Tag Archives: law

Crime: A History Of Capital Punishment – Documentary Video

A BBC Documentary “Timeshift digs into the archive to trace the extraordinary story of the ultimate sanction. At the beginning of the 19th century you could still be hanged in Britain for offences such as stealing a sheep or shooting a rabbit. Even children as young as seven were sent to the gallows. The last […]

A U.S. Default on Debt Seen as Catastrophe, to Have Worldwide Affects

A U.S. default on it’s debt would be devastating to not only the U.S. but also it’s affects would ripple around the world. There is often talk of “slippery slopes” in politics, well this is one that the United States should not go down. Republicans are not letting on how devastating this could be to […]

Sadly, Christian Religious Law and Muslim Shariah Law Use Same Tactics to Limit Rights and Freedom

   In the same manner that some Muslim lawmakers abroad use Shariah Law to limit rights and freedom of their citizens with extreme interpretations of the laws, American Christian congressional Republicans, Tea Party, and some Democratic members do the same, but with Christian Law. “Tennessee, Louisiana and Arizona have passed laws banning judges from consulting […]

Progressives Challenging Obama’s Drone Strike Legality

“Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) is leading a small group of House Democrats in calling on President Barack Obama to release information regarding the Administration’s use of drone strikes. In a letter sent Monday, Lee said a leaked Department of Justice memo showed an “increasing devolution of accountability, transparency, and Constitutional protections in U.S. counterterrorism operations.” […]

Thnkr: The Truth About Gun Control by Pam Simon

“34 people–at least–on average, every single day, are murdered by a handgun across the United States.” That’s just one of the sobering facts Pam Simon shares in this latest episode of EPIPHANY. Learn more about how Tuscon shooting survivor Pam Simon is trying to change our nation’s gun laws without taking away gun owners’ livelihoods. […]

Happy International Women’s Day 2013!

From China to Costa Rica, from Mali to Malaysia, acclaimed singers and musicians, women and men, have come together to spread a message of unity and solidarity: We are “One Woman”. Launching on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2013, the song is a rallying cry that inspires listeners to join the drive for women’s rights […]