Post Tagged with: "Pennsylvania"

Eric Holder Backs Nationwide Death Penalty Moratorium

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It’s time to end, fully and completely, the barbaric practice of capital punishment, and it’s great that we have an Attorney General who feels the same.

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50 Shades Of WTF: PA Middle Schoolers Given BDSM-Themed Word Search (VIDEO)

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Parents are angry after their middle school students were handed a 50 Shades of Grey word search featuring such terms as “butt plugs.”

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Heavily-Armed Pennsylvania Town Warns Visitors: ‘This Is NOT A Gun Free Zone’ (VIDEO)

Photo with the "not a gun free zone" sign and Conoy Township (PA) Supervisor Stephen Mohr. Photo: Video screen grab via WHP CBS-21

Why all the “not a gun-free zone” signs? Stephen Mohr told a newscaster “it’s a clear message to criminals, not to bring any trouble here.”

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Man Loses Half His Skull After Jailers Refuse Medical Treatment For Sinus Infection (VIDEO)

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It doesn’t matter why Robby Valentine was doing time in an Oklahoma county jail. No judge sentenced him to death. No jury sentenced him to undergo a lobotomy. This is the definition of ‘cruel and unusual punishment.’

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Man Applies To Join Police Force, Gets Charged As Teen Sex Offender Instead

Would-be police officer charged as sex offender against minor. Photo: cc 2006 Scott Davidson via Flickr. https://www.flickr.com/photos/webhostingreview/

Congratulations to the state of Pennsylvania, whose rigorous background checks kept this repeat sex offender off their police force.

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White Teen Who Hit A Woman With Her Car And Assaulted A Police Officer Will Get A Clean Record Instead Of Jail

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Clearly, having white skin is a get out of jail free card and basically guarantees that police and prosecutors will treat you with kid gloves.

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Ku Klux Klan Celebrated Martin Luther King Day By Littering Pittsburgh With Anti-MLK Flyers (VIDEO)

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The Ku Klux Klan celebrated “Communist” MLK’s life by distributing racist flyers.

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Wife And Mother Of Two Fights Deportation By Living In Church For Two Months…And Wins (VIDEO)

Photo: Angela Navarro and her husband Ermer via Twitter/New Sanctuary Movement of Philly, Inset with Navarro and their children via the Navarros' petition page via Groundswell.

When push comes to shove, “family values” Republicans would rather break up families like Navarro’s than do what’s right.

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This Restaurant Just Banned Tips So They Could Pay Their Staff $35,000 Per Year

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If this isn’t a revolution in the food industry, I don’t know what is!

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Police Chief ‘Absolutely’ Would Hold That Sign Up Again, But He’d Do One Thing Differently (VIDEO)

image: Video screen grab/Yahoo! News (background) and WWhat's Up, Pittsburgh?! Facebook (foreground).

To McLay’s credit, he had no idea that photo would prove so controversial. ‘What police officer wouldn’t want to stand up against injustice?’

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You Might Mistake Him For A Homeless Guy; He’s Really A Doctor Who Cares About People More Than Profits (VIDEO)

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Five days a week, every week for the past 23 years, this doctor has been going out into the streets to find and treat the homeless.

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Mom of the Year Candidate Leaves Six-Year-Old In Traffic After Stealing From Walmart

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A Pennsylvania woman is behind bars after leaving her child in busy traffic to escape shoplifting charges for $24 worth of merchandise.

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Frat Gets Blasted After Racist Xmas Card With Black ‘Beyoncé’ Sex Doll Hits Facebook (IMAGE)

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Can you spot what’s wrong with this picture?

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High School Counselor Threatens To Shoot Solidarity Protesters (VIDEO)

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“I will personally SHOOT every one of them. You’ve been warned idiots!!”

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Man Fatally Shot His Stepdaughter So He Could Have Sex With Her Corpse

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This might be one of the most disgusting cases of 2014.

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‘Responsible’ Gun Owner Shoots Neighbor Hanging Christmas Lights Because He Hates Big Government

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It took the SWAT team over three hours to arrest him. Still think we need more guns?

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Why Democrats May Never Win Back The House In One Chart (VIDEO)

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For Pennsylvania and Michigan, Democrats got more votes than Republicans, yet because of redistricting, Republicans took more than twice as many seats.

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Republican Committeeman Posts Explicit Stick-Figure Drawing Of Gay Legislator On Facebook

Photo Credit: Mike Fleck

The GOP is now using the campaign tactics of a 5-year-old.

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Watch: Insane Racist School Board President Sells ‘Slave Reparations Insurance’ To White People!

Photo of Brad Rigler: Screen Grab/YouTube.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh_5ArkBWhA0GqQvsmgyG6w

What happens when Brad Rigler, a Board of Education president, prank-calls white people with a ‘slave reparations insurance’ scam? Nothing.

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‘Porn Culture’ In Misogynistic GOP Governor’s Administration, And We’re Surprised, Why?

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Now that Pennsylvania voters have gotten an inside glimpse at what republican culture really looks like, let’s hope they rise up in droves to shut this whole thing down in November.

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