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Poor TrainingâEUR(TM) Resulted in Almost 400 Shootings By Philadelphia Police âEUR" Justice Dept
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Corruption, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 3 hours ago - rt.com
Poor training led Philadelphia police officers to the mistaken belief that fearing for their lives alone justified the use of deadly force, a new Justice Department review has found. That fear resulted in 394 shootings over a seven-year period.
PLEASE HELP , A CARE 2 MEMBER, TO CARRY ON FEEDING STRAY CATS, CALLOUSLY LEFT BEHIND BY PREVIOUS OWNERS
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, humans, nature, protection, abuse, activists, americans, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, law, media, politics, sadness, safety, society, world, ethics, media, abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, anima )

Wendy
- 1 day ago - change.org
Allow your residents at Biltmore Park Apartments to feed stray cats. Your recent ban on feeding strays is cruel, These friendly cats, have depended upon kind residents for food,- for many years.To Allow the cats to starve to death is horribly cruel.
Louis Theroux: The People Who Are Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity
Offbeat  (tags: Law, Courts, Mental Health, USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The American Civil Liberties Union filed an amicus brief arguing that hundreds of disabled Americans are killed in police encounters every year. It was filed in support of a mentally ill woman suing police for shooting her five times.
Crisis LevelâEUR(TM): Report Says Many Govt. Officials in US Convicted of Child Porn, Sex Abuse Crimes
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Children, Crime, Human rights, Internet, Law, Scandal, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
At least 22 local, state, and federal government officials in the US -- including leading military and police figures -- have been convicted of child pornography and child sex abuse crimes in recent years, according to a new report.
Pentagon Blocks UN Torture Investigator From Meeting Gitmo Detainees - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Guantanamo, Human rights, Law, Military, Politics, Scandal, Terrorism, UN, USA )

Ray
- 9 days ago - rt.com
The Pentagon said it will refuse the United Nations special rapporteur on torture from interviewing or even meeting detainees held at the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay. The UNâEUR(TM)s Juan E. Mendez called for increased access to the prison last week.
Fracking Will Ruin Sacred, Preserved Sites in the âEUR~American Cradle of CivilizationâEUR(TM) - Lawsuit
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Court, Fracking, History, Law, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 10 days ago - rt.com
A Navajo advocacy group has asked a federal judge to halt hydraulic fracking permits in the San Juan Basin of New Mexico, claiming that drilling threatens a historic UNESCO heritage site considered sacred by Navajo, Hopi and Pueblo peoples.
France Holds Back the Anti-Smacking Tide
Offbeat  (tags: France, Smacking Ban, Law, Children, Council of Europe )

Ray
- 17 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A Council of Europe ruling that French laws on smacking children are not sufficiently clear, binding or precise, his ignited a national debate in a country where a parent's right to discipline children is still held dear.
âEUR<Colin Powell Also Used Personal Email at State Dept., But Was It Illegal?
Offbeat  (tags: Internet, politics, law, USA )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
Hillary Clinton wasnâEUR(TM)t the only secretary of state to use a personal email address while working at the State Department âEUR" Colin Powell also did so while serving under President George W. Bush.
NY Police Trained to Use New Technique to Subdue Suspects
Offbeat  (tags: Human Rights, Police, Law, USA )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
Thousands of New York City police officers have been undergoing re-training at the cityâEUR(TM)s police academy,
Hilary Clinton May Have Broken Law By Using Personal Email at State Dept.
Offbeat  (tags: Security, Scandal, Intelligence, Internet, Law, USA )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
Former US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton might have violated a federal law during her four years in office after conducting all of her state business using a private e-mail account instead of an official State Department domain.
Over Half of Republicans Want to Ignore Bill of Rights, Make Christianity National Religion
Offbeat  (tags: Bill of Rights, Politics, Law, Republicans, national religion, history, USA )

Ray
- 28 days ago - rt.com
America's Founding Fathers may have explicitly banned the formation of a national religion
Oklahoma Bill Could Block Marriages If Couple Tests Positive for STD
Offbeat  (tags: marriage, test, law, USA )

Ray
- 32 days ago - rt.com
Oklahoma lawmakers continue to make headlines with controversial legislation,
Yoga Pants': Are Leggings and Other Tight Trousers Indecent?
Offbeat  (tags: clothing, law )

Ray
- 38 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Are yoga pants a threat to public decency? It might seem so after the beloved athletic wear once again made headlines - this time after a lawmaker debating public decency said the pants "should be illegal".
Pennsylvania Governor Imposes Death Penalty Moratorium
Offbeat  (tags: Execution, Law, death penalty, Pennsylvania, USA )

Ray
- 40 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The newly-elected governor of the US state Pennsylvania has imposed a moratorium on the death penaltll
 

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