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Daily Archives: September 14th, 2012

Washington lawmakers should act to abolish executions in the 2013 legislative session

Excerpt: A few months ago, as spring reached its apex, Connecticut’s Governor, Dannel Malloy, a Democrat, signed a bill outlawing capital punishment. “Connecticut joins sixteen other states and the rest of the industrialized world by taking this action,” he noted as he signed the bill into law. The signs are obvious for anyone who looks. Capital […]
Written by:Martin Chaney
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics
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Fallout from anonymously-produced video mocking Islam continues all over Middle East

Excerpt: Less than one hundred hours after the eleven year anniversary of September 11th, Islamic fundamentalists have seized upon an anonymously-produced video that mocks Islam to fan the flames of anti-American sentiment all across the Middle East… in Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Lebanon, and other countries. The U.S. Department of State on Thursday issued travel warnings […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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