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Should children be coddled in bubble wrap and protected from every bump and scrape? Or, should children be allowed to climb Mt. Everest or sail around the world solo?

Jordan Romero was 13-years-old when he climbed to the top of Mt. Everest. Jessica Watson was 16-years-old when she sailed around the world by herself. Peter Lenz was 13-years-old when he fell of his motorcycle at the U.S. Grand Prix Racers Union, and was run over and killed by another 12-year-old driver.

Children are no longer satisfied with riding their skateboards and bikes down the steep hill in front of their house. They're doing extreme sports, skateboarding down nine story ramps or diving off of 10-meter high platforms.

Is it legal to allow children to do extreme sports?

Every breath you take. Every move you make. Every bond you break. Every step you take. I'll be watching you. --The Police

Has no one ever thought that song was creepy? Who wants someone stalking every step they take? Myrna Arias, former employee of Intermex, definitely did not want her boss monitoring every move she made 24 hours a day.

Last week, Arias filed a lawsuit in California against Intermex for invasion of privacy, wrongful termination, and unfair business practices. Why? She was fired for deleting an employer-required app that tracked her movements all day, every day.

The majority of Americans may be shocked and angered to learn the National Security Agency was collecting and storing data on many of their phone calls. And a federal appeals court agreed, saying the NSA's program "would be an unprecedented contraction of the privacy expectations of all Americans."

The ruling comes weeks before parts of the PATRIOT Act are set to expire and both parties in Congress are wary of the NSA's domestic spying capabilities.

It's prom season across American high schools, and while some students are wondering who their date will be, others are wondering if they'll even be allowed to attend prom with their chosen dates.

This is because some schools have policies against allowing same-sex couples to attend prom. But are these prohibitions even legal? Can schools stop you from bringing a same-sex date to the prom?

May 1 in the United States in officially recognized as Law Day. President Dwight D. Eisenhower established the day, saying, "In a very real sense, the world no longer has a choice between force and law. If civilization is to survive it must choose the rule of law."

In honor of Law Day, FindLaw surveyed 1,000 American adults, asking them to rank the most important civil liberties and rights, as enumerated in the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights. So which rights are most important to Americans? Let's find out:

Five months after she was nominated by President Barack Obama and eight weeks after she was confirmed by the Senate Judiciary Committee, Loretta Lynch was finally approved by the Senate as the next U.S. Attorney General. Lynch is the first African-American woman to serve as Attorney General.

So what exactly does the Attorney General do?

Parents, society, and the media are becoming more open about the issues facing transgender children, the best way to protect and nurture transgender kids. And while the law has caught up in terms of protecting the rights of adult transgender workers and prison inmates, there are few legal protections in place for transgender children.

Here are a few of the laws already on the books, and some legal issues that parents and their transgender kids may still face:

On March 26, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he supported the state senate approved Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), and would sign it into law: "I think it's a bill that puts a higher emphasis on religious freedom."

Less than a week later, Gov. Hutchinson rejected the bill after the Arkansas house passed it, and threatened the use of an executive order to change the bill if the legislature failed to do so.

So what happened over the weekend to send not one but two state governors moonwalking at light speed back from bills their state legislators passed with overwhelming majorities?

April 2nd is International Children's Book Day. Today and every day, we should inspire children to read, explore, and discover the world through books.

What better place for children to immerse themselves into the world of literature and imagination than their school library? Ideally, a school library should promote the freedom to choose, explore, and express one's opinions. Most of the time, school libraries are liberal in their book selection. However, books are challenged and banned all too often. What one reader might view as innocent, another reader views as inappropriate.

So, how do libraries decide which books to put on the shelves and which to ban?

Alabama was the source of a good bit of controversy surrounding same-sex marriage last week, after a federal judge declared the state's law prohibiting same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Right after that, however, the Alabama Supreme Court's Chief Justice Roy Moore issued his own order telling state judges and employees not to recognize same-sex marriages or issue licenses.

Moore's conflicting order led to questions about who trumps whom when it comes to federal trial courts and state supreme courts, but the U.S. Supreme Court put the issue to rest by refusing to review the case.

What's going on down in Alabama?