Daily Archive: October 17, 2011

Topeka Decriminalizes Domestic Violence to Save Money

In an attempt to avoid an economic crisis, Topeka (Kansas) has taken domestic abuse cases off the law books. On Tuesday night, the city council repealed the local law that defines domestic violence as a crime, turning responsibility for such cases over to the state which, incidentally, has already stopped prosecuting domestic violence cases, citing …

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American Theocracy Undermines Democracy

If all the attention being paid to the fact that Mitt Romney is a Mormon reveals anything, it is religion has an embarrassingly excessive influence in American politics. At first, it was amusing – Republicans arguing with each other about whether or not Mitt Romney, as a Mormon, is a Christian. It’s like watching a …

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