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In the News... Kansas abortion law bans common 'dismemberment' procedure

Kansas has become the first state in the United States of America to enact an abortion law that bans a common second-trimester procedure that abortion opponents call “dismemberment abortion.” 116 more words

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Two Sentences Reduced in Belleville Courthouse Drug Scandal

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A former Metro-East probation officer who pleaded guilty to selling cocaine to a judge will get to leave federal prison early. 124 more words

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Animal and Pet News: FBI Establishes ‘Animal Abuse’ Law That God Commanded Centuries Ago

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced that animal abuse will be prosecuted as a “crime against society” and the agency will collect data on animal cruelty crimes through its National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). 560 more words

Animals

Gay marriage to get big test

The U.S. Supreme Court is going to decide soon whether Americans have a constitutional right to marry someone of the same sex.

My guess is that if the conservative court majority is as “strict constructionist” as its members claim to be, the issue could be a slam dunk. 152 more words

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-New York judge grants research chimpanzees writs of habeas corpus

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Prolonged stops waiting for K9 dogs may violate the 4th amendment

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Lynch finally confirmed as AG

The vote was 56-43.

The only reason the full U.S. Senate didn’t vote on this key appointment was that Republican Ted Cruz of Texas didn’t cast a vote. 260 more words

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EMA Issues New Guidelines to Prevent Medication Errors

On April 14, 2015 the European Medicines Agency (“EMA”) released two drafts of good practice guides aimed at improving the reporting, evaluation and prevention of medication errors. 253 more words

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