmart

Posted in Entertainment News

Nydailynews.com 1/22/2015

"... The out-of-court settlement between the company and the estate of James McNair is the first stemming from the June 7 crash in which a Walmart truck slammed into a limo van carrying Morgan and others home from a show in Delaware. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/family-tracy-morgan-friend-settles-suit-fatal-crash-article-1.2086642 

Malcom-Jamal Warner Weighs In On Cosby Controversy

Posted in Entertainment News

Live.huffingtonpost.com 1/22/2015

"... Actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner spoke with Billboard Magazine and says that hearing Cosby face the allegations of sexual assault from multiple women is just as painful as hearing any woman talk about sexual assault. ..."

Read the entire article: http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/highlight/malcom-jamal-warner-weighs-in-on-cosby-controversy/54c0327b78c90aecc200000f?cps=gravity_2156_-1261675846123451422 

We've Reached Peak Absurdity When It Comes To Campus Sexual Assault

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Washingtonexaminer.com 1/21/2015

"... Suggesting that we teach sexual consent to kindergartners (who don't even know what sex is) and the suspension of an autistic student for mistakenly hugging a stranger shows you just how absurd the new campus sexual assault policies are. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/weve-reached-peak-absurdity-when-it-comes-to-campus-sexual-assault/article/2558795 

Juveniles Sexually Abused By Staffers At Corrections Facilities

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Wsj.com 1/21/2015

"... National inmate surveys show juveniles experience a rate of sexual victimization by staff that is more than three times that of adult prisoners. Nearly 10% of youth held in state juvenile facilities reported incidents of sexual victimization, with more than 80% of those incidents involving staff, according to a national survey of juvenile inmates published by the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics in 2013 that covered the preceding year. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wsj.com/articles/juveniles-sexually-abused-by-staffers-at-corrections-facilities-1420160340 

Mistaken Hug By Disabled Student Leads To Suspension For ‘Sexual Assault’

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Cnsnews.com 1/18/2015

"... This sort of overreaction illustrates how the ever-expanding definition of campus “sexual assault” apparently reaches well-meaning conduct that is not sexually-motivated at all, and does not even involve intimate areas of the body, much less sex. It also is a reason to oppose “affirmative consent” rules that require advance permission for not just sex, but also ordinary touching and kissing, and classify any failure to obtain an “agreement” in advance as “sexual assault” (even if it was not against the will of the complainant at the time it occurred). ..."

Read the entire article: http://cnsnews.com/commentary/hans-bader/mistaken-hug-disabled-student-leads-suspension-sexual-assault

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