Staff / TruthdigJun 27, 2011
American kids scored a victory Monday over parents who just don't understand how the U.S. Supreme Court could uphold an appellate court's decision striking down a California law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. (more) Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 23, 2007
Yet another court has ruled against the 1994 Child Online Protection Act, a major victory for civil rights advocates. The law has been a mess from the start. With the stated goal of protecting kids from pornography, it would punish offending websites with $50,000 fines and jail time for exposing children to "harmful" material, whether intentionally or not. Innocent sites like Salon and BoingBoing could've been targeted under the legislation. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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Staff / TruthdigOct 24, 2006
The Washington Post examines the plight of child immigrants, caught between conflicting government agencies that seek to reunite families while at the same time working to deport them. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )