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When Martha Stewart left prison in 2004 after serving a five-month sentence for conspiracy and obstruction of justice, she issued an emotional plea on behalf of the women she did her time with, many of whom were locked up for non-violent drug offenses. “I beseech you all to think about these women,” Stewart said in a statement (PDF). “They would be much better served in a true rehabilitation center than in prison where there is no real help, no real programs to rehabilitate, no programs to educate, no way to be prepared for life out there.”
Stewart recognized that many women with drug convictions were themselves victims of lives crippled by poverty and hardship and that a little assistance from the state would be much more beneficial to them than a heavy dose of punishment.
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Victim Robert Cameron Redus was valedictorian of his high school and described as “the nicest guy.” Authorities say they don’t know why he was shot.
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Even in 2013, the anti-vaccination movement continues to leave the door open to outbreaks of diseases that have been all but eradicated by modern medicine. These diseases include measles, polio, whooping cough, and more.
In Pakistan, polio remains an epidemic because the Taliban has banned aid workers from vaccinating children. They say they fear that vaccination efforts are simply a ruse meant to disguise espionage. Health workers attempting to distribute vaccines there have been attacked and killed. A total of 101 polio cases have been reported in the country as of mid-November, and another 240,000 children have not been vaccinated.
There is no ‘American’ case FOR torture, that is absurd. I cannot speak for others, but intellectual and rational thought generally gets tossed overboard when religion and politics mix, in my opinion. That is why I cannot accept ‘Islamic’ ‘Christian’ or any religion used in the same sentence with ‘government’. Others may disagree, and that’s OK. Rationality flew out the window the day that the World Trade Center fell in NYC on 9/11.
Even the most peace-loving person could not understand why that happened and the wells of anger bubble up from the pits where hate resides and calls out for retribution. The rational mind knows well that retribution only begets more retribution, but caution and sense are ripped from the mind when faced with the deaths of so many…deaths that have caused more pain and suffering to the places where the perpetrators came from; the ‘cause’ of political Islam is now forever linked with killing and deaths of non-combatants.
I agree that ‘Gitmo’ needs to be closed and is a stain on America and our values. Those who remain there should be tried for whatever crimes they committed or set free, that is what our country should stand for. America should leave the Islamic countries to their own paths and be a beacon of hope and liberty to those peoples who kill because of religion, who maim their own because of sexuality; instead, we should be showing the world that freedom of religion, freedom of speech, of the press, of expression, of assembly - that these are ideals to be desired and sought, and human rights are deserved for one and all.