Child Handcuffed, Arrested and Thrown in Jail for Missing Too Many Days of School

Child Handcuffed, Arrested and Thrown in Jail for Missing Too Many Days of School By Jack Burns Muskogee County residents, whose school-aged children accrue four absences over a four-week period of time, get a ticket from police and have to see a judge. The citation, if not signed, also leads to the detainment and potential arrest of their children. In police accountability circles, the truancy to incarceration system is known as the “school to prison pipeline.” One mother, whose son was arrested, placed in handcuffs, and taken to the same…

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Not Just Catholics—Jehovah’s Witnesses Ordered to Pay $35 Million for Covering Up Child Sexual Abuse

Not Just Catholics—Jehovah’s Witnesses Ordered to Pay $35 Million for Covering Up Child Sexual Abuse By Jack Burns The ultra secretive church, the Jehovah’s Witnesses, have been ordered by a jury to pay $35 million dollars to the survivors of child sexual abuse. The church (better recognized in communities as the ones who always seem to knock on your doors) peddles the writings of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York. The jury determined the organization ordered Montana church leaders not to report child sexual abuse one of its…

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Good Samaritan Facing Possible Charges for Saving Animals During Hurricane Without a Permit

Good Samaritan Facing Possible Charges for Saving Animals During Hurricane Without a Permit By Jack Burns Wayne County, NC — Tammie Hedges, an animal rights activist, attempted to be proactive and protect animals as Hurricane Florence enveloped the NC coast and her home town. She and her group of friends began rescuing animals they found in danger of dying by the rising flood waters. Each animal’s exact location was documented so the owners could be informed following the floods caused by Florence. All the animals were then transported to a…

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Police Dept. Ties Annual Record for Shooting People—Dozens Shot in Only 6 Months

Police Dept. Ties Annual Record for Shooting People—Dozens Shot in Only 6 Months By Jack Burns The Phoenix Police Department set a new record last month and—it was not for the cutest lip sync challenge. PPD officers have shot 31 citizens this year, tying the record set for shootings in one year, and it is only August! The officer-involved shooting record will undoubtedly be broken, and soon, if the law of averages holds true. Phoenix city leaders are concerned, even commissioning a new study to investigate why the number of…

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Bad Apple? Multiple Cops Arrested in Massive Conspiracy, Stealing Tens of Thousands from Taxpayers

Bad Apple? Multiple Cops Arrested in Massive Conspiracy, Stealing Tens of Thousands from Taxpayers By Jack Burns Going far beyond simply cheating on their time cards, three Massachusetts State Troopers have been arrested and charged with embezzlement. According to the allegations brought against the troopers, they stole tens of thousands of dollars when they billed the state for overtime they either did not work or time they stole when they clocked out early. The officers are Paul Cesan, Gary Herman, and David Wilson. In 2016, Cesan is believed to have…

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Conspiracy Theory Proven Fact as Cops Remove Senator from Walmart Converted into Detention Center

Conspiracy Theory Proven Fact as Cops Remove Senator from Walmart Converted into Detention Center By Jack Burns In 2015, Snopes attempted to fact-check “rumors” that “began to swirl in April 2015 when several Walmart stores around the U.S. were abruptly closed due what Walmart claimed were “plumbing problems.“ Walmarts in Pico Rivera, CA, Livingston, TX, Midland, TX, Brandon, FL, and Tulsa, OK, all suddenly closed their doors, with Walmart corporate announcing that some of those outlets would be shuttered for six months or more. We now know, even though Snopes…

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Citizens Fight Back as City Fines and Arrests Them for Cracked Driveways, Improperly Stacked Firewood

Citizens Fight Back as City Fines and Arrests Them for Cracked Driveways, Improperly Stacked Firewood By Jack Burns Doraville, GA – A city has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit from residents who claim that they have received tickets and have even been threatened with arrest and sentenced to court-ordered probation for the crime of having a cracked driveway, chipped paint on their houses, and overgrown vegetation or improperly stacked firewood in their yards. Hilda Brucker, a 25-year-resident of Doraville, said she was placed on criminal probation for “Rotted wood…

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Precedent Set: State Supreme Court Rules Police Can’t Arrest Students for Using Medical Marijuana on Campus

Precedent Set: State Supreme Court Rules Police Can’t Arrest Students for Using Medical Marijuana on Campus By Jack Burns The Arizona State Supreme Court ruled this week that college students who are medical marijuana users will no longer have to live in fear of being arrested and labeled as felony drug users if they are caught on campus with their medicine. The ruling also has national implications in states where cannabis is legal for medicinal use but possession on campus is not. The fight for justice in Arizona was led by…

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