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Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

(Reuters) – A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. Source: Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter | News […]

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The Mighty did not learn one single thing from #CrippingTheMighty | Boycott Autism Speaks | Circa March 29, 2017

Boycott Autism Speaks Page Liked · March 29, 2017 ·  In news of the obvious:  actually give one second of thought to what disabled people need! Their partnership with Autism Speaks should come as no surprise to anyone who pays attention to the disability community or has even the most basic understanding of pattern recognition.Check out this for links to […]

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An Open Letter to The Mighty on Their Continued Support of The Hate Group Autism Speaks | Circa Mar 29, 2017

Mar 29, 2017   I just sent the email below to various people at The Mighty regarding their continued support of Autism Speaks, which has long been known to be a hate group. I recently saw that The Mighty is partnering with Autism Speaks (AS). We need to have a conversation about this and I sincerely hope […]

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The Mighty & Autism Speaks, Part Deux – Kirsten Schultz – Medium | Circa March 30, 2017

Yesterday, I wrote a letter to The Mighty about their support of the hate group Autism Speaks. This was their response. Source: The Mighty & Autism Speaks, Part Deux – Kirsten Schultz – Medium

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‘The Mighty’ is not an ally – the silent wave | Circa April 12, 2017

Many months ago, I came across a blog post titled “Why I no longer visit “The Mighty”.  Unfortunately, that blog post, and the friend’s blog through which I stumbled across the post, are no longer. That’s unfortunate indeed, because the author of that post shared some excellent information.  And, regrettably, that information is correct. Let […]

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Badass Activist | Eve Reiland

Submission To TheMighty.com Accepted And Never Published | Circa April 10, 2016

Apr 10, 2016, 6:25 AM | Email From Me To The Mighty Hi, Here’s a submission for your consideration. I’ve included links to videos on youtube, and attached photos. Please let me know if this works … or if something in a different style is needed. I greatly appreciate your consideration. Sincerely,Eve Hinson Related videos: Carolyn […]

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People on the Autism Spectrum Are Boycotting ‘To Siri With Love’ | Yahoo!

Judith Newman’s memoir “To Siri With Love” is under fire for its excerpt about getting medical power of attorney to get her son a vasectomy. The boycott was started on Thursday by Amythest Schaber, an autistic person who makes Youtube videos and was described in Newman’s book as a “manic pixie dream girl” without consent. The Mighty reached out […]