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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
States Abolishing Death Penalty at Record Pace

The days of putting convicted criminals to death in the United States could be on the wane. Six states have gotten rid of capital punishment in the last six years, while more could be on the way. Most recently, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley last week signed a law abolishing the death penalty in the state, while Delaware’s House of Representatives considered but put aside for now a bill that would do the same after it was passed by the state …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
It’s ‘Guilty Until Proven Innocent’ for the Falsely Accused

In the frenzy to pursue the suspects in the bombing at the Boston Marathon, a number of innocent people were publicly scrutinized and falsely accused in both traditional and social media. Initially news sources reported that a Saudi man who had been injured in the blasts was a suspect — and in fact police did search the man’s apartment, with his consent. There were numerous other reports across a variety of news platforms that suspects had been identified and/or arrested, …

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