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Family sues condo board, claim swim diaper ban violates baby’s civil rights

Add swim diapers to the list of issues that can get turned into a federal case.

A Florida family is suing their condo board over what they say is a rule barring children from using the community pool while wearing swim diapers.

Swim diapers are a snug-fitting lightweight alternative to disposable or cloth diapers, which become heavy like anchors when wet.

According to the website SwimOutlet.com, swim diapers are “meant to be used only in the pool or ocean to make sure that your little one’s bum is covered and contained.”

But if banning them in a community pool prevents a child from using that pool, swim diapers can also become a symbol of the fight against discrimination.

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‘It’s Shameful:’ New Law Tackles Maternity Care for Female Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs will be able to invest more in maternity care for female veterans and the federal government will be required to study the health of active-duty and former service members who have had babies or are trying to get pregnant after Congress passed legislation Tuesday.

The Protecting Moms Who Served Act, passed by the House in a 414-9 vote and now heading to President Joe Biden for a signature, allows the VA to spend $15 million to improve coordination between the VA hospitals that treat female veterans and the community facilities that provide their obstetrics care.

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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Had a ‘Very Destructive Relationship’ Prior to His Alleged Altercation With Yolanda Hadid

After Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik decided to go their separate ways again, a source exclusively tells Us Weekly that “it’s much better that they have separated.”

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik: A Timeline of Their Relationship

According to the insider, “Gigi and Zayn had a very destructive relationship when they were together romantically.” Hadid, 26, and Malik, 28, who originally started dating in November 2015, called it quits more than one year since welcoming their 13-month-old daughter, Khai.

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Biden Promised Criminal Justice Reform, But Still Hasn’t Repealed One of Trump’s Worst Policies

Civil asset forfeiture is big government at its worst.

Tonya Smith and her husband, Dimitrios Patlias, went to a casino in Maryland a few years ago and struck luck. They took their winnings and headed for dinner at another casino in West Virginia, but they never made it. On their ride over, they were stopped by police and forced to exit their car. Smith, who was 34 weeks pregnant at the time, was placed in handcuffs along with her husband as cops searched their car with dogs. Officers then questioned them about a slew of illegal activities: drugs, guns, smuggling untaxed cigarettes, gift-card fraud.

Ultimately, nothing illegal was found in the vehicle and they were allowed to leave with just a warning citation for crossing into another lane—but not before cops robbed them of the gift cards, an iPhone, and the $10,478 cash in their possession.

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After 24 years, Johnson County girl’s family has renewed hope her murder case will be solved

OLATHE, Kan. — Decades later the family of a murdered Johnson County teen has hope her case may soon be solved.

On Tuesday, Johnson County Sheriff Calvin Hayden, announced they cracked a nearly 40-year-old cold case. Now, Tawnya Knight’s family is hoping hers is next.

“I love her and miss her. We’re not giving up,” her mother Lori Knight said.

Her daughter, 15-year-old Tawnya Knight was killed after leaving a friend’s house in 1996. The Spring Hill girl’s remains were found in a field next to a graveyard six months later. A metro major case squad was activated, and they ran down more than 100 leads, with no arrests.

“It was like the case just went and sat on a shelf,” Lori Knight said. “Sometimes it seems like I’m ready to give up hope. But then I remind myself, I can’t do that. You know, Tawnya needs justice. And, and this family needs closure, and it’s been a long, hard road.”

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