That reading led Deirdre to discover the alarmingly high suicide rate among transgender youth which, she said, was “all [she] really needed to know as a parent to give him the support that he needed.” Early scientific research in this area—published in the journal Pediatrics—suggests that parental support can help transgender youth avoid depression and reach better mental health outcomes. Gavin’s case certainly provides anecdotal support for that conclusion. … [Read more...] about This Mom’s Supreme Court Battle Is for All Transgender Kids
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The announcements come after officials said there was an outbreak linked to a church service in Hampshire County as well as cases cropping up after a livestock auction in Jackson County. Statewide, recent infections have ticked up after spikes in the eastern panhandle and at the Huttonsville Correctional Center, a rural prison in Randolph County where more than 100 inmates have tested positive. … [Read more...] about West Virginia Governor Will Allow Youth Sports To Resume With Fans In The Stands This Summer
In 2000 the voting margin in New Mexico was even narrower than in Florida. Gore won the state's five electoral votes, but they wouldn't have been enough to give either candidate the magic number of 270. So the nation's attention focused on the Sunshine State instead. … [Read more...] about Donald doubles down: Trump says he WILL ‘totally accept’ election results – if HE wins!
For much of the past two years, this constellation of Republican lawmakers, conservative pundits and policy wonks, and GOP operatives had hoped Mueller would help rid them of, as they saw him, the crude political rube who had hijacked their beloved Grand Old Party. Some campaigned loudly for Trump's demise, on Twitter and cable news. Others, however, operated mostly in the shadows. Like dissidents in an authoritarian country, they held secret meetings in a conference room of a little-known Washington think tank called the Niskanen Center. About once a month, they shared private polling data on Trump, passed along the names of political activists around the country who opposed the president and, perhaps most important, discussed potential primary challengers who could lead the "Dump Trump" movement. … [Read more...] about How Robert Mueller Crushed the Republican Party’s ‘Dump Trump’ Crowd
James Alex Fields Jr. was found guilty of first-degree murder on Friday for ramming his car into a crowd of people at the rally in 2017, killing Heyer and injuring scores of other counterprotesters at the white nationalist rally. He was also found guilty of five counts of aggravated malicious wounding, three counts of malicious wounding, and one count of failing to stop at the scene of an accident involving a death. … [Read more...] about The White Supremacist Who Killed A Protester At The “Unite The Right” Rally Was Sentenced To Life In Prison