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  • Latest Supreme Courtís Religious-Freedom Message: There Are No Second-Class Citizens

    06/26/2017 1:10:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/26/2017 | David French
    While there are many threats to religious liberty, few are more consequential over the long term than the stateís ever-expanding role in private life. If the government is able to vacuum up tax dollars, create programs large and small for public benefit, and then exclude religious individuals or institutions from those programs, it has functionally created two tiers of citizenship. Secular individuals and institutions enjoy full access to the government they fund, while religious individuals and institutions find themselves funding a government that overtly discriminates against them. Thatís the issue the Supreme Court addressed today in Trinity Lutheran Church...
  • Homeland Security Rationing Ammo to Agents in the Field

    03/13/2017 1:53:31 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 36 replies
    WND ^ | March 12 2017 | STEVE PEACOCK
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it possesses a ďlimited amountĒ of 9mm bullets for agents in the field as well as for training purposes, and it is rationing its ammunition based on internal requests until it can award a new contract. [ ] The apparent role poor planning, or another agenda, played in the issue came to light when ICE said it would have run out of 9mm ammo by June 2017 in the absence of a modified contract with its supplier, Vista Outdoor Inc. So, the agency last month approved a $363,307 ceiling increase to contract No. HSCEMS-11-D-00002....
  • Doctors Issued DNR Order For Disabled Newborn Baby Without Telling His Parents

    03/08/2016 3:11:21 PM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies ^ | March 7, 2016 | Conor Beck
    baby named Simon Crosier lived only 88.5 days due to an unwanted Do Not Resuscitate order, but his short life is being honored by a new bill in Missouri called ďSimonís Law.Ē When Simon was born with the genetic disorder Trisomy 18, some doctors labeled him as ďincompatible with life.Ē Unsurprisingly, many mothers of children with the condition are encouraged to have abortions, but Simonís parents refused. Even though babies with the condition tend to live less than a year, Simonís mother Sheryl Crosier said she believes that their lives still should be fought for as hard and long as...
  • Rep. Joel Kleefisch fined for shooting two turkeys with one shot

    12/29/2015 3:45:51 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 83 replies
    Madison - Rep. Joel Kleefisch (R-Oconomowoc) said he's been cited for killing two turkeys with one shot. Kleefisch said Monday he was hunting Sunday in Waukesha County when he killed the tom as well as a nearby jake with pellets from the same shot. He said he didn't mean to shoot the jake but called a warden because he lacked a tag for the second bird. He was told he would be cited since he was warned several years ago about being sure of his target when he dropped three geese with one shot. Kleefisch said the citation is in...
  • Hospital Trust Apologises Over ‚ÄėDo Not Resuscitate‚Äô Order For Man With Down‚Äôs Syndrome

    12/10/2015 10:22:44 PM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies ^ | December 8, 2015 | Yahoo News
    An NHS Trust has issued an apology after it was revealed a ‚Äėdo not resuscitate‚Äô was placed on a disabled man‚Äôs medical records - because he had Down‚Äôs syndrome. The Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) orders were placed on 51-year-old Andrew Waters‚Äô records without his family‚Äôs consent or knowledge. They only made the shocking discovery after he was discharged from the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital in Margate, Kent, for the second time in 2011. The reasons for the DNACPR order were stated to be: ‚ÄúDown‚Äôs Syndrome, unable to swallow (PEG fed), bed bound, learning difficulties.‚ÄĚ It also...
  • Finance committee to consider Walker proposal to freeze stewardship land purchases

    05/29/2015 2:35:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 4 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | May 29, 2015
    MADISON, Wis. ó Wisconsin lawmakers are ready to vote on Gov. Scott Walker's plan to block the state Department of Natural Resources from purchasing any land through its stewardship program for at least the next 13 years. Walker's budget would place a moratorium on stewardship land acquisitions until the DNR's debt service on purchases already made drops to $1 for every $8 spent since the program began in 1989. The program won't reach that ration until 2028.
  • Moose Collaring Continues Despite Calf Deaths

    02/25/2015 7:00:30 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 29 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 2-23-15 | John Myers
    DULUTH, Minn. -- Minnesota wildlife researchers will keep trying to collar and study newborn moose calves in 2015 even though things haven't gone well during the first two years of the effort. Last May and June, researchers put GPS collars on 25 calves just hours after they were born. But 19 of them either were abandoned by their mothers and had to be rescued, or their collars fell off or stopped working, leaving only six calves to be studied. By August, those six had been eaten by predators, mostly wolves. "It's frustrating. But we need to persevere," said Glenn DelGiudice,...
  • Phoenix rose from ashes; Novorossiya will rise from Western sanctions

    02/15/2015 12:25:10 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 9 replies ^ | 10.02.2015 | Ben Tanosborn
    When we say Novorossiya we are not referring to that territory Russia annexed over two centuries ago from the Ottoman Empire; nor do we mean the less than one year old confederation proclaimed in East Ukraine by the Donetsk People's Republic and Lugansk People's Republic. What we have in mind is a new Russia: an emerging, much stronger nation, or federation, callused by the pain inflicted from the United States and its EU-NATO toy-dog through economic sanctions; a wiser Russia... a deflowered maiden which resulted from Gorbachev's well-meaning, but naÔve, dťtente-glasnost days of promise by America's deceiving Novus-Imperium. And the...
  • Maine mom fights state over no-resuscitation order

    09/05/2014 9:32:40 AM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 23 replies
    The Post-Bulletin [MN] ^ | September 5, 2014
    A teenage mother is fighting a do-not-resuscitate order imposed over her objections on her brain-damaged daughter, saying she should be responsible for medical decisions. Child welfare officials who intervened after the baby was severely injured say life-saving measures in the event she stops breathing would only prolong her suffering. The mother, Virginia Trask, originally agreed to the do-not-resuscitate order. At one point, the infant was removed from life support and placed in her arms to die, then opened her eyes and began breathing. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Maine and Christian Civic League of Maine are joining the Alliance Defending...
  • New York declares war on wild mute swans

    01/31/2014 10:19:17 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 25 replies
    IN Britain, wild swans may be prized for their beauty and protected by the Queen, but the US state of New York has declared war on them, branding them a violent menace. Draft proposals to kill or resettle the state's 2200 wild mute swans by 2025 may be supported by some conservationists but have sparked uproar among animal rights activists. Mute swans were brought to North America by European settlers to adorn their estates in the late 1800s but the authorities no longer consider them a beauty worthy of roaming free. The New York state department of environmental conservation says...
  • WI:DNR: More public access to private shooting ranges on way

    12/29/2013 8:56:47 AM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies ^ | 12 December, 2013 | DNR
    MADISON ó More high-quality shooting opportunities for the public are on the way thanks to a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources cost-share grant program for public and private shooting ranges. The Shooting Range Grant Program is funded by the Wildlife Restoration Grant, also known as the Pittman-Robertson, which is fund supported by a 10 to 11 percent excise tax on firearms and ammunition. For the first time in several years, this money has been made available to increase public access to quality, safe shooting opportunities throughout the state and improving both public and private shooting ranges. The DNR is awarding...
  • DNR struggling to curb sex at Mazomanie nude beach

    12/02/2013 10:25:32 AM PST · by Sopater · 52 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | Dec. 2, 2013 7:04 a.m. | Todd Richmond
    Wisconsin authorities thought they could curb libidos at the state's nude beach by closing it on weekdays, but citation data shows the move just shifted the hanky-panky to the weekends. The Department of Natural Resources issued 13 citations at the beach between June and early October this year. All were for sex, and 11 were issued on weekends. Those numbers are down from 2012 totals, but wardens said the problem is far more prevalent than the numbers suggest. All the citations were issued during just seven days of surveillance and some people seen having sex ran off before wardens could...
  • Why Did Bureaucrats Kill Giggles the Baby Deer? Because They Can

    08/05/2013 8:44:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies ^ | August 5, 2013 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    The bad news is that governments do a lot of things they shouldnít do. The good news is that I never run out of material.Iíve even created some sub-categories, such as my U.S. vs U.K. government stupidity contest and my great-moments-in-local-government series.But I never thought I would have a special category about bureaucrats vs. Bambi.1. Bureaucrats in Virginia filed three misdemeanor charges against a man for the horrible crime of rescuing a deer that was hit by a car.2. Bureaucrats in Maryland fined two men $90 each for not having life jackets when they had the gall to rescue a...
  • Armed agents raid animal shelter for baby deer

    08/01/2013 2:07:02 PM PDT · by Blackirish · 59 replies
    WSN ABC ^ | 8/1/2013 | Colleen Henry
    KENOSHA, WI -- An animal shelter was swarmed with armed government agents after employees began caring for a baby deer. "It was like a SWAT team," shelter employee Ray Schulze said. Nine DNR agents and four sheriff's deputies performed a raid on the Society of St. Francis animal shelter. They had received two anonymous snitch calls to notify them that a baby deer was being cared for. The agents came prepared with aerial spy photographs of the animal shelter, perhaps taken with a drone, showing evidence that the baby deer had been walking in and out of the barn.
  • 78- year-old woman charged for killing bear accidentally

    07/24/2013 12:49:07 PM PDT · by Pfesser · 64 replies
    Pickens County Progress ^ | Thursday, July 25, 2013 | Angella Reinhardt
    Pickens... (a 76 year old)resident(with arthritis) Judy Gardner said the citation for the Georgia DNR issued her a citation for hunting out of season... that she had no intentions of killing the black bear she felt was threatening her safety.... "The bear" was chasing her cat and he crashed into the door.... I was scared to death....she grabbed her .22 rifle... and fired shots into the air...<>...the bear moved toward the north end of the porch...she shoot three more times at the ground<> (she returned later) and spotted it later...lying by the driveway."I thought I saw movement and purposefully shot...
  • Elderly Woman Dies in Retirement Home After Nurse Refuses CPR

    03/04/2013 2:24:33 PM PST · by Morgana · 39 replies
    LN ^ | Steven Ertelt
    An elderly woman living at a retirement home in Bakersfield, California died after a nurse at the facility refused to administer CPR to save her. A new video has been released with portions of the 911 call during which dispatchers plead with the nurse to save the womanís life. During the call, the nurse said it was against the facilityís policy. ďIs there anybody there thatís willing to help this lady and not let her die?Ē the dispatcher asked. ďNot at this time,Ē the nurse said. The incident happened on Tuesday when 87-year-old Lorraine Bayless collapsed at Glenwood Gardens. The...
  • Forced Do Not Resuscitate Orders Coming to Texas?

    02/13/2013 8:25:19 PM PST · by penelopesire · 58 replies
    Life News ^ | 2/13/13 12:23 PM | Life News
    Forced Do Not Resuscitate Orders Coming to Texas? by Wesley J. Smith | Austin, TX | | 2/13/13 12:23 PM Good grief! The state with the worst futile care law in the nation now has legislation pending that would enable doctors to place DNR (do not resuscitate) orders on a patients chart without notice or permissionĖeven if the patient is competent! From the text of S.B. 303: Sec.A166.012. STATEMENT RELATING TO DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE ORDERS. (c) Before placing a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order in a patient ís medical record, the physician or the facility ís personnel shall make a reasonably diligent effort...
  • Doctor secretly denied 12-year-old trauma victim food and water

    08/20/2012 2:57:24 PM PDT · by AstralisLux · 69 replies
    Spero News ^ | 8/20/12 | Martin Barillas
    A doctor at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas denied a 12-year-old gun-shot victim food and water and slipped a "do not resuscitate" order in the patient's chart, without the parents' knowledge. In Texas, the doctors' actions are protected by law. Now the patient is facing a so-called death panel where the doctor and hospital will give the patient and patient's family ten days to find another healthcare facility or they will stop treating the patient. Read more at Spero News...
  • Wisconsin DNR wants public input on elk restoration

    08/02/2012 5:15:52 PM PDT · by SJackson · 24 replies
    Gazette Extra ^ | August 2, 2012
    MADISONóThe state Department of Natural Resources is looking for public feedback on efforts to re-establish elk in Wisconsin. The DNR estimates about 180 elk currently roam Ashland County. The animals descended from 25 elk captured in Michigan and released in the Clam Lake area in 1995. The DNR has proposed adding at least 200 more elk to the Clam Lake herd and introducing up to 75 elk to the Black River State Forest. The agency has set up an online survey asking people for their thoughts on elk restoration, including whether they are concerned elk might compete with other wildlife,...
  • So, today I was watching MSNBC...

    06/05/2012 6:22:52 PM PDT · by Winstons Julia · 23 replies
    vanity | 06/05/12 | Winston's Julia
    I know... but I wanted to see what they were saying about the Wisconsin election. I just happened to catch a segment where Joe Klein was being interviewed and he was talking about the importance of "Do Not Resuscitate" orders.