Next Target: Iran?

By IndyKids Staff The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the United Nations agency that promotes and monitors safe nuclear technology, released a report on August 30 that says Iran is cooperating with inspectors and isn’t producing large amounts of nuclear...

Death Row Inmate’s Life Spared

By IndyKids Staff Kenneth Foster Jr. was scheduled to be executed in Texas for a crime the state of Texas admits he didn’t commit or plan. The movement to save Foster won a victory on August 30, when six hours before the scheduled execution, the governor of Texas...

Mexican Activist Deported

By IndyKids Staff Elvira Arellano, a Mexican citizen and immigration activist, was arrested and deported on August 19 while visiting Los Angeles. Last year she took sanctuary in the Adalberto United Methodist Church in Chicago to avoid arrest and deportation. She...

Kids Write to Burger King

By IndyKids Staff In August, Burger King Vice President Steven Grover received more than 100 letters from the elementary and middle school students at All Saints Catholic School in Sunrise, Florida. The letters demanded that Burger King pay the farmworkers a penny...