Trump Floats Libel-Law Change, Says Michael Flynn Should Seek Immunity; Harvard Gets More 'Intolerant of Intolerance'; From Sugar Daddy to Sex Trafficker? A.M. Links
Former Trump security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly shopping around for immunity deals, offering to give up what he knows about Trump's ties to Russia in exchange for prosecutorial leniency. Trump tweeted Friday morning that "Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion."
- Trump has continued to bully members of the House Freedom Caucus, calling out several individually in a series of Thursday tweets. The president also floated the idea of changing libel laws somehow in order to go after "the failing" New York Times for having "gotten [Trump] wrong for the past two years."
- Arkansas joins Utah and South Dakota in declaring pornography a public health crisis.
- Heroin use in America has grown most among young men, whites, and low-income and low-education populations.
- Colorado considers stopping the prosecution of sexting teenagers as child pornographers but making public schools teach an anti-sexting curriculum.
- A 14-year-old girl pretending to be 18 created a "Sugar Baby" profile on SeekingArrangement.com, met with an adult man, had sex, accepted $100, and never mentioned her real age. The man has now been arrested by the FBI for child sex trafficking.
- Harvard administrators are proposing further sanctions against students who choose to join unrecognized single-sex groups or clubs—including prohibiting them from Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships, leading athletic teams, or receiving post-graduate fellowships—under the banner of being "intolerant of intolerance."
- Maine could join California and Oregon in allowing hormonal birth-control pills to be sold without a doctor's prescription.
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