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07 Apr, 2016
THREATS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

In January 2016 a student at Hamilton High School in Chandler was arrested after posting a threat to the school on Snapchat. Although the student claimed that the threat was intended to be a joke, the student was taken into custody and could have faced serious consequences. Why? Because posting a threat on social media is a potential criminal offense.

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05 Apr, 2016
SUPREME COURT NOMINATION PROCESS

If you follow the news, you may have heard that United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in February, and that the process to appoint his replacement is now underway. This post provides some background and explains in simple language how the Supreme Court nomination process works.

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06 Apr, 2016
DRINKING AND DRIVING

You know what kills more teens every year than anything else? Car crashes. And almost 1/4 of all car crashes involve an underage driver who’s been drinking. As everyone knows, when you drive a car you need to be able to make quick decisions – so even after one or two drinks your slowed-down reaction time seriously raises your likelihood of being in an accident.

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05 Apr, 2016
DELEGATES AND SUPERDELEGATES

If you turn on the news, look at social media feed or talk to friends you’ve probably heard lots of talk about delegates and superdelegates.  What does it all mean?  What does it have to do with the election in November? We will attempt to break it down and provide an easy to digest explanation of the process.

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02 Nov, 2015
MINORS & GUNS

Laws are put into place to ensure safety for the overall population as well as guarantee rights for individuals. The “right of the people to keep and bear Arms…” is detailed in the 2nd Amendment of the United States Constitution and is a constant topic of discussion all over the media today. The Federal and State governments have the power to enforce rules and regulations pertaining to firearms and who is able to legally own one. 

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12 Oct, 2015
WHY CAN'T I STAY OUT PAST 10PM?

My mom and dad are so mean, they won’t let me stay out on a school night past 10pm.  Why is that?  I have to be in by midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.  How come I can’t stay out as late as I want?  Need the answers to these questions?  

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06 Oct, 2015
WHAT IS A CURFEW?

A curfew prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from being outside or in a public area without adult supervision. A county, city, or town ordinance determines curfew times and disciplinary action can be taken if found in violation. One of the stiffer punishments for remaining out past curfew can include being charged with a criminal misdemeanor—breaking curfew is a serious matter. 

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06 Oct, 2015
SOCIAL MEDIA AS A MEANS FOR SEX TRAFFICKING

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, KIK and Snapchat.  All of these are social media that kids are using to correspond with friends, acquaintances, and strangers.  They also use social media to talk about their life, how they want to run away, how they don’t feel loved or valued.  Men and women are looking at social media for these type of kids to lure them into the life of sex trafficking.  

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15 Sep, 2015
FACTS ABOUT HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Did you know the average cost of a slave is $90 and that there are 20 to 30 million slaves in the world today?  To get the facts about Human Trafficking, read more.

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03 Sep, 2015
SEX TRAFFICKING RISK FACTORS AND RESOURCES

Many people believe that sex trafficking –a crime where men, women, and children are forced into prostitution against their will - is not something that they need to worry about here in the United States.  Unfortunately, they are wrong.  

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PARENTS GET INFORMED!

100,000 American kids are victims of domestic human trafficking each year in the U.S.
--TRUST--

16% of Arizona runaways were sex trafficking victims in 2014.
--National Center for Missing & Exploited Children--

One out of every three teens on the street will be lured into prostitution within 48 hours of leaving home.
--National Runaway Switchboard--

The average age a teen enters the sex trade in Arizona is 14 years old, but nationally the average is 13.
 --Shares Hope International Rapid Assessment Fact Sheet on Arizona--

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