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Gay Couple Accused of Raping Adopted Boys

Two men in Connecticut are accused of repeatedly raping boys they adopted as a married gay couple. “They took turns raping me over and over,” one of the boys said at a hearing Friday in Hartford Superior Court, testifying that the abuse began when he was only 6 years old. “Anyone who would do this to  a child is a sick, demented person.” The New York Daily News reports that the two […]

Random Laws That Actually Exist In The United States

You might want to check out this list of random laws in the United States to make sure you aren’t breaking any of them. 1. In Florida, it is considered an offense to shower naked. 2. In Oklahoma, people who make “ugly faces” at dogs may be fined and/or jailed. 3. In Chico, California, it is illegal to plant a garden in any public street. 4. In Los Angeles, California, […]

Another Steubenville? High School Football Players Charged With Raping Girl in Connecticut

Three days after two football players at Steubenville (Ohio) High School were convicted in a case that gained national attention, a disturbingly similar case of rape in Connecticut is now making headlines: Two Torrington High School football players stand accused of sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl. Four others were suspended in a hazing scandal last fall that is still under investigation. One player, the team’s second-highest scorer last fall, was allowed […]

#CPAC2013: 10 Conservatives Under 40

“Young conservatives in this country are ready to take the reigns.” Georgia State Representative Michael Caldwell was on CPAC’s “10 Conservatives Under 40″ panel at this year’s gathering.  The quote above echoes what most of the participants shared throughout the panel:  Young conservatives are eager to jump in and make a huge impact on the party and its outreaches. While the panel was intended for people aged 40 and under, […]

Video Games: A New Sin?

Since the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, many have come out in support of gun control measures, claiming that guns pose a danger to society. A variety of celebrities gathered today on Capitol Hill in support of President Obama’s plan to implement an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun purchasers. However, some individuals have gone as far as blaming violent video games for these recent tragedies. Connecticut State […]