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John ‘Jack’ Willke, a father of antiabortion movement, dies at 89

John C. Willke, an Ohio physician who helped lead the movement to outlaw abortion in the United States, supplying fellow advocates with arguments that included a widely rebuked claim about a rape victim’s ability to conceive, died Feb. 20 in Cincinnati. He was 89.Read full article >>

Your favorite childhood cartoons become 100% more gangsta when they're voiced by Ice T.

3 days agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

O.G.I. Joe Ice-T has always been big on subverting our expectations. Nobody saw it coming when the gangsta rapper who recorded "Cop Killer" started playing a detective on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. So it should come as no surprise...Show More Summary

Bradley Cooper Goes From Sexiest Man To Elephant Man On Broadway

Bradley Cooper will be the first to dismiss the notion that he’s sexy. Having made one-off appearances in series like Sex and the City and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, as well as being part of the comedic ensemble of David Wain’s...Show More Summary

Mother calls 911 for help with mentally ill son, police shoot and kill him. He had a red broom.

Police in the United States continue to shoot and kill mentally ill people with reckless abandon. The latest victim, 25-year-old Lavall Hall of Miami, had only been released from a mental hospital for a week. His mother, struggling to...Show More Summary

A More Realistic Version of the Law & Order: SVU Episode “Intimidation Game”

Categories: Feminism The long-running TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is known for ripping stories from the headlines (which then are said to not resemble any person in fiction or... (Read more...)

Iraqi Envoy to UN: ISIS May Be Harvesting Organs of Victims

Iraqi ambassador to the United Nations accused the Islamic State of harvesting organs. Um, eew? #Iraq accuses #IslamicState of harvesting organs via @timesofisrael — Sarah Tuttle-Singer (@TuttleSinger) February 18, 2015 The Express reported: Dozens of bodies have been discovered … Continue reading ?

ISIS Uses Organ Harvesting to Finance Itself, Bodies in Graves Found With Missing Kidneys

ISIS may be harvesting organs from its victims. From the CBSNews story: Iraq’s ambassador to the United Nations asked the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to look at allegations that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is using organ harvesting as a way to finance its operations. Ambassador Mohamed Alhakim told reporters that […]

‘Words are not enough’: Child abuse victims urge Pope Francis to take action against pedophile priests

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Victims of sexually abusive priests from across the Americas joined forces Monday to urge Pope Francis to allow civilian justice to punish pedophiles and those who covered up their crimes. From the United States to Argentina, Chile, Mexico and other nations, victims issued a letter made public in...

As Study Finds 4,000 Lynchings in Jim Crow South, Will U.S. Address Legacy of Racial Terrorism?

A new report has uncovered shocking details about the history of lynchings in the United States and their legacy today. After five years of exhaustive research and interviews with local historians and descendants of lynching victims,...Show More Summary

Mental Health Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence

More than 1 in 3 women in the United States have been victims of intimate partner violence (IPV), including physical assault, rape, or stalking, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Although heterosexual males remain the largest class of offenders, there is growing recognition of the impact of IPV committed by heterosexual […]

Law & Order airs episode dedicated to harassment of women in gaming

Last night, US TV series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit aired an episode based around the harassment of women in gaming. The fictional storyline saw developer Rayna Punjabi become the focus of a misogynistic hate campaign as she prepared to launch her new role-playing game, "Amazonian Warriors". Show More Summary

What fuels Law & Order: SVU, TV’s longest running prime-time drama?

In a slick opening sequence on a recent Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, an underage girl changes in a limousine and carefully puts on lipstick. Given the thumping, ominous music we know where this is going: she is later found sexually assaulted and left in a suitcase in a back alley. It’s another day [...]Show More Summary

Jose Mourinho wants to know why Chelsea are being victimized

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Jose Mourinho wants to know why Chelsea are, in his opinion, treated differently when it comes to disciplinary matters after highlighting an elbow incident involving Manchester United striker Robin van Persie. The Blues boss has questioned the consistency of the … Continue reading ?

Breaking TV News: NBC Renews THE BLACKLIST, CHICAGO FIRE, CHICAGO P.D., LAW & ORDER: SVU and GRIMM for 2015-16 Season

Press Release: NBC has announced it’s renewing dramas “The Blacklist” (season 3), “Chicago Fire” (season 4), “Chicago P.D.” (season 3), “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (season 17) and “Grimm” (season 5) for the 2015-16 season. For the 2014-15 season to date, NBC ranks #1 among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and all […]

NBC Renews The Blacklist, Chicago Fire, SVU and More

NBC has announced early renewals for dramas The Blacklist, Chicago Fire,Chicago P.D., Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Grimm. The SVU pickup -- for the procedural's 17th season -- in particular is a departure from recent seasons, during which the show's fate came down to the wire. Show More Summary

'The Blacklist', 'Chicago Fire', 'Chicago P.D.', 'Grimm' & 'Law & Order: SVU' Renewed by NBC

NBC has announced it’s renewing dramas “The Blacklist” (season 3), “Chicago Fire” (season 4), “Chicago P.D.” (season 3), “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (season 17) and “Grimm” (season 5) for the 2015-16 season.

Victim Bites Off Attacker’s Tongue During Sexual Assault, Gives It To Police As Evidence

Adele Barber, a 28-year-old from the United Kingdom, was sexually assaulted in an alleyway by a complete stranger. As the man thrust his tongue into the victim’s mouth, she fought back and ensured she had DNA evidence to put the attacker behind bars in the process. Show More Summary

‘There are murderers among us’: Anti-abortion Texas pastor shames rape victims as worse than Hitler

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Megachurch Pastor Matt Chandler told his congregation recently that some of them were murderers, and that the United States had made Adolf Hitler “look angelic” due to legalized abortion. “I need to tell everyone in this room that abortion is murder,” Chandler said at the...

Manchester United Will Not Sign Aymeric Laporte This Window

The convoluted world of the biannual soccer transfer window doesn't get any clearer, and now, poor David Moyes is the latest victim of a confused system that proves that in football, nothing is ever as simple as perhaps it should be. From the moment Moyes arrived at Real Sociedad, he was under no illusion that he would have to strengthen his squad. Show More Summary

Zap2it First: Rollins returns to 'Law & Order: SVU,' but all isn't well

Following the events of "Forgiving Rollins," Amanda (Kelli Giddish) took some time off from the Special Victims Unit. She returns to "Law & Order: SVU" on Wednesday (Feb. 4) and looks to be OK -- but looks aren't always reliable.In Zap2it's...Show More Summary

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