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FTC Moves To Strengthen Online Privacy For Children
2011-09-16 04:37:32

  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing tougher privacy protections to help safeguard children's personal information online. The new rules, which apply to children under the age of 13 years old, would tighten requirements covering the collection and storage of personal information by websites, and the way in which websites solicit and obtain parental approval. The Commission said the amendments to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) are designed to...

2011-07-12 04:00:00

"The weight of the evidence against Planned Parenthood demands a thorough response," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life today renewed the call for a Congressional investigation and released an analysis and point-by-point rebuttal of Planned Parenthood's "Fact-Check" of AUL's recent report. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of AUL, noted that Planned Parenthood's response failed to address the most serious of...

2011-04-14 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action sent a letter to Senate and House Members informing them that FRC Action will include in its annual vote scorecard today's vote on a resolution offered by U.S. Reps. Diane Black (R-TN) and Martha Rob (R-AL) to defund America's largest abortion business, Planned Parenthood. The funds would be re-directed to health clinics that do not perform abortions. The scorecard will also include a resolution offered...

2011-03-28 15:35:00

Parental Involvement Laws Reduce In-State Abortion Rates by About 15 Percent WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael New, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Alabama, recently published a study on abortion in State Politics and Policy Quarterly, the top state politics journal in the country. The Quarterly serves as the official journal of the state politics and policy section of the American Political Science Association. (Logo:...

2011-02-18 13:50:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council praised the U.S. House of Representatives for today approving U.S. Rep. Mike Pence's (R-IN) amendment to prevent any funds made available under the continuing appropriation bill from being provided to Planned Parenthood. Pence and Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins co-authored an op-ed that ran today in The Daily Caller regarding this amendment. (Logo:...

2011-01-11 11:40:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released this morning by the Guttmacher Institute finds an abortion rate increase of 1 percent, to 19.6 abortions per 1,000 women of child-bearing age in 2008. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Jeanne Monahan, Family Research Council's Director for the Center of Human Dignity, made the following comments: "The nation's abortion rate has declined for many years because of the tireless work of and...

2010-12-10 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wednesday, Ohio Judge Jody Luebbers ruled that Planned Parenthood failed to comply with state abortion laws and thereby caused a young Planned Parenthood client significant psychological and emotional harm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The young girl, who was fourteen at the time of the abortion, became pregnant by her 22 year-old soccer coach. Planned Parenthood did not report suspected child abuse, nor...

2010-09-25 02:02:11

A new study has determined that teenagers who have abortions are no more likely to become depressed or have low self-esteem than their peers whose pregnancies do not end in abortion. The study conducted by researchers from Oregon State University and University of California, San Francisco, is the first to use both depression and low self-esteem as outcomes with a nationally representative sample of adolescents. The researchers found that young women in the study who had an abortion were no...

2010-08-24 23:01:00

Internet search patterns may provide efficient and timely measures of health policy impact BOSTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Demonstrating the potential power of Internet search trends in measuring the impact of health policies, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston report a strong correlation between Google searches for "abortion" and local abortion policies and rates. The researchers analyzed one year's worth of summary search statistics for the 50 U.S. states and 37...

2009-11-05 13:32:38

The role of parental control in western and east Asian countries Many parents like to meddle in their children's lives. Sometimes this can be beneficial, if the meddling is in the form of parental guidance or setting rules. However, numerous studies have found that in Western countries, when parents are very controlling and dominating over their children, the children suffer psychologically. It has also been suggested that this effect may not be as strong in East Asian countries "”...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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