Tag: Children

New Bill Aims to Stop Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars with Technology

As the temperature increases in the coming months across the country, incidents of children being trapped in hot cars is set to increase. More than 700 children died from heat exhaustion in cars in 1998; 12 have already lost their lives this year alone. The HOT CARS Act of 2017 would require cars to be fitted with a system that alerts the driver if a child is left in the back seat after the engine is switched off.

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Report: School-Owned Devices Spying on Kids

According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s new “Spying on Students” report, educational establishments that provide students with devices such as laptops or tablets are not respecting their privacy rights.

Iraq, Amriyat al-Fallujah : Displaced Iraqi boys stand on May 29, 2016 in front of a tent at a newly-opened camp in the government-held town of Amriyat al-Fallujah 50 kilometres (30 miles) southwest of Baghdad, which was set up to shelter people fleeing violence around the city of Fallujah. The Norwegian Refugee Council, which runs the camp in Amriyat al-Fallujah, says around 3,000 people have managed to flee the area and reach displacement camps since Iraqi forces launched an operation against the Islamic State a week ago. The biggest wave of arrivals so far was Saturday night and included mostly exhausted and hungry women and children. / AFP PHOTO / Jean Marc MOJON

UN: At Least 20,000 Children Trapped in Iraqi City of Fallujah

At least 20,000 children remain inside Fallujah, facing food and water shortages in addition to the extreme violence that has erupted as Iraqi forces, backed by the U.S. military and Iran-allied Shiite militias, fight to retake the Iraqi city from the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), reveals a component of the United Nations.

Teary Obama Won’t Cry For Constitution

‪On Tuesday, President Obama unleashed a disgusting assault on more than half of Americans, suggesting over and over again that if they cared about dead children, they’d simply make way for his gun-control agenda.