The New York City Department of Education has started offering Plan B emergency contraception to high school students in 13 of the city’s high schools. The pills will be made available, free of charge, to students through the school nurse without parental consent or notification. Parents do have the option to opt out of [...]
Earlier this year, you may remember Chick-Fil-A being brought into the news for its President’s stance on marriage. In a July interview, Dan Cathy noted, “We are very much supportive of the family – the biblical definition of the family unit”. Critics showed disdain towards the organization’s donors, namely those who are noted as [...]
Should government be able to ration your soda consumption? Millions of New Yorkers asked this question Thursday as the New York City Board of Health approved a ban on the sale of large sodas and sugary drinks. The ban will prevent restaurants, street carts and movie theatres from selling cups over 16 ounces that [...]
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Many of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing 11 years ago today. In that moment that the Twin Towers fell, it became apparent to the world that the seemingly impenetrable United States was under attack, changing everything.
In the “post-9/11” world, air travel [...]