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  • 10 priests accused in 50 Guam clergy sex abuse lawsuits

    The number of priests accused of sexually abusing #children on Guam decades ago, reached 10 on Monday after a woman sued, saying she was sexually abused by the now-deceased Father Juan Camacho when she was 14, around 1972. The Guam resident, named as T.G. in court documents, said the #priest asked her to...
  • Lack of Vaccination Kept 71 Students From Attending School

    ROCHESTER, Minnesota — Last month, the Rochester School Board voted on a measure which says that students who attend Rochester Public Schools will be turned away, not allowed to attend class until they comply with immunization laws. According to the Minnesota statute “no person over two months old may...
  • Trump administration rescinds Obama-era protections for transgender students

    The Trump administration has withdrawn a piece of federal guidance requiring transgender students to have unfettered access to bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity, in a move that could embolden many schools to restrict trans rights. In doing so, the administration has signaled that it does not...
  • University of Miami Establishes Chair for Study of Atheism

    With an increasing number of Americans leaving religion behind, the University of Miami received a donation in late April from a wealthy atheist to endow what it says is the nation’s first academic chair “for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics.” The chair has been established after...
  • Atheists Tell Florida Schools: Follow the Law on Pledge of Allegiance Issue

    Cranford, NJ—American Atheists, in partnership with the Central Florida Freethought Community, has sent letters to each of Florida’s 67 county school districts advising them of their obligations to protect the rights of students who wish to opt out of participating in the Pledge of Allegiance. In September 2015, the American...
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