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If you're a regular here, particularly in the SMHRB you know that I am one of the regular Mr. Fix-Its on here. I have had the pleasure to have done just that for about 32 year now. I have ...
by playtonjr
Comment Count 312 comments on Sat Jul 25, 2009 at 06:17 AM PDT with 734 Recommends
Horrible news for women's rights from the state House tonight. From State Rep Daniel Kagan (D) regarding HB 12-1130: "...we were unable to prevent the Republican majority in the House from passing ...
by njcronk
Comment Count 202 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 01:08 AM PDT with 339 Recommends
They caught him with a gun , or so they say. (Reuters) – A man who filmed a New York City police officer use a choke hold on a suspect who later died has been arrested on weapons charges, law ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 168 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 05:34 AM PDT with 311 Recommends
Yesterday, I was driving home from school and listening to Marketplace when a piece from ...
by xajaxsingerx
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 07:28 PM PST with 158 Recommends
Last month, I wrote a piece about how 20% of all homicides in Seattle were committed by police. Now we learn that 15% of all homicides in the entire state of Utah were committed by police. ...
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 76 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 04:27 AM PST with 94 Recommends
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Jul 02, 2009 at 01:40 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
Trial, possibly plea bargaining, to come Pennsylvania police officer Lisa J. Mearkle was charged yesterday with criminal homicide in the shooting death of 59-year-old David Kassick. Mearkle shot ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 11:29 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
We are outraged. Rightly so. No parent should have to bury their child for walking home with a bag of Skittles and a bottle of tea. Conservatives keep dancing around it. They won't face the racial ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Mar 26, 2012 at 12:18 PM PDT with 51 Recommends
It's well known that soldiers who saw active combat suffer much higher levels of PTSD and associated mental health problems when they return home. Now a local paper, The Gazette of Colorado ...
by henry porter
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Jul 26, 2009 at 10:00 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
The Washington Post is reporting that Maryland State Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby has found probable case to file homicide charges in the death of Freddie Gray. Baltimore prosecutor: Probable cause to ...
by koNko
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 08:06 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
Police Brutality Statistics http://bit.ly/VK4rAy I was checking the web for data on police shootings when I found this Infographic. It is a remarkable compilation of data, fully referenced. This is ...
by Auriandra
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
You've probably heard the gun lobby successfully oppose safe-storage laws meant to keep firearms away from young children with two talking points: 1) too few children die from negligent-discharge ...
by Daniel Case
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 01:38 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Obviously, we don’t yet know all of the details of this story from the Kansas City Star, but we know this: In ...
by MalachiConstant
Comment Count 109 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2007 at 07:47 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
First of all, I must contradict my title, to some extent. America has deep divisions, frightening divisions, between black and white and brown, between men and women, between straight and LGBT, ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 03:54 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
When Jessica Gonzales’ three daughters disappeared while playing in their Castle Rock, Colorado, front yard in 1999, she knew her estranged husband Simon had taken them and they were in grave ...
by MCMoewe
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 07:24 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
A terrible, sobering story is breaking out of Oakland, CA tonight -- though most news outlets are working to confirm, KCBS-TV ...
by Mogolori
Comment Count 83 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2009 at 08:59 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Has nothing to do with the law, I've got a clean record. I can afford a gun, so that is not it. I've been to shooting ranges on several occasions and apparently I'm a decent shot. I have friends who ...
by AndyT
Comment Count 279 comments on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 07:39 PM PST with 28 Recommends
WDTN is reporting that on Tuesday night, a woman died as she was running away from a man who was carrying a "rifle type weapon" in a Beavercreek, Ohio Walmart store. WDTN is also reporting that ...
by TeamSarah4Choice
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 07:36 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Although Harry Reid is said to be Mormon, he remains profoundly agnostic on what is or isn't illegal, immoral, or just plain taboo with respect murder, torture, anal rape, and sodomizing children.
by Compound F
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun May 10, 2009 at 06:05 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
The lede pretty much tells you all you need to know: The department's crime lab now has a decade-long backlog of more than 650 homicide investigations with unexamined evidence, yet it processes 95 ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 07:36 PM PDT with 25 Recommends