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Trayvon Martin's Parents Were "Shocked" by the Verdict

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In their first public appearances since the weekend's verdict, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, …

Obama's Surprise Speech on Race: 'Trayvon Could Have Been Me'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>During the White House's daily press briefing, usually conducted solely by press secretary Jay …

Fear of a Black President

As a candidate, Barack Obama said we needed to reckon with race and with America’s original sin, slavery. But as our first black president, he has avoided mention of race almost entirely. In having to be “twice as good” and “half as black,” Obama reveals the false promise and double standard of …

Obama: Trayvon 'Could Have Been Me'

Instead of calling for a conversation on race, the president started one by sharing his own frank thoughts on the Zimmerman trial and the shooting of Trayvon Martin.<p>Larry Downing/Reuters<p>The advantage of being the first black president is that Barack Obama does not need to convene a high-level panel …

MP Peter Bone's bill targets human sex trafficking

<b>You could be forgiven for thinking that Peter Bone is only interested in pursuing a controversial agenda.</b><p>In recent weeks he has led the charge for a vote on the EU referendum and tried and failed to have the August Bank Holiday renamed "Margaret Thatcher Day".<p>But there is another cause very dear to …

Government tells internet giants to rebrand anti-porn filters 'without changing' service

Internet giants have been asked to rebrand their anti-porn filters “without changing what you will be offering”, according to a leaked Government letter.<p>A Department for Education official asked internet service providers (ISPs) to describe their filters as “default-on” in the letter given to the …

David Cameron, the social reformer, takes on the pornographers

The Prime Minister is challenging the internet companies to acknowledge their 'moral duty' to restrict access to hardcore pornography<p>David Cameron will give a speech in London on Monday on the regulation of pornography on the internet, the social responsibility of web companies and what, if …

David Cameron: Web firms have a 'moral duty' to wipe out indecent images

David Cameron is to warn internet companies that they have a “moral duty” to reduce the accessibility of child pornography, threatening legislation if firms do not act.<p>The Prime Minister is to call for Google, Yahoo and other search engines to display strong warnings if computer users are close to …

Cameron tells web companies to block child sexual abuse searches

David Cameron will tell internet companies including Google they have a "moral duty" to do more to tackle child abuse images found by using their …

Cameron cracks down on 'corroding influence' of online pornography

Every household in Britain connected to the internet will be obliged to declare whether they want to maintain access to online pornography, David …

Online pornography to be blocked by default, PM announces

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/politics/996000/996850_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524649044_e66249a9f77ed8cc2deb06527cb15c38<p><b>Most households in the UK will have pornography blocked by their internet provider unless they choose to receive it, David Cameron has announced.</b><p>In …

Why David Cameron's war on internet porn doesn't make sense

The prime minister is looking at porn. For research purposes, of course. He's not sitting in cabinet meetings peeking under the table at a looped …

Porn, porn everywhere. But will David Cameron’s proposals actually work?

Has the Prime Minister been too naïve in cooking up plans to tackle unadulterated online access to porn? Today’s <i>Daily Mail</i> is totally ecstatic at the proposals, but fails to take into account how difficult regulating the Internet can be. Unless David Cameron decides to go for the totalitarian Great …

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Michael Gove's sex education plans 'put child safety at risk'

Proposed changes to the science national curriculum state that primary school pupils should no longer be expected to understand 'how reproduction occurs', nor should they learn the correct names for genitalia. In a letter to The Daily Telegraph, a group of young people's and parenting bodies argue …

It's not as crazy as it sounds: parents do need help talking to their children

Contrary to what you may think, not all parents are great at talking to a baby or toddler naturally – but as MPs are calling for, it can and should be taught, says Laura Perrins.<p>It seems that all those small things that mums do for their babies and/ or toddlers do matter after all. The singing of …

World War Two code breaker Alan Turing set to be pardoned for his gay conviction

Alan Turing, the World War Two code breaker who later killed himself after receiving a criminal conviction for his homosexuality, looks set to be pardoned.<p>The Government said it would not stand in the way of legislation to offer a full Parliamentary pardon for Turing, who helped Britain to win the …

Religion told to halt weddings over gay rights

The future of traditional Indian weddings in Britain is in doubt because of the fallout from gay marriage passing into law, it has emerged.<p>Sikh temples have been advised to halt all civil marriage ceremonies on their premises to protect them from possible legal challenges for refusing to conduct …

MAPS: A Poll Asked Europeans Which Countries Were Drunkest, Hottest, And Had the Silliest Accents

So the Europe section of Reddit recently celebrated their 30,000th subscriber with an informal poll that sought to figure out what Europeans thought of other Europeans.<p>The results of the "sillier" questions were absolutely hilarious.<p>These maps were compiled and published by user IchBinSisyphos and …