OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A woman can be sent to jail for refusing to testify against the man she has accused of sexual assault, the Nebraska Supreme Court said Friday, although it suggested that might not be the best way to address her reluctance to take...
Given the way Leveson was set up so quickly to examine the relationship between media and the state, surely we need something bigger, and independant, to look at the relationship between the Catholic hierarchy, priests and young boys?
Heart Attack Grill owner Joe Basso says he gives diners exactly what they want: a brush with death. Customers at his restaurant are "risk-takers," he says. With one of his burgers weighing in at 10,000 calories, though, questions need to be asked about the morality of his marketing.
The author and writer Will Self clashed with Conservative MP Louise Mensch on the issue of race and religion. It is fascinating to listen to what Will Self actually says, and then how Louise Mensch misrepresents him; she shows a contempt for the viewer, believing that we are unable to follow an articulate and nuanced point of view.
Cardinal Brady made the boy swear an oath that he would never tell anyone about his abuse except another priest. How can anyone argue that that is consistent with good practice? In fact, do you know what? Article 17 (1) (d) of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 makes it a crime to administer an oath to anyone that prevents that person reporting a crime. That was the law then, and it’s the law still. Forcing anyone to take such an oath is a crime punishable by a prison sentence of up to two years.