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Minority and Sin

Robert A. Heinlein stated that “Age is not an accomplishment, and youth is not a sin.” However, the current legislation surrounding youth minority in the United States implies that our concept of minority and the Christian concept of sin are not unrelated.  Much as Christians ...

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For Their Own Good: A Study of the Mass Theft of Sheep’s Clothing

When debating the more minor issues of youth rights, one is often faced with a question, such as "Why do you care?" One person quoted the issue of curfews as failing a hypothetical "so what" test. Much of the difficulty in debating this type of ...

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#16tovote on the 16th – October 2011

Can you believe it? Just completed the 21st run of #16tovote on the 16th! Been doing this a while and the recaps of them all can be found right here on this blog. And yet, despite it being single-issue, despite it having been done 21 ...

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Why Sixteen? Well, Why Not?

Another #16tovote on the 16th is coming up on Sunday, and perhaps the most common question I get during and about it, just as any of us campaigning for this lower voting age in some way, from supporters and opponents alike, is "why sixteen?" Well... ...

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Pledge to Parent With Love & Respect, Not Like a Stalker

Social media is home to lots of horrendous things.  Unfortunately the ageist forces of anti-youth hate often find supportive audiences online.  Public shaming videos where parents...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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Protecting Adults from Stalkers

Senator Al Franken has introduced the Location Privacy Protection Act (S. 1223), which would ban spyware that sneaks onto your cell phone and tells someone else...

BY Bill Bystricky
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Mother’s Day – Youth Rights Edition

As you'll find out everywhere, today is Mother's Day. Over the years, I've made it no secret that I personally dislike Mother's Day and Father's Day,...

BY Katrina Moncure
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Abusive Parents Going Viral

So, by now, we've all heard about that horrible man who made a video shooting his daughter's laptop because... he was upset over something she said...

BY Katrina Moncure
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How Was School Today? Fine.

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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The Camera Isn’t Mine

Last Christmas, I got my mother a digital camera. She was so excited! A few days earlier, I'd gone to Best Buy, picked one out, paid...

BY Katrina Moncure
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Tracy Morgan, the Concept of Parental Ownership of Children, and the Intersection of Youth and LGBT Rights – Kathleen Nicole O’Neal

Recently, comedian Tracy Morgan has been receiving a lot of attention for a homophobic rant that took place during a live performance in Nashville, Tennessee. During...

BY Kathleen O'Neal
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Delay of Self

We talk a lot about how a great deal of anti-youth sentiment comes from the idea that those under 18 aren't so much people as they...

BY Katrina Moncure
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NYRA Goes Back on CNN Tonight to Defend Privacy on Facebook

Mahwah, NJ Police Chief James Batelli is telling parents they need to steal their kid's Facebook password. As he did the last time some terribly misinformed...

BY Alex Koroknay-Palicz
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