It may be recalled that Rohith committed suicide on January 17, 2016 at the Hyderabad Central University hostel, leaving a note in which he had spoken his mind on how life was reduced to a vote, a thing and a number. Rohith, along with five other dalit students, was expelled from accessing any facility in the university and hostel as a punishment for organising protests. The university charged them with attacking a student associated with ABVP. “Rohit had said four years ago that a citizen is reduced to a vote and a number. Today, things have become even worse – they are trying to exclude people even from getting a vote and a number,” Radhika lamented. Stating that she lost her son because she did not know how to save him at that time, Radhika said, “Now, we have decided that we will not lose our nation also. We will oppose the CAA-NRC-NPR as mothers who have lost our children to injustice and oppression.” Referring to the ongoing protests at JNU and … [Read more...] about Mothers of Rohit Vemula, Payal Tadvi, Nazeeb Ahmed to launch ‘Mothers for Nation’ campaign to oppose oppression, discrimination
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Though not at that level of lethality, Bill Clinton’s cynical surrender to homophobic forces, including in his own party, must also be remembered. It was he who gave us the unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act. He has literally tried to write it out of history by omitting it from his 1,008-page presidential memoir, My Life. Among those who voted for DOMA were Harry Reid and Charles Schumer. This shameful past should not be ignored or buried. It is a significant piece of American history that we should be learning from, not forgetting. … [Read more...] about The National Circus: Will the Anti-Science Wing Tear the GOP Apart?
5 Deputy arrested: A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who is accused of falsely reporting that he had been shot by a sniper has been arrested. Angel Reinosa was taken into custody Thursday during a traffic stop in Sylmar and was booked on suspicion of insurance fraud and filing a false police report, according to the sheriff’s department. Reinosa radioed on Aug. 21 that he had been shot in the shoulder at the Lancaster sheriff’s station parking lot, prompting a massive search. Some people were evacuated, while others sheltered in place. … [Read more...] about News of the Day From Across the Nation, Jan. 17
Meanwhile, the Trump White House is preparing for a what they predict to be a speedy process, arming their own defense team with a roster of former litigators themselves, including former independent counsel Ken Starr, most known for his work during the Clinton impeachment trial, and frequent cable news Trump defender Alan Dershowitz. … [Read more...] about This week on “Face the Nation,” January 19, 2020: Cohn, Nadler, Cornyn
Other methods like birth control pills leave room for human error, like forgetting to take a pill one day or run out of a prescription and have to miss a day. According to the Merck, the drug's manufacturer, Nexplanon lasts for up to three years before it needs to be replaced. … [Read more...] about Teens in Maryland can get birth control without parental permission. Some lawmakers want to change that