Dr. Susan Berry

Dr. Susan Berry

Susan Berry has a doctorate in psychology. She writes about cultural, educational, and healthcare issues.

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Planned Parenthood F*ck Ad

Planned Parenthood: ‘Protect #FreedomToFck’

The clearly stated message at the conclusion of the video is “F**k New York and everyone in it. Protect our right to safely f**k whoever the f**k we want. Donate to Planned Parenthood.”

Chris Murphy, Richard Blumenthal

CT Sen. Chris Murphy Gets ‘Earful’ on Illegal Immigration Stance

According to a report in the Telegraph, Murphy received an “earful” from Connecticut citizens about the Democrats’ stance on open borders for illegal immigrants and the recent call for the abolition of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by some.

LANGLEY PARK, MD - APRIL 20: (NEWSWEEK AND US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT OUT) Armed police from Maryland's Prince George's County Anti-Gang Unit question and detain the girlfriend of a confirmed gang member of Mara Salvatrucha 13, or MS-13, April 20, 2006 in Langley Park, Maryland. The gang member had …

Mother and Daughter Charged in Elaborate $1.8M Federal Student Aid Scheme

According to the news report of the court filings, both women used the personal identification information of recruits to apply for admission into area community colleges. They also used their recruits’ identifications to apply for federal student aid, claiming the individuals named on the forms were regular students.

Angry Teachers

Teachers’ Union Leader: Janus Decision ‘Only Makes Us Angrier’

“In the face of right-wing attacks on public education and labor, we have come to understand that when we walk the walk with the community, we become exponentially more powerful,” she said, referring to how unions have joined forces with other progressive causes.

Nikolas Cruz appears in court for a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Mike Stocker/Sun Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)

Commission Clears Obama-Era PROMISE Program of Blame for Broward Shooting

A Florida commission says the Obama-era PROMISE social justice program that allowed threatening and assaultive students identified as minorities to avoid normal channels of school discipline is not to blame for the Parkland school massacre in February by confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: Pro-life activists stand off against pro-choice activists during the 2016 March for Life January 22, 2016 in Washington, DC. The annual event marked the anniversary of the Supreme Court Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Abortion Lobby Prepares for Fight to Protect Roe v. Wade

“Trump has selected Judge Brett Kavanaugh to sit on the Supreme Court, confirming all of our worst fears,” said Dawn Laguens, executive vice president of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, in an email letter to supporters. “Trump promised to appoint justices only if they are determined to overturn Roe v. Wade – and Kavanaugh will tip the balance away from our constitutional right to access abortion and to be free from discrimination.”

Teacher Unions

Teachers Sue for Refund of Past Union Fees

“This lawsuit will enable teachers like me to recover the agency fees that we were wrongly forced to pay against our will,” said Scott Wilford, the plaintiff in the lawsuit, reports Education Week.

Teachers-Union-Protests

New York to End Deduction of Non-Union Member Fees July 11

State employees who are administrators and not members of a union will no longer have agency fees deducted from their paychecks beginning July 11, announced New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s office, reports WGRZ. For rank-and-file employees, the deductions will end July 19.

President Donald Trump speaks about his plan to combat opioid drug addiction at Manchester Community College, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Manchester, N.H., even as more Republicans are telling Trump in ever blunter terms to lay off his escalating criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller and his Russia probe. But …

Taxpayers Fund ‘Study’ Linking Trump Support to Opioid Abuse

In an interview with NPR, Goodwin said that, in reviewing places hardest hit by opioid abuse and those with strong Trump support, “there was a clear overlap between counties that had high opioid use … and the vote for Donald Trump.”

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 26: Arizona teachers march through downtown Phoenix on their way to the State Capitol as part of a rally for the #REDforED movement on April 26, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. Teachers state-wide staged a walkout strike on Thursday in support of better wages and state funding …

Teachers’ Union Slashes Budget Following Supreme Court Decision

The nation’s largest teachers’ union is predicting a 14 percent drop in membership over the next two years and a $28 million budget cut for the next school year following the Supreme Court’s ruling that public sector unions can no longer compel non-members to pay dues.

Betsy DeVos Scolds

DeVos Wants U.S. to Adopt European Education Policies

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says switching to the type of education and workforce development policies embraced by countries such as Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the U.K. would “help catch us up” to students in other countries.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 27: An anti-abortion advocate rallies outside of the Supreme Court during the March for Life, January 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. This year marks the 44th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case, which established a woman's constitutional right to an abortion. (Photo …

Abortion Advocates Panic over Justice Kennedy’s Resignation

“This is the moment conservative women have been waiting for — the chance to return justice and constitutional limits to the nation’s highest court,” Nance said in a statement. “This is the reason why they voted overwhelmingly for Donald J. Trump over Hillary Clinton.”

Pro-Life-Groups

Pro-Life Leaders: First Amendment Protected Against Left’s Abortion Push

“This unjust law was one of the worst offenses against First Amendment rights we’ve seen and shows the illegal lengths the abortion industry and its political allies are willing to go to suppress the pro-life viewpoint and promote the killing of children in the womb,” said Lila Rose, president of Live Action. “Pro-life pregnancy centers are providing advocacy, education, baby supplies, parenting classes, and maternity care to women in need. In addition to helping women during pregnancy, they often provide support long after the baby is born.”

schoolroom class

Planned Parenthood Sues to Keep Access to Young Children in Sex Ed

HHS also noted CDC’s report that, while teen sex and pregnancy rates are at record lows, sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases are at record highs. Consequently, the agency says sex education “should be centered on science in the promotion of optimal health outcomes.”

Census

Census: Median Age in U.S. Rises to Record High of 38

“Baby boomers, and millennials alike, are responsible for this trend in increased aging,” Cromwell said. “Boomers continue to age and are slowly outnumbering children as the birth rate has declined steadily over the last decade.”

Betsy DeVos Scolds

Trump Administration Proposes Merging Education and Labor Departments

“Rather than equip an individual to pursue whatever goal he sets for himself as part of his God-given freedom, this is, instead, the German model being pushed by misguided business interests and some state interests,” she explained. “As a result, the type of education an individual would receive would be influenced by crony corporations dictating to schools the skills needed for future workers.”