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FBI to begin tracking animal cruelty cases in Ohio

2008 Radiothon-Saturday 245 Cleveland Ohio cat

05/01/2015 Via WTDN: Animal cruelty has become such a problem for law enforcement the FBI is taking action. Beginning in January of 2016 the FBI will track animal cruelty cases in Ohio and the nation. Before now, animal abuse fell under an ‘other’ category lumped together with other less serious crimes, said Mark Kumpf with the Montgomery County Animal Resource …

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It’s Time to Say it: Creationists Aren’t Christians – They’re a Cult

creation museum stegosaurus silouette

By Allen Clifton, published on Forward Progressives I think by now most who follow my writing know that I am not a fan of creationists.  In fact, the more I speak with several of them, the more I think these people are suffering from severe mental illness.  They’ll literally say that all scientific data is “just a theory” and that …

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2015 the year of… sad girls and sad boys

crying Justin Bieber

22/12/2015 By Alice Newell-Hanson published on i-D Everyone from Drake to Angela Merkel to the man listening to Adele on the subway next to you cried this year. Why did we all have so many feels? One Sunday morning this past October, a New York math teacher named Will Collins became an accidental hero. A day after his team’s playoff …

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Ikea Is Assembling “Better Shelter” For Syrian Refugees

BetterShelter temporary homes by Ikea Foundation

27/11/2015 Via Refinery 29: Ikea has applied its innovation to a design problem far more pressing than selling stylish furniture at affordable prices. The Ikea Foundation’s Better Shelter program hopes to supply more livable temporary housing for million of refugees from Syria and around the world. They’re now being assembled for some Syrian refugees who’ve arrived in Sweden, Germany, and …

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What It’s Like to Celebrate Thanksgiving in a High-Security Prison

inside a jail cell by Tim Pearce Los Gatos CC BY

25/11/2015 by John Broman published on Vice I live behind a series of walls, gun towers, and electric fences deep in the mountains of West Virginia at the United States Penitentiary, Hazelton, a.k.a. “Misery Mountain”. My conviction for armed bank robbery in 2002 has sent me through some of the most violent pens in the Federal Bureau of Prisons. In …

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Fact-checking Trump’s claim that thousands in New Jersey cheered when World Trade Center tumbled

Donald Trump painted portrait by thierry ehrmann on Flickr

22/11/2015 Via Politifact: Arguing that there are terrorist sympathizers in the United States, Donald Trump says he saw “thousands” of New Jerseyans celebrating after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. “I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down,” the Republican presidential candidate said at a Nov. 21 rally in Birmingham, Ala. “And I watched in Jersey City, N.J., …

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Continuing Love For Paris and Thoughts About Humanity

Paris sunset landscape by Moyan Brenn

19/11/2015 By Romi Moondi, published on Confessions of a Chick in Paris It’s been less than a week since the attacks in Paris, and before I ruminate and pontificate on the city of lights and the world at large, it’s an incredibly sad thing. So many people lost, so many friends and families who must be suffering immensely right now…it …

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Anonymous Vs. The Islamic State

Anonymous rooftop grafitti

By E.T. Brooking, published on Foreign Policy For John Chase, the breaking point came on Jan. 7, when al Qaeda-linked militants gunned down 12 people at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo. Subsequent attacks by a gunman affiliated with the Islamic State would take five more lives. Watching triumphant jihadi messages bounce across Twitter, the 25-year-old Boston native was incensed. They …

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Congress Considers Bill to Help Domestic Violence Victims Escape With Their Pets

cute Siamese cat paw

13/11/2015 Via Slate: Last month, Republicans ruined a perfectly good bipartisan anti-sex trafficking bill by attaching amendments aimed at denying abortions to trafficking victims. After that debacle, you might have given up all hope for an across-the-aisle approach to reducing violence against women. But Annamarya Scaccia at RH Reality Checkreports on a quiet but important bill, introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Massachusetts) and …

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Report: SeaWorld to End Killer Whale Shows in San Diego

Orca San Diego Sea World park show

9/11/2015 Via Newsweek: SeaWorld plans to phase out its controversial killer whale show at its San Diego location starting next year, amid ongoing criticism about its treatment of the animals, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. The Tribune reported that the company announced its plan in an online document, which since has been removed from the company’s website. The paper also reported that the new orca …

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