Simone Chambliss

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The Supreme Court Ruling That Led To 70,000 Forced Sterilizations

In 1927, the U.S. Supreme Court decided, by a vote of 8 to 1, to uphold a state's right to forcibly sterilize a person considered unfit to procreate. The case, known as <i>Buck v. Bell,</i> centered on a young woman named Carrie Buck, whom the state of Virginia had deemed to be "feebleminded."<p>Author Adam …

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas asks questions in court for first time in 10 years

Supreme Court Justice<p>Clarence Thomasbroke his decade-long silence Monday and asked several questions during an oral argument about whether people should lose their right to carry a gun because of a domestic violence conviction.<p>Thomas took the side of a Maine man who lost his right to own a gun …

Domestic Violence

Primary School Warns Parents To Stop Smoking Weed At Dropoff

Maybe they thought it was baking class.<p>These parents apparently think the so-called three R's of education are reading, writing and <i>reefer</i>.<p>A primary school in Greater Manchester, England, has told moms and dads to stop smoking marijuana at dropoff and pickup or face police action, the Independent …

Cannabis

White House: Obama 'regrets' decision to filibuster Supreme Court Justice Alito

The top White House spokesman said Wednesday that President Obama “regrets” his 2006 decision to filibuster the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court – after being accused of hypocrisy for blasting “obstructionist” Republicans now vowing to block his next high court nominee.<p>White House …

Black, Handicapped Worker Was Enslaved, Abused For Years: Lawsuit

Managers allegedly would burn the victim, beat him, force him to work and refuse to pay him.<p>Two South Carolina brothers are accused of assaulting a black, mentally handicapped employee, making him work until he was too weak to get home on his own and then refusing to pay him, according to a new …

Social Work

Bachelor Juan Pablo Galavis No Longer Wanted By Dancing With the Stars

His struggles continue.<p><i>The Bachelor</i>'s Juan Pablo Galavis apparently will not be allowed to compete on <i>Dancing with the Stars</i> due to the controversy over his anti-gay remarks.<p>Galavis sparked outrage by saying in January that a gay or lesbian version of <i>The Bachelor</i> or <i>The Bachelorette</i> would not be …

Emma Watson And Joseph Gordon-Levitt Are The Internet's New Dream Couple

If you don't ship this, you're wrong.

Emma Watson

Leonardo DiCaprio Fails to Win an Oscar for the Fourth Time, Inspires Internet Hilarity

Always a bridesmaid, never a bride.<p>Poor Leo. He's an accomplished actor and humanitarian, he's gorgeous, and he is never without a supermodel girlfriend. Unfortunately, he still doesn't have an Oscar! This is no doubt very sad for him. But it's great for the Internet, which is having a wonderful …

Hottest Celebrity Photos at the Oscars

Forever Black

• <b>Author:</b> Sandi Lynn<p>Newly Edited Copy<p>When Ellery moved to New York with her boyfriend, she thought they’d live happily ever after in their small New York apartment. She never thought he’d pack his bags and leave because he “needed space.”<p>With her newfound single status and fear of being alone, Ellery …

Possession

• <b>Author:</b> Jennifer Lyon<p><b>~ Bestselling Series Re-released With Updated Covers ~</b> <i><br>Please note: Possession is book two of a three book series. Readers should start with The Proposition.</i> <br>Savagely sexy billionaire Sloane Michaels ruthlessly controls his life and everything in it. Even his sex partners are …

The Ex Games

• <b>Author:</b> J. S. Cooper & Helen Cooper<p>This is part one of a three part novella series.<p>Handsome billionaire, Brandon Hastings was Katie Raymond's first love. They had a whirlwind romance that captivated her heart and took her on a sexual journey she never wanted to end. Their future together looked …

Obsession

• <b>Author:</b> Jennifer Lyon<p><b>~ Bestselling Series Re-released With Updated Covers ~</b> <i><br>**Please note: Obsession is the final book of a three book series. Readers should start with The Proposition and Possession by Jennifer Lyon.**</i> <br>In the explosive conclusion to The Plus One Chronicles Trilogy, obscenely rich, …

Four Series Collection: The Escort, Touch, Control, Allure

• <b>Author:</b> Lucia Jordan<p>Popular writer Lucia Jordan is proud to release this HUGE COLLECTION containing four of her bestselling series. All these stories are written in Lucia's signature style of passion, high emotion and searingly hot descriptions of romantic activity.<p>This collection contains:<p>The …

Mad About You

• <b>Author:</b> Kate Perry<p><b>"Perry is a storyteller, weaving magic wherever she goes, much to the delight of her millions of fans." - The Literary Shed</b><p>Julie Miller wants one thing, and she wants it now: a trophy.<p>Not just any trophy: the First Prize Trophy for the San Francisco Flower Competition. She may not …