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

Credit: Saul Loeb/ AFP

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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Anti-Abortion group behind shock videos sued by Planned Parenthood

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, testifies during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing in Rayburn Building on whether PPFA should be federally funded, September 29, 2015. (Credit: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Via Huffington Post: “Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco on Thursday against the anti-abortion activists that produced a series of heavily edited, secretly recorded videos of the family planning provider’s staffers talking about fetal tissue donations. The civil suit accuses the defendants — the anti-abortion group Center for Medical …

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Father of slain 19-year-old sues city of Chicago over wrongful death, improper use of force

Quintonio LeGrier

Antonio LeGrier has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Chicago.  He had called police for help because his son was swinging a baseball bat in their apartment early Saturday morning.  The police officer who arrived on scene shot and killed both the son, 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and …

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