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Posted 10 months ago in Crime Your Personal Rights by Betsy Kim  
Do You Support Physician-Assisted Suicide? [Poll]

A Kentucky man, Ernest Chris Chumbley, faces murder charges, after shooting his wife who suffered from breast cancer. He claims she requested to be killed to end her constant pain. A jury must still decide this case. Chumbley did not obtain the help of a physician, but his case touches upon the arguments in death with dignity laws. Physician-assisted suicide generally means, upon a patient’s request, a doctor provides a terminally-ill patient with a lethal dose of medication, which the …

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Posted 11 months ago in Crime Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Ky. Man Claims Fatally Shooting Wife Was Mercy Killing

A Kentucky man is facing murder charges after he shot his wife at what he claims was her request to relieve her of constant pain caused by breast cancer. Ernest Chris Chumbley called 911 last month and told the operator, “Yes, I’ve shot my wife.” Virginia Chumbley was 44 when she met her death at her husband’s hand. “She told me to end the pain, stop the pain,” Chumbley said in a television interview. “Did I want to do it? …

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YouTube Confessor to Fatal DUI to Change Not Guilty Plea

A 22-year-old Ohio man admitted via online video that he killed another man in a drunk driving accident. And next week, he’ll admit as much to a judge. Matt Cordle’s stunning confession was delivered through a professionally produced video posted on a website called “because I said I would,” which claims to be “dedicated to bettering humanity through the power of a promise.” The video initially portrays Cordle with a blurred face and altered voice, but by the end, Cordle …

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Posted 11 months ago in Bankruptcy Crime Immigration by Josh Crank  
Real House Husband in Real Danger of Deportation

“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” stars Teresa and Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice face up to 50 years behind bars if they’re convicted on the 39 criminal counts leveled against them. But to make matters worse, Joe will likely be permanently banished from the United States if he’s convicted on even a single count. That’s because Joe, unlike Teresa and the couple’s four young daughters, is not an American citizen. Born in Italy, Joe was brought to the U.S. by his …

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Posted 11 months ago in Crime Government Marijuana by Betsy Kim  
Your Views on U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag [Poll]

U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California Melinda Haag is known for aggressively closing medical marijuana dispensaries, seizing property under forfeiture laws. California law allows medical patients and their designated primary caregivers to legally possess and grow marijuana. (But they cannot sell or distribute it.) Marijuana is still considered an illegal substance under federal law. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is reforming drug laws, reducing sentences of low level drug offenders. He also says the federal government will not …

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