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Morse vs Frederick Analysis

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Morse vs Frederick Analysis

Freedom of the press. Freedom of religion. Freedom of speech. These are some of the principles that America was built on. But lately, one of our basic freedoms that treasure has been under recent attack. Recently, the Supreme Court has restricted freedom of speech in ...

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NYRAthon ’07 a Success!

Thanks to the generosity of our members, NYRA’s third annual spring fundraiser has been a great success! We set a target of $3,000 and from March through June we raised over $3,200. In total, 57 people contributed to make this year’s fundraiser successful. This money ...

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Annual Meeting a Month Away – Remember to RSVP

July 28-29 NYRA members from around the country will be in Washington, DC attending the 2007 NYRA Annual Meeting. This year’s event will have the most extensive collection of trainings and workshops yet. So far we are expecting workshops from Youth Venture, Students for Sensible ...

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DC All-Ages Ban Defeated

A bill that NYRA members have been working on for several months finally met with defeat at the hands of the DC City Council. Initially proposed in January by city council member Jim Graham (D – Ward 1), the initial bill would have effectively banned ...

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NYRA Helps Defeat Earlier DC Curfew

In a move meant to circumvent not only the freedom of Washington, DC's youth, but to circumvent the democratic process, city council members Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) and council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) introduced an emergency resolution to lower the curfew time to 10 ...

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Summer Youth Curfew Emergency – Full Text

_________________________                                                   __________________________ Councilmember Jim Graham                                                            Councilmember Tommy Wells A BILL                    ________ IN THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA __________________ To amend, on an emergency basis, the Juvenile Curfew Act of 1995 to establish new curfew hours for the summer ...

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Banning Clubs In Dc 4 Ages 21 and younger

I feel as though the government is more concern about limiting the rights of teenagers throughout the country and Dc.The More important things for instant education and improving schools seems to be not a big issue.The laws the government make to improve things always never ...

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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

BY Portland Student Rights Union
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18 Years Is Half My Life

Time speeds up A year represents less perceived time to someone in their 90s than it does to someone in their teens. You can see how...

BY Sebastian Barajas
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Portland Student Rights Union joins NYRA to address Student Rights

Members of Portland Student Rights Union - A NYRA Chapter We originally started the Portland Student Rights Union (SRU) in October 2017 to protest the administration...

BY Portland Student Rights Union
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18 Years Is Half My Life

Time speeds up A year represents less perceived time to someone in their 90s than it does to someone in their teens. You can see how...

BY Sebastian Barajas
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Schwarzenegger v Gamers – Help Us Fight Back

Arnold is trying to take away your games. Don't let him. California passed a law that would ban the sale of all "violent" video games to...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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NYRA Mourns Passing of John Taylor Gatto

Renowned critic of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto passed away this week at the age of 82.  A teacher for 30 years, he achieved notoriety after...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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