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-Lurid Crime Tales-
States Can Prosecute Illegal Aliens For Identity Theft, SCOTUS Rules
[Daily Caller] The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that state governments can prosecute illegal aliens of identity theft, including aliens who use false Social Security numbers to unlawfully gain employment.

In a tight 5-4 decision, a majority of justices on the nation’s highest court ruled that there is nothing in federal immigration law that forbids state prosecutors from going after undocumented aliens who used false or stolen identification.

The case revolved around interpretation of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), which makes it a federal crime to lie on employment authorization forms.

While liberal justices on the Supreme Court argued that immigration-related employment fraud is a federal matter, conservatives found that aliens can also be subject to criminal prosecution by states if they use someone else’s information.

"Although IRCA expressly regulates the use of I‐9’s and documents appended to that form, no provision of IRCA directly addresses the use of other documents, such as federal and state tax-withholding forms, that an employee may complete upon beginning a new job," wrote Justice Samuel Alito on behalf of the court’s majority.
Posted by: Frank G || 03/04/2020 11:42 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6486 views] Top|| File under:

#1  FINALLY!!! If you steal someone's social for your own illegal use, you have committed identity theft. Prosecute them, then toss them back over the border.
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/04/2020 12:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Wait a minute. Does this mean that if the case had gone the other way, I - a US citizen - could be prosecuted, but an illegal alien could not be prosecuted?
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 03/04/2020 13:47 Comments || Top||

#3  What’s the over/under on masses of illegal aliens moving to sanctuary states? What’s the under/over on ICE happily concentrating their efforts in the new, fish barrel situation while the non-sanctuary states sweep up the crumbs left behind?

It’s shocking how many interesting second order effects flow from that stupid Trump’s actions.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/04/2020 14:35 Comments || Top||

#4  masses of illegal aliens moving to sanctuary states

Little different than nationalist ghettos in any metro population cluster, I suppose. Resentful, even hostile to outsiders and easily evolved into 'no go' zones.

Prob not 'easy fish barrels'.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 15:13 Comments || Top||

American Airlines plane makes emergency landing after a man is 'fought to the ground' by passengers when he tried to open the door mid-flight
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 09:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6519 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Good way to get your ass kicked these days.
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/04/2020 11:10 Comments || Top||

#2  I really doubt anyone would dare do something like this on my once every 3 weeks Houston to Midland flight. Starting something on a plane full of roughnecks is asking for more than a ass wupping.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 03/04/2020 12:43 Comments || Top||

#3  I wonder about the motivation. The photos show a gentleman with a fashionable, neatly trimmed beard, but what looks like an interesting tattoo on his belly. Perhaps if the tattoo could be read or if the gentleman’s name were to be revealed, we’d have a better idea whether this was a panic attack or Sudden Jihad Syndrome.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/04/2020 15:07 Comments || Top||

#4  or AntiFa/Nazi activist.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 15:14 Comments || Top||

#5  The tattoo reads "If You Can Read This You're Too Damn Close".

It would be quite a struggle to open an airliner's door against pressurization at 30,000 feet. That's why the doors are designed the way they are.
Posted by: Canuckistan sniper || 03/04/2020 15:26 Comments || Top||

#6  Dude in ballcap looks like he is choking him out via solar plexus.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/04/2020 15:44 Comments || Top||

California dipshit teen threatened to ‘start a massacre’ at his former high school: cops
[NYPOST] A Caliphornia, an impregnable bastion of the Democratic Party, teen threatened to a "take a gun and start a massacre" at his former high school, police said.

Devin Harper, 18, was arrested after a woman told police late Friday that her son had spotted an alarming post on social media, Montebello police said in a statement.

"A male subject posted on Instagram that he was going to take a gun and start a massacre at Montebello High School on Monday," the statement read. "The reporting party then showed the officers the Instagram post, which they were able to see and confirm the threats."

Cops later located Harper, who denied posting the threat. He then told officers that he was unable to access his Instagram profile, police said.

Harper, who previously attended the 3,400-student public school east of Los Angeles, was expelled from Montebello High School two years ago for making similar statements. He was taken into custody on a charge of making a criminal threat, police said.

There are no additional credible threats to the high school, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department tweeted Monday.

The agency’s East Los Angeles station is coordinating with surrounding departments to "boost patrol" near the school, sheriff officials said.

Posted by: Fred || 03/04/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under:

Public School’s Gender-Neutral Bathroom Closed After Student Arrest for Sexual Assault
[BREITBART] An 18-year-old Wisconsin high school student was arrested Thursday for fourth-degree sexual assault, child enticement, and exposing his genitals to a child in the school’s gender-neutral bathroom.

According to WSAW-TV, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office said Austin Sauer of Rhinelander High School in Wisconsin was arrested, but has not been charged. The sex of the child was not reported.

State statute defines fourth-degree sexual assault as "sexual contact with a person without the consent of that person."

WAOW News reported Sunday that Sauer was released on a $1,500 signature bond.

Captain Terri Hook said the school’s gender-neutral bathroom has been closed and an investigation is underway. Hook added the school did not send a message to parents since the alleged incident was isolated and Sauer had been removed from the school.

Posted by: Fred || 03/04/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6518 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Captain Terri Hook said the school’s gender-neutral bathroom has been closed and an investigation is underway.

Captain Hook?!

So today's Captain Hook is a good guy gal, and his enemy is a funny boy who refuses to grow up a pair, and terrorizes little Tinkerbells a-tinkling?

Sheesh. I'm so out of it... guess I need a course in remedial children's fiction.
Posted by: Lex || 03/04/2020 0:19 Comments || Top||

#2  From the "who could have predicted it?" files.

Hook added the school did not send a message to parents since the alleged incident was isolated and Sauer had been removed from the school.

What horseshit.

Posted by: charger || 03/04/2020 0:22 Comments || Top||

#3  arrested, but has not been charged

Is the sheriff up for re-election?
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 1:04 Comments || Top||

#4  This turns up on Hook.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 03/04/2020 7:20 Comments || Top||

#5  Bunch of people running around there who can't keep their hands to themselves.

Maybe we should cut those hands off.
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/04/2020 8:56 Comments || Top||

#6  Why weirdos can't have nice gross things
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/04/2020 10:57 Comments || Top||

-Short Attention Span Theater-
Thai workers are caught ironing hundreds of USED face masks so they can resell them to people trying to avoid killer coronavirus
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 09:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6479 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I’ve read that one reason children are not falling ill with this thing, while the elderly are disproportionately showing up in the statistics is that it is temperature sensitive, so the fact that children tend to have a higher body temperature and are much more likely to run a fever is aiding their ability to resist it. If so, wouldn’t washing and ironing the masks be likely to kill residual virus particles? Something to look into, anyway, while prosecuting them for the fraud of selling used as new.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/04/2020 15:16 Comments || Top||

#2  That might be a good question for a doctor. Nowadays we treat fever rather than let it happen...
Posted by: Thing From Snowy Mountain || 03/04/2020 17:18 Comments || Top||

Ethiopian tribeswomen proudly display the lip plates they begin inserting into their mouths from the age of 12 to increase the size of dowry their fathers receive when they marry
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6481 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Daily Mail - revisiting 1950's National Geographic 'cause no British bimbos took their clothes off today.
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/04/2020 10:26 Comments || Top||

#2  I used to think this a rather strange custom.

But western chic is cutting off the genitals, injecting plastic into the chest cavity, taking enough hormones the ASPCA would throw a fit about if put into animals, and insist this is a fine thing to do to prepubescent children.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/04/2020 10:49 Comments || Top||

#3  Oh damn - not only a lip plate, but they remove their bottom teeth.

This lady looks like
she has an ashtray in her mouth.
Posted by: mossomo || 03/04/2020 11:27 Comments || Top||

#4  Opps, wrong linky - here

Posted by: mossomo || 03/04/2020 11:29 Comments || Top||

#5  Don't take my picture until I get my makeup lip plate on!
Posted by: gorb || 03/04/2020 11:34 Comments || Top||

#6  Gives new meaning to them flapping their gums.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 12:49 Comments || Top||

#7  From thr article:

No one knows why lip plates were first used. One theory goes that it was meant to discourage slavers from taking the women.

In other words, a quiet defense by one native tribe against Muslim slave hunters. Given the current situation, the girls might want to hold off on giving up the custom.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/04/2020 15:20 Comments || Top||

Steven Spielberg’s porn-actress daughter ‘heartbroken’ after domestic violence arrest
[PAGESIX] Steven Spielberg’s porn-actress daughter says she feels "betrayed" and "heartbroken" at getting arrested for domestic violence ‐ insisting she was the one who called for help, according to a report.

Mikaela Spielberg, 23, spent 11 hours in jug in Nashville, Tenn., Saturday after being arrested for a fight with her 47-year-old pro-darts-player fiancé, Chuck Pankow, court records show.

She was eventually freed on a $1,000 bond and given a court date for next Monday after being charged with misdemeanor domestic violence.

But Spielberg ‐ who recently revealed her new career in porn ‐ told the Sun that she should never have been arrested, blaming a miscommunication with officers.

"I am personally very heartbroken and I feel betrayed because I called for medical assistance," she told the UK paper in a statement.

Pankow told the paper that "no one is hurt" and he had not wanted the case pursued.
Posted by: Fred || 03/04/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6507 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ??? Adopted?
Posted by: Lex || 03/04/2020 0:15 Comments || Top||

#2  Nature vs. Nurture reveals itself again.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 1:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Bad enough seeing that from the neck up.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/04/2020 10:58 Comments || Top||

#4  Could be worse.
She could have lip plates.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 15:18 Comments || Top||

#5  pro-darts-player

Guess I never knew there was such a profession. I used to know guys who would hustle drinks doing that, but never one who made it a 'life's calling'.

Well, you learn something every day.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/04/2020 15:49 Comments || Top||

#6  #4. How awful. I'm reminded of a cartoon in a skin magazine back in the 70s, two women with lip plates, one saying to the other "What the hell's a bl*wj*b?"
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/04/2020 17:13 Comments || Top||

#7  Maybe a different kind of darts? South Sea Islander style?
Posted by: Lex || 03/04/2020 17:38 Comments || Top||

#8  Oh, darts is big. The big tournys even make the American mouse sports channel and it is sick how good they are.

My experience was purely social, have some fun, win some drinks, I thought I was impressing the girls (yeah dang young).

However - a game of darts also ranks in my top five most competitive matches. Warning - any young bucks reading further must understand this game was played at a residence in a party setting and we brought sleeping blankets.

Three of us. Cricket. Winner was who had best combined three game score. If you threw a round and did not hit at least one of the targets, you took a half shot of whiskey (target could be closed, just needs to be hit). Furthermore, if you miss the board completely with a throw, you garner a half shot of whiskey.

Here's the twist! It was one of those electronic plastic tip boards. If you know, you know that sometimes the darts don't stick and if the machine does not register a hit...well chuck, you just missed the board. We were like cathedral masons checking the tips of those darts before throws. And by game 3, if the first two throws were misses we were aiming for our personal easiest to hit target instead of trying to close tougher choices.

We each had a heel. Mine was I learned on a metal and cork and some of my shots, 16s and especially triple 16s, flair or arc. Again, those of you who know, know, that is not a good quality for the electronic plastic as a glancing blow does not stick as well and the energy necessary to trigger the score is not there. Not sure how many times I called bullshit to no avail though to cool my burning throat.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/04/2020 21:19 Comments || Top||

-Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Alarming video shows man, 25, wearing medical mask passed out in the middle of the sidewalk in New York during the coronavirus outbreak
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 09:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6489 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Looks like pallywood to me.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/04/2020 10:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Looks like what I would expect from NYC.
Guess the idle standabouts are inured by drunks and drug users.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 15:17 Comments || Top||

#3  According to the article, the Flushing section of Queens has a large Chinese population...
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/04/2020 15:32 Comments || Top||

#4  Right tidy emergency medical collapse pose; like the 'die in' posers.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/04/2020 15:47 Comments || Top||

Coronavirus IS a pandemic, Germany says after 22% spike in cases overnight as Poland records becomes latest country to record a case and Iraq confirms first death
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 09:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6489 views] Top|| File under:

TWO strains of the killer coronavirus are spreading around the world – and 70% of infected patients have caught the more aggressive and contagious type, study claims
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Researchers from Beijing and Shanghai studied 103 samples of the coronavirus

  • They found two strains of it, named them L and S and found L was most common

  • L is also the most aggressive, but it has become less common since early January

  • A virus which is too aggressive may burn itself out by landing patients in hospital

  • More than 94,000 people have now caught the coronavirus, 3,200 have died and 50,000 have recovered
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 09:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6489 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I wonder if exposure to the less lethal variety lends immunity to the more lethal.
Posted by: gorb || 03/04/2020 11:19 Comments || Top||

#2  ERB, Gorb's got an experiment for you!
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 12:45 Comments || Top||

#3  I wonder if exposure to the less lethal variety lends immunity to the more lethal.

If the numbers from China are qualitatively accurate that would be an explanation:

A less aggressive but highly contagious strain is creating herd immunity against all strains of SARS-COV-2.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 03/04/2020 14:30 Comments || Top||

#4  To predict an epidemic, evolution can't be ignored
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 14:49 Comments || Top||

#5  I suspected this was going on in Wuhan, where the severity seems worse. Maybe the more aggressive strain is in Iran, also?
Posted by: KBK || 03/04/2020 15:32 Comments || Top||

#6  Isn't that how vaccines are made, make a less aggressive version so the body can fight it off and survive, and thus have anti-bodies useful against the more aggressive versions of the same thing?

If you were cooking this thing in a bio lab you would probably create a less aggressive version first thing so you could handle it a bit safer.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 03/04/2020 15:34 Comments || Top||

#7  UNICEF says that warm temperatures prevent the virus from living on surfaces. This may be part of the reason the new cases in China have dropped off.

The accelerating spread in SKOR, Italy and Iran is perhaps because people were exposed in cooler February weather and the symptoms are finally appearing.

Posted by: lord garth || 03/04/2020 18:08 Comments || Top||

NH's 1st Coronavirus Patient, Told to Stay Isolated, Went to Event Instead
[NBC Philadelphia] New Hampshire's first coronavirus patient, a hospital employee, went to an event tied to Dartmouth business school on Friday despite being told to stay isolated, officials say, and all others who went to the event are now being told to stay isolated.

State health officials said that the first coronavirus patient "attended an invitation-only private event on Friday" despite being told to stay isolated. That person has now been ordered to remain isolated and all others who came into "close contact" with them at the event were asked to stay isolated for 14 days.
She had travelled to Italy. Her status being announced on national media, she was well aware, so this is terminal stupidity or worse. Sue her pants off. She's made some real friends at Tuck, who now have to suspend their studies and their lives for 14 days. And I'm doubting that 14 days is actually long enough for this disease.
Posted by: KBK || 03/04/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6541 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Live free or die is a fine motto when the only person you are risking is yourself.

She was at OUR hospital. Luckily neither the wife nor I have been scheduled up there recently.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/04/2020 7:16 Comments || Top||

#2  ^ If anybody expires from COVID-19 transmitted by this unthinking selfish POS, she should be tried for manslaughter
Posted by: Frank G || 03/04/2020 9:04 Comments || Top||

#3  Zombies be here
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/04/2020 9:15 Comments || Top||

#4  If no one dies after exposure, can we call it the flu?
Posted by: mossomo || 03/04/2020 11:12 Comments || Top||

#5  There's some next-level stupid for you. Probably not qualified to work in a medical setting. Unless she's a neurologist, of course.
Posted by: gorb || 03/04/2020 11:27 Comments || Top||

#6  All I can think about is the ghost of my Mother saying "Wash your hands..."
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/04/2020 11:28 Comments || Top||

#7  There must be something worse than manslaughter that fits.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 03/04/2020 15:37 Comments || Top||

#8  [raised Kaci Hickox eyebrow]

And seriously, what was the deal with those things?
Posted by: Don Vito Crereng5853 || 03/04/2020 21:53 Comments || Top||

Coronavirus Roundup: #China to evacuate its citizens from Iran amid #coronavirus outbreak.

Posted by: Fred || 03/04/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6509 views] Top|| File under:

#2  Says something when China thinks a country is too dangerous...
Posted by: Mercutio || 03/04/2020 10:27 Comments || Top||

-War on Police-
Man convicted of killing 3 police officers says co-defendant set for execution is '100% innocent'
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 17:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6494 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Uh huh. Bye
Posted by: Frank G || 03/04/2020 20:27 Comments || Top||

Silver Linings Playbook: 119 People Quarantined In A Brothel In Spain
[ZeroHedge] Of all the places to be quarantined, a brothel in Valencia, Spain, might not be the worst. You've got booze, you've likely got a small buffet of fried foods and you've got entertainment.

But in all seriousness, that was exactly the case a day ago when authorities found that a woman working at the "La Selva Negra" brothel had tested positive for coronavirus. The findings forced authorities to quarantine the premises and the 86 customers that were inside.
"Wash your hands...and junk"
In addition to the customers, the club's owners, waitresses, security and cleaning crew were also quarantined. When added to the total of 86 customers, it makes 119 people under quarantine. They have been asked to "keep calm" and to just "live a normal life" inside the premises.

That may be easier for some of the patrons than they'd like to admit.

And for all those guys who told their wives they were going to a wine tasting with their buddies and instead went to the brothel, the news may be worse than coronavirus - you're officially busted.
Posted by: 3dc || 03/04/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6502 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A "normal Joe" would have spent his paycheck in the hours leading up to the quarantine, and is now stuck in a brothel for 2 weeks with no money. That is harsh!
Posted by: Beau || 03/04/2020 1:07 Comments || Top||

#2  Whaere are you honey?
I am in quarantine
But where in quarantine?
Posted by: JFM || 03/04/2020 2:29 Comments || Top||

#3  #2 - LOL!
Posted by: Frank G || 03/04/2020 4:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Um, 86 customers and 33 staff? That's a horrible ratio.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 03/04/2020 5:46 Comments || Top||

#5  ^Voice of experience? 🤣
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/04/2020 5:49 Comments || Top||

#6  Somewhere Bill Clinton is regretting cancelling his trip to Valencia.
Posted by: Woodrow || 03/04/2020 7:16 Comments || Top||

#7  ...and so they will stay for sixteen days and nights, 'til the little neighbor boy gets there (Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest)
Posted by: Vespasian Graimble1740 || 03/04/2020 7:32 Comments || Top||

#8  Nah, grom, just common sense.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 03/04/2020 8:43 Comments || Top||

#9  Perfect crowd to sell timeshares to.
No Escape, and they are already renting timeshares...
Posted by: flash91 || 03/04/2020 10:39 Comments || Top||

Posted by: 3dc || 03/04/2020 11:31 Comments || Top||

A female patient with #coronavirus #COVID19 in #Karbala has reportedly fled the hospital
Posted by: Fred || 03/04/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6475 views] Top|| File under:

#1  She from Dartmouth?
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 12:47 Comments || Top||

Israel expands 'travelers quarantine' to France, Germany, Spain, and more
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/04/2020 12:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6498 views] Top|| File under:

Coronavirus facility opens at Rambam Hospital
Rambam said in a release that a new remote monitoring system will be used for the first time in Israel in this new department. The system was developed by the Israeli start-up Biobeat.

The Rambam Hospital in Haifa finished preparations ahead of the opening of a new coronavirus department on Tuesday. The facility will be on its own floor, isolated from the rest of the hospital.

Construction and logistic teams worked in the past week to cut an entire floor of the hospital in two: a hospitalization wing on one side and rooms for the team on the other side. The department will also have a separate ambulance entrance and elevator. Air from the rooms will be pumped through a filter before it exits the building.

The new department will be able to hold 30 patients, with two rooms that will be able to treat children and an additional room for patients who have been intubated due to acute respiratory failure.

A special coronavirus team was trained by Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, which opened its own coronavirus unit last month.

The department will be staffed by 30 nurses who all volunteered for the job, as well as doctors from a range of different departments. The team will be specialized for this department and until further notice will not work in any other department.

Patients will have phones and video equipment in their rooms in order to talk with family and medical professionals, with the aim of minimizing contact between patients and other people.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/04/2020 02:42 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6477 views] Top|| File under:

#1  thank you, ma'am.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 14:53 Comments || Top||

Leaked videos from Iran show COVID-19 almost out of control
maybe the word 'almost' should have been left out
[RedState] BBC Persian has obtained several videos recorded inside of a morgue in Qom, Iran, the holy city where the coronavirus is believed to have originated in the country. The Iranian government has reported 77 deaths from the coronavirus so far. But if all or most of the bodies currently inside the morgue are those of coronavirus victims, the real number is significantly higher.....

Further leaked video published in the series Tuesday by BBC Persian shows health workers in full Hazmat gear burying victims believed infected by Covid-19…

Among the new series of leaked videos includes footage that appears to show preparations for mass graves as the crisis rapidly worsens in the Islamic Republic.
Posted by: lord garth || 03/04/2020 09:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6500 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  I'll bet they regret not using the essential oil now.
Posted by: gorb || 03/04/2020 11:22 Comments || Top||

#2  They’re going to have to recycle the body bags.
Posted by: KBK || 03/04/2020 15:38 Comments || Top||

Iran frees 54K prisoners to prevent coronavirus from spreading
[NY Post] Iran has freed 54,000 prisoners amid fears that the deadly coronavirus could spread like wildfire in its crowded jails.
Uh huh...
An Iranian judiciary spokesman said Tuesday that the inmates were granted furlough ‐ meaning they are supposed to return at some point ‐ after testing negative for the virus, the BBC reported. The prisoners also had to post bail, the official said.
But no foreigners or political prisoners, I'm sure
The country says it has had more than 2,300 confirmed cases of the virus and 77 deaths. The judicial rep wouldn't say whether any of those who died were prisoners.

The development came as it was revealed that the country's head of emergency services has contracted the virus.

Of the 290 members of Iran's parliament, 23 also have been reported positive.

A top aide to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei died of the coronavirus Monday.
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#1  Law of unintended consequences in 5..4..3...
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 03/04/2020 1:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Sounds like New York.
Posted by: gorb || 03/04/2020 11:29 Comments || Top||

#3  wuWHO flu is a great name for this malady
Posted by: Boss Hitler9760 || 03/04/2020 16:50 Comments || Top||

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ICE slams New York's 'sanctuary city' status after a Guatemalan illegal immigrant was released by the NYPD despite charging him with raping a 13-year-old child
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/04/2020 09:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6501 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Time to start charging State officials with conspiracy to commit rape.
Posted by: Hupailing Grumble8310 || 03/04/2020 10:18 Comments || Top||

Future of abortion at stake in US Supreme Court case
Washington (AFP) ‐ The United States Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear what may be its most significant case in decades on the controversial subject of abortion.
Naaaw...it'll just go back to the States, as it should
At issue is a state law in Louisiana which requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

Groups in favor of abortion argue that the law would severely restrict access to the practice and lead to the closure of two of three remaining abortion clinics in the southern state.

The case, June Medical Services v Russo, will be the first on the emotive issue to come before the court since President Donald Trump appointed two conservative justices ‐ Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh ‐ to the nine-member bench.

Their appointments have galvanized anti-abortion activists in the country’s conservative "Bible Belt," and several states have passed tough laws restricting the practice. A ban in Alabama even covered cases of rape.

That and most of those other laws have been struck down by lower courts, but anti-abortion groups are hoping to put the issue before the Supreme Court and force it to revisit Roe v. Wade.

"The case is significant because the law that is being challenged is more or less identical to one that the court struck down in 2016," said Mary Ziegler, a law professor at Florida State University.

"Switching court membership? Is that enough to undo a case?" asked Ziegler, author of "Beyond Abortion: Roe v Wade and the Battle for Privacy."
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#1  A woman became sterile after her 17th abortion in 6 years. That means that had she not become sterile whe would have had about 50 abortions before menopause

I suspect she was engaging in the following game..

Woman gets pregant on purpose. Houmal changes made her more receptibvve (in heat, if we are not dimpomatic). It also makes her biiger breasts so her partner is more excoted. So they f.ck like rabbits. When she is about to reach the legal limit she has an abortion (in France it zeo euros). Rinse and repeat

BTW. When you don't want babies there condoms contraceptives and mobile phones alarms to remind you to take them so it is not about choice but about not wanting to care.
Posted by: JFM || 03/04/2020 5:58 Comments || Top||

#2  (Fixing typos)

Lsat year in France a woman became sterile after her 17th (seventeenth) abortion in 6 years. That means that had she not become sterile she would have had about 50 abortions before menopause

I suspect she was engaging in the following game:

Woman gets pregnant on purpose. Hormonal changes make her more receptivve (in heat, if we are not diplomatic). It also makes her breasts grow bigger so her partner is more excited. Then they f.ck like rabbits. When she is about to reach the legal limit she has an abortion at no cost since abortions are free in France. Rinse and repeat

BTW. When you don't want babies there are condoms, contraceptives and mobile phones alarms to ensure you don't forget to take them so abortion is not about choice but about not wanting to care.
Posted by: JFM || 03/04/2020 7:09 Comments || Top||

#4  I'm amazed that the I am woman hear my roar crowd doesn't think women are strong enough to force their partners to use protection, or to pay for the abortion so the government doesn't have to. They should be insulted at the low expectations and push for people to step up their game.
Posted by: ruprecht || 03/04/2020 20:33 Comments || Top||

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