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Anti-Abortion Governor John Kasich Making Ohio Even More Unsafe For Women

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Ohio Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 294 on Sunday, an anti-abortion measure designed to blocked Planned Parenthood from receiving funding.  While the bill has very little direct impact on abortion services, it does block state grants and some federal funds that were intended for women and children’ health care …

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Georgia Senate Passes Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill; Mississippi House Advances Anti-Gay Legislation

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On Friday, the Republican-majority Georgia Senate passed a bill to allow legal discrimination of gays and lesbians as part of “religious freedom.”  The bill, which passed 38 to 14 along party lines, would allow for faith-based organizations to refuse service to same-sex couples. The bill, which is a hybrid of …

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Two LAPD Officers Worked Together To Rape And Sexually Assault Women Arrested For Narcotics, Finally Charged After Two Year Investigation

(Credit: Bob Chamberlin, LA Times)

Two veteran LAPD officers were arrested by detectives from the same police force on Wednesday and charged with a series of sexual assaults, most of which occurred while they were on duty.  The officers are expected in court on Thursday and are now held on more than $3.5 million bail. Prosecutors allege …

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Shots Fired Outside Of Corrupt Tennessee Sheriff’s Home, His Immediate Reaction: ‘Beyonce’s Video’ Made Him A Target

Sheriff Robert Arnold (Photo: WKRN)

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold told the press Tuesday that he suspects Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance and “Formation” music video may have led to a shooting outside his Murfreesboro, Tennessee home.  The officer reported hearing eight gunshots outside of his house Monday around 9 PM.  He yelled for his wife and two young …

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NOPD Botches Rape Investigation To Protect Former Officer Who Once Had An Affair With The Victim

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A bizarre love triangle between an adulterous former cop, a woman, and her alleged rapist, 35-year-old cable TV installer, Ronnie A. Torregano began to unfold Tuesday in a New Orleans court.  Orleans Parish prosecutor Jason Napoli told the jurors that NOPD completely botched the rape investigation and that “the only person …

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Former Officer Arrested In Houston County On Valentine’s Day For Felony Aggravated Stalking–For The Second Time!

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Houston County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Jeffrey Lee Schulmerich, 51, a former Dothan police officer on Valentine’s Day and charged him with felony aggravated stalking. According to Sheriff’s Capt. Antonio Gonzalez, deputies served Schulmerich with a felony warrant on Sunday for a previous event that did not happen on Valentine’s …

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More Trouble In Georgia Prisons: Three Women Accuse Former Guard Of Repeated Rapes

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Days after Georgia correctional officers gained national attention as the FBI arrest 46 of them for corruption in the drug trade, three women have gone public with a civil suit against Captain Edgar Daniel Johnson, the former supervisor at a medium-security women’s prison.  Captain Johnson has made headlines for allegedly raping the three …

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Martin Alan Schnitzler Pleads Guilty For Hate Crimes Against Muslims, Faces Max 20 Years

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The Justice Department has announced that Martin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty to “obstructing persons in the free exercise of religious beliefs” in the Middle District of Florida for a Nov. 13, 2015 hate crime against Muslims.  He is responsible for calling two mosques located in Pinellas County, Florida to make …

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Feds Raid Georgia Prisons, FBI Arrests 46 Georgia Correctional Officers In Massive Drug Trafficking Operation

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Federal law enforcement officials have reported the arrest of 46 correctional officers, both current and former, in nine Georgia prisons. The arrests were the result of a two-year undercover sting operation which originally focused on smuggling cell phones.  The FBI had been alerted to the fact that guards were acquiring …

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Justice for Akai Gurley? –Peter Liang Of NYPD Convicted Of Manslaughter By Jury

Officer Peter Liang, whose ricocheting bullet killed Mr. Gurley, who was unarmed, in a Brooklyn housing project in 2014, reacted as the guilty verdict was read in court on Thursday. (Mary Altaffer)

A rookie police officer, Peter Liang was convicted of manslaughter in Brooklyn today for the Nov. 20, 2014 shooting of Akai Gurley.  The prosecution said Liang’s service weapon went off as he and his partner entered a dark stairwell where 28-year-old Gurley was walking with his girlfriend.  The bullet ricocheted off …

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