mental health

Burger King Mocked for Mental Health Meals

Burger King sparked criticism and mockery on social media for a new product line called “Real Meals” that was launched it coincide with Mental Health Awareness Month.

Burger King Mocked for Mental Health Meals

Orange County Ends Jail Contract with ICE

The Sheriff’s Department in California’s Orange County is ending its contract with the Department of Homeland Security to hold illegal migrants in jail.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement / ICE

CNN Called Out for ‘Genuinely Dangerous’ Rhetoric on Kanye West

The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald slammed CNN for its commentators’ rhetoric in a recent segment where rapper Kanye West was attacked over his support for President Trump. Greenwald tweeted Thursday that the comments made about West were “genuinely dangerous.”

American rapper Kanye West poses before Christian Dior 2015-2016 fall/winter ready-to-wear collection fashion show on March 6, 2015 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Governor Proposes Plan for Enhancing School Safety

Texas Governor Greg Abbott unveiled a comprehensive new plan to enhance school safety during a Dallas-held news conference on Wednesday. His recommendations come nearly two weeks after an active shooter killed eight students and two teachers plus injured many others at Santa Fe High School.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott -- Hurricane Harvey relief briefing. ( Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Trump Donates First Quarter Salary to Department of Veterans Affairs

President Donald Trump donated his first quarter 2018 salary to the Department of Veterans Affairs for their caregiver programs – including support for mental health and peer support – continuing in his tradition of donating his salary each quarter.

Trump, Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Police Avert Possible Mass-Shooting at Texas Mental Hospital

San Antonio Police officers may have averted a mass-shooting at a state mental health hospital after an employee allegedly entered the facility while armed. The employee also reportedly had a “hit list” in his possession, along with a journal.

San Antonio State Hospital Entrance

Quoting Jefferson and Demanding His U.S. Flag Back, Cuba’s May Day Protester Freed

The government of Cuba released Daniel Llorente, an independent dissident, from a notorious mental hospital where he was detained for more than a year after being diagnosed with “believing in God.” Llorente was arrested after interrupting the 2017 May Day parade in Havana, waving an American flag and demanding freedom for Cuba.

Cuban dissident Daniel Llorente Miranda, an anti-communist, pro-American protester, has been placed in one of the nation’s most notorious mental institutions following his interruption of the annual May Day parade, where he ran down the parade route waving an American flag.

Hagan: The America First Approach To Stopping School Shootings

In the wake of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, pundits and politicians have proposed dozens of ideas to prevent the next school shooting that range from banning semi-automatic weapons to arming teachers. When elected to Congress in the fall, I will put forward a bill with an America First answer to this problem.

State Rep. Christina Hagan