New Murder Mystery

“Welcome to Criminal Law 100 or, as I like to call it: “How to get away with murder!”.” Such is the main tagline for ABC’s extremely promising new show How to Get Away with Murder, created by producer Shona Grimes and starring actress Viola Davis in the main role.

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Anarchy: An Apology

Social justice activists, as well as activists in general, often tend to point out how an injustice is caused because of a certain law or a certain legal procedure that most often oppresses people. They’ll most often work through the government to have those laws revoked or pass more beneficial laws.

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Animal Testing

Cats, dogs, rabbits, rats, and mice, these are animals that most of us own as pets in our homes, yet these same animals and many others can sometimes also call a lab their home. According to PETA.org (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) there are more than 100 million animals that are imprisoned for medical purposes, suffering large amounts of excruciating pain only to die soon after, each year. “Debates on the ethics of animal testing have raged since the seventeenth century” explains the U.S National Library of Medicine.

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The Votes Are In!

Social media was buzzing on the night of September 18th as votes were counted in Scotland. The question “should Scotland become an independent country?” resulted in a 55% “No” vote and 45% “Yes” one and a turnout of 84% (BBC, The Week, The Guardian)! So, who exactly was involved in this, you might ask?

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Beheading in Syria

David Haines, a British aid worker who was abducted last year, was executed in a beheading by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) early this month, on September 13th. ISIS, an unrecognized caliphate, or Islamic sovereign state, has thus far beheaded at least three identified hostages, and several more unidentified soldiers. As per the organization’s modus operandi, the execution was recorded and shared online.

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Montreal Canadiens Announce New Leadership

The Montreal Canadiens will not have a captain this year. Instead, they will have four assistant captains, two of whom will wear the “A” every single game. The decision was announced on Monday of last week during the team’s annual charity golf tournament. The four players named as assistant captains are veteran defenceman Andrei Markov, longtime forward Thomas Plekanec, Max Pacioretty, and rising star P.K Subban.

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