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Sheriff Pummels Driver After He's Asked for His Badge: 'Here's My Badge, Motherf*Cker'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, New Mexico, Rio Arriba County, Tommy Rodella, civil rights, police, society, ethics, freedoms, law, rights, news, safety, violence, politics )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - rawstory.com
A New Mexico sheriff with a controversial past was convicted Friday on federal firearms charges, assault, and violation of a citizen's civil rights in a road rage incident in March.
Washington State Threatens to Shutdown Dozens of Marijuana Dispensaries
Society & Culture  (tags: marijuana, WAshington State, taxes, taxes lost, law, government, americans, culture, society, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Since opening dispensary locations in July, the state has collected $3.5 million in taxes
Israel Carries Out Extrajudicial Killing of Two Palestinians Suspected in Israeli Youths Kidnapping
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, suspects, law, murder, crime, ethics, violence, culture, humans, death, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Overnight Tuesday Israeli special forces killed two Palestinian men who were suspected of kidnapping and slaying three Israeli youths abducted in June while hitchhiking in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc of the West Bank.
Sign the Petition: Make Sentencing Smarter ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, prison sentences, law, petition, non violent crimes, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, society, sadness, news, rights, politics )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - dailykos.com
The hallmark of a legitimate justice system is fairness. Today in America, thousands upon thousands of people are serving decades-long prison sentences for non-violent crimes. Their lives are being needlessly thrown away and billions of taxpayer dollars
Family Held at Gunpoint as Israel Arrests Another Palestinian Rights Defender
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Human Rights, West Bank, Palestine, ethics, freedoms, humans, illegal occupation, law, government, politics, society, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israeli soldiers raided the family home of Ayman Nasser, legal coordinator of the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, in the middle of the night last Thursday. He is the latest human rights defender in the occupied West Bank to be...
St. Louis Police Academy Promotes 'Highly Entertaining' Course On Michael Brown Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: St. Louis County And Municipal Police Ac, Ferguson, Michael Brown shooting, ethics, violence, rights, interesting, dishonesty, news, media, law, police, society, death, education )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Learning about how to manipulate the media after a police officer shoots someone can be a blast, according to a flier produced by the academy promoting the course."The training is also highly entertaining," the flier says, "You will learn a lot, and...
Demand Rush Limbaugh's Sponsors Pull Their Ads After His Sexual Assault Comments ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, violence, sexaul assault, Rush Limbaugh, ethics, safety, dishonesty, crime, corruption, law )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - action.dccc.org
Enough is enough. As a previous target of Limbaugh's sexist attacks, take it from Sandra Fluke we need to stand together and call Rush out.The DCCC has a petition to tell advertisers to stop funding this repulsive commentary.Will you add your name today?
WATCH: British Muslim's Fundamentalist Muslim Scholars Tell ISIS That Holding Hostage Goes Against Koran (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, British Muslim scholars, ISIL, religion, law, news, rights, freedoms, culture, society, ethics, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 8 days ago - rawstory.com
British Muslim scholars have made a direct video appeal to Islamist militants to release Alan Henning,whom they are threatening to behead, warning the killing would break Islamic laws.
Fraternity Dosed Women With Date-Rape Drugs Based on Color-Coded Hand Stamps: Police
Society & Culture  (tags: women, date rape, Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, ethics, violence, society, culture, news, rights, safety, law )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - rawstory.com
The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee's chapter of the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) is under investigation after four people were dosed with a so-called "date rape" drug.
Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Law Allowing Housing Discrimination Against Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, apartheid Israeli regime, government, ethics, freedoms, society, law, news, rights, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesterday, Israel's Supreme Court dismissed a petition by Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel effectually facilitating the Judaization of more Palestinian owned land inside Israel.
Police: Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer Head-Butted Wife For Refusing Sex (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: NFL, Arizona Cardinals, domestic violence, Jonathan Dwyer, law, police, society, abuse, women, safety, sadness, violence, news )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
This Is Our Land!': West Bank Village Wadi Fukin Fights Largest Israeli Land Grab in Decades Israel/Palestine Kelly Lynn on Sept
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, land grab, Human Rights, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, news, society, rights, corruption, abuse, government, law )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Leaders in the village of Wadi Fukin have galvanized locals into organizing Friday demonstrations against Israeli occupation for the first time in years, after 4,000 dunams (nearly 1,000 acres) in the southern West Bank was declared "state land" by Israel
Israeli Cop Charged Over Beaten Palestinian-American Teen
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Americans, Palestine, Israel, violence, crime, death, freedoms, news, law, society, rights, government )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday that police have charged an officer who was filmed beating a Palestinian-American teenager during a violent protest in July. Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, of Tampa, Florida, was beaten at the east Jerusalem protest that...
Peterson's Attorney Responds to New Allegations He Injured Another Son (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: child abuse, Adrian Peterson, NFL, ethics, rights, safety, society, sadness, humans, law, violence, children )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - khou.com
New accusations against Adrian Peterson come from another mother who has another four-year-old son of Peterson, and also involve Peterson striking his boy as a form of discipline.
Details Emerge in Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Case: 'I'M All Tearing That Butt Up When Needed'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, child abuse, Adrian Peterson, society, culture, family, ethics, humans, law, police, news, rights, education )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - rawstory.com
Police in Houston have released further details regarding their arrest of NFL running back Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges, including Peterson's admission that he beat his 4-year-old son with a 'switch,' according to CBS Houston.
 

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