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Parents outraged after Wisconsin school asked students how girls can avoid rape

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A Wisconsin school district has apologized for suggesting girls and women are to blame for their own sexual assault.

Students at Bradford High School in Kenosha were shown a video in class Dec. 17 that depicted a sexual assault and then asked to explain what the victim could have done to prevent the attack, reported WITI-TV.

“What could have Melissa have done differently to avoid her sexual assault?” the questionnaire asked. “Provide at least four examples.”

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The school district pulled the assignment three days later, and administrators have apologized for blaming victims of sexual violence.

“We live in a culture that does blame victims for the hurt and the harm in their lives,” said Carmen Pitre, the president of Sojourner Family Peace Center in Milwaukee. “Our message at Sojourner — and our partner agencies — is that it’s never your fault.”

Pitre credited the school district for educating students on sexual and domestic violence, but said the focus on the question was misplaced.

“The first question could have been, ‘What do you think leads a person to use force and to believe force is appropriate to use?'” Pitre said.

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Legal expert admits he was wrong to argue Trump wasn’t the worst president in history

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Fordham Law School Prof. Jed Shugerman confessed on Twitter that he was wrong, President Donald Trump really is the worst president in American history.

He explained that in the past he's tried to explain that previous presidents like Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan and Andrew Jackson were the worst American presidents given what they did to persist the Civil War, the genocide of Native Americans and other acts. They were "openly siding [with] white supremacy and causing a civil war," which he said he thought was "far worse than anything Trump could do."

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Trump’s dangerous mental condition grows worse as America faces devastating crises: Yale psychiatrist

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A nation most afflicted with a mental health problem is the least likely to address it.  I am speaking of the mental health, or lack thereof, of the president.  His psychological impairments have been deadly through action and inaction, and are now promoting police brutality through pronouncements such as, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” while marking protesters as “thugs”.

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Independent autopsy finds George Floyd was killed by asphyxia — contradicting medical examiner

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On Monday, George Floyd's family released the results of the independent autopsy into his death following a police officer kneeling on his neck for over eight minutes.

According to USA TODAY's Nicquel Terry Ellis, the report concludes Floyd's death was "homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain."

BREAKING: Independent autopsy finds that George Floyd's death "was homicide caused by asphyxia due to neck and back compression that led to a lack of blood flow to the brain."

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