Some students think works of literature need PG and R-type ratings

downloadWarning: This literary work is rated R for strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use, and violence throughout. Which work? Who cares? Campuses across the country are “wrestling with student requests for what are known as ‘trigger warnings,’” the New York Times reports. These are “explicit alerts that the material they [students] are about to read or see in a classroom might upset them or, as some students assert, cause symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder in victims of rape or in war veterans”:

The warnings, which have their ideological roots in feminist thought, have gained the most traction at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where the student government formally called for them. But there have been similar requests from students at Oberlin College, Rutgers University, the University of Michigan, George Washington University and other schools.

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New Hampshire Democrat suggests passing laws to restrict freedom for conservatives, media silent

cynthia-chaseIt seems that some Democrats are now ready to go into full “Stalin mode,” passing laws specifically designed to target those with whom they disagree.  Worse yet, the entire Democrat-media complex is silent about it.

From Examiner:

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Christianity at risk of being wiped-out in the Middle East report reveals

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Christians are in danger of being wiped-out, namely in the Middle East according to a release published yesterday by Civitas, Institute for the Study of Civil Society.

Christians are in danger of being wiped-out, namely in the Middle East according to a release published yesterday by Civitas, Institute for the Study of Civil Society.

Christians are in danger of being wiped-out, namely in the Middle East according to a release published yesterday by Civitas, Institute for the Study of Civil Society and reported by the Paulding County Republican Examiner.

In the release, Civitas stated, “Christianity is in serious danger of being wiped out in its biblical heartlands because of Islamic oppression, according to a new report from a leading independent think-tank. But Western politicians and media largely ignore the widespread persecution of Christians in the Middle East and the wider world because they are afraid they will be accused of racism.” Continue reading