Tag: Children

Donald Trump, Paul Ryan

Donald Trump: Congress Must Let Us Deport Children and Families Together

“What I’m asking Congress to do is to give us a third option, which we have been requesting since last year, the legal authority to detain and promptly remove families together as a unit,” Trump said, calling it “the only solution to the border crisis.”

Father And Son At The Park (Photo: Jon Akhtar/Flickr)

On Father’s Day 24 Million American Children Without Dad

Father’s Day is time set aside to celebrate fathers and what they do for their family all year long. But for some 24 million American children — or one in three — there is no father in the home to honor on Sunday.

Pregnant San Francisco (Chris Michaels / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Births Plummet in San Francisco Bay Area

A new study suggests that the birth rate is collapsing in the San Francisco Bay Area, partly due to high housing prices, as women are delaying childbirth until they can afford living space in which to raise children.

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program; grocery shopping

WIC Welfare Participation Hits 17-Year Low

Participation in the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) welfare program hit a 17-year low in 2017, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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PA TV Kids Show Airs Song Calling All Israel ‘My Country Palestine’

JERUSALEM – A song depicting all of sovereign Israel as “my country Palestine” that will see “all its people return” was aired this week on a children’s program on official Palestinian Authority television, watchdog group Palestinian Media Watch reported.

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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.

Texas Education Ratings

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.