Tim O'Donoghue
Tim O'Donoghue
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A Kid With Down Syndrome Becomes a Target Model: This is Only the Start of Progress

I'm proud that our society is recognizing the abilities of people with disabilities, but we won't truly have progress until we stop celebrating achievements and start to expect them.

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Yokamon Hearn Death Penalty: State Ready to Execute Mentally Handicapped Man

The sentencing to death of two mentally handicapped individuals has garnered the attention of both Amnesty International and the United Nations and should cause outcry against capital punishment.
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Monsanto and Big Agribusiness Have Taken Over Congress, Push Bill That Allows Them to Endanger Food Safety

There are a couple of riders on the farm bill that would give agricultural giants a license to kill.
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Monsanto Needs To Get Its Paws Off Our Crops: Industrial Agriculture is Not the Answer

Industrial agriculture is failing, and no one should be surprised. It is time we started looking for alternatives.
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SCOTUS Health Care Ruling Could Create New American Dream

The Supreme Court has started to level the playing field.
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How North Carolina Just Proved It Is Not Smarter Than a Fifth Grader

Polarized politicians are blocking the path to a green future, and instead are directing us toward a flooded road.

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Why Using the Word "Retard" is Retarding Progress

We're leaving some people behind in our ongoing struggle for equality. Using the word "retard" is degrading and harmful.
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Paying Drug Addicts to Not Have Children Raises Moral Questions About Preventing Drug Babies

Project Prevention, a non-profit which pays drug addicted women and men to undergo sterilization or long-term birth control, raises moral questions about selling your right to procreate.