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Ten years not enough for renting a child

What would you say is an appropriate sentence for a woman who "rented" her nine-year-old daughter to a pedophile? What if she did it more than once? What if she did it more than 200 times? What if she even held the girl down for the pedophile? What...

13-year-old girl charged as both sex offender and victim

A 13-year-old Utah girl is facing unusual legal action in a court case that has reached the Utah Supreme Court. The girl is being charged as both a sex offender and a victim due to having sex with her boyfriend, who is 12. The problem started when...

Girl dismissed from weightlifiting class over "rape" fears

A teenage girl has filed a $1 million lawsuit against a high school, siting sexual discrimination. The girl, a member of her school's track team, joined an all-male weightlifting class at her school in Tennessee. The principal made the decision to...

Teacher can't wear veil in class

A British tribunal has ruled that a teaching assistant can't wear a veil in class. The assistant, who is 24 and Muslim, was suspended from her job for insisting that she wear her full-face veil. She has claimed religious discrimination and...

Court upholds school's t-shirt ban

School dress codes have become further reaching in the last few years, public and private schools are banning all sorts of clothing. Anti-Bush t-shirts, camoflage and even shirts with the American flag since some schools are afraid of...

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