Saturday, January 31, 2015
          

A College Education Might Be The Thing Standing Between You And Marriage

Posted in Marriage

Huffingtonpost.com 1/19/2015

"... Blame the drop in marriage rates on declining American values, and you may be ignoring what often provides the push for couples to walk down the aisle: education. That's what Andrew Cherlin, a Johns Hopkins sociologist, argues in his new book Labor's Love Lost. Cherlin told The Huffington Post that the move away from marriage has to do with the fact that those without a four-year college education face fewer job options and less financial stability, which causes them to delay marriage or eschew it altogether. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/22/college-education-marriage_n_6340404.html 

Texas Residents Receiving Jail Time For Failure To Repay Loans

Posted in Child Support

Jdjournal.com 1/19/2015

"... From Dianna Thompson (who once debated the head of the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement) "...I have always been against debtors prison because society holds non-custodial parents paying child support, mostly fathers, to an unattainable standard to never become physically or mentally ill, never get disabled, and to never lose a job or get laid off in a poor economy. How does throwing somebody in jail --- make them more "capable" of paying a debt?..." Now.....states are starting to use debtor prisons for failure to repay loans. 

Read the entire article: http://www.jdjournal.com/2014/12/31/texas-residents-receiving-jail-time-for-failure-to-repay-loans/?hvid=1Aslha%3Futm_source%3DMMNA&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=t_17740--dt_20150102-cid_34271-Did_5100190-ad_JDJ%7EMMNA-logid_%5BMCTS_CESLOGID%5D 

Editorial: The Case For Popping The Big Question

Posted in Marriage

Cincinnati.com 1/19/2015

"... Few social service agencies or even churches want to address the link between a rise in income inequality to falling marriage rates, for fear of alienating people or encouraging abortion, but it's hard to ignore a growing body of research into the relationship. For the past three decades, the gap between the wealthiest and poorest Americans has grown quickly, and at the same time marriage rates for low-income, less-educated Americans have plunged. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.cincinnati.com/story/opinion/editorials/2014/12/20/link-marriage-poverty-rates/20687373/ 

Celebrities Wore Signs Of Support For Charlie Hebdo During Golden Globes

Posted in Entertainment News

Businessinsider.com 1/15/2015

"... While accepting his Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, George Clooney made sure to honor the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris following last week’s deadly attacks. Clooney, wearing a "'Je Suis Charlie' pin on his tuxedo," said of worldwide marches in the wake of the shootings and hostage situations in France. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.businessinsider.com/golden-globes-celebrities-support-charlie-hebdo-2015-1 


Celebrities Push To Make 2015 Year Of Action On Poverty And Climate Change

Posted in Entertainment News

Theguardian.com 1/15/2015

"... Celebrities and campaigners including Matt Damon, Bill Gates, Jody Williams and Malala Yousafzai are joining forces to launch an international campaign to persuade the planet’s leaders to make 2015 the defining year in the fight against world poverty and climate change. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/jan/14/action-2015-poverty-climate-change-united-nations-summits 

Saints' Junior Galette Arrested, Charged With Domestic Abuse Battery

Posted in Entertainment News

Sports.yahoo.com 1/15/2015

"... New Orleans Saints pass rusher Junior Galettehas been arrested and charged with domestic abuse battery in an incident that occurred in his house with a female acquaintance, according to Kenner Police Chief Michael Glaser. ..."

Read the entire article: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/saints--junior-galette-arrested--charged-with-domestic-abuse-battery-180646078.html 

Assault Charges Dismissed Against US Women's Soccer Team Star

Posted in Entertainment News

Wbtw.com 1/15/2015

"... A judge near Seattle on Tuesday dismissed domestic violence assault charges against soccer superstar Hope Solo, a week before the case was set for trial. Solo, a goalkeeper for the U.S. women's national soccer team and the Seattle Reign professional club, had been charged with two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree assault stemming from an altercation with her half-sister and 17-year-old nephew at a party in June. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wbtw.com/story/27842295/assault-char 

University Of Ottawa Men's Hockey Players To File Class-Action Lawsuit

Posted in Entertainment News

Cbc.ca 1/15/2015

"... The lawyer hired by the majority of the suspended University of Ottawa men’s hockey team says they will file a class-action lawsuit against their school and its president Allan Rock. Lawrence Greenspon said 24 former members of the 2013/14 team, all except two players facing charges, are seeking a combined $6 million in damages because their reputations were damaged by the cancellation of this year's season. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/university-of-ottawa-men-s-hockey-players-to-file-class-action-lawsuit-1.2899006 

As The Campus Rape Narrative Unravels, Will Due Process Strike Back In 2015?

Posted in Sexual Abuse

Reason.com 1/14/2015

"... While the voices of reason—of fairness for accusers and the accused—scored some ideological victories this year, 2015 will likely present even more daunting challenges. Dark clouds loom on the horizon, according to several legal experts who are advocates for campus due process or involved in rape disputes. In particular, a wave of wrongheaded affirmative consent policies—which force students to adopt bizarre and limiting sexual consent customs—could sweep the nation. ..."

Read the entire article: http://reason.com/archives/2014/12/30/campus-rape-narrative-and-due-process 

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