Man Gets 25-50 Years In Prison After Son Is Fatally Shot By Sister With His Unsecured Gun

Clifton Shortie, Jr. at sentencing By April Hamlin / 07.25.2016 A Detroit man has been sentenced to 25-50 years in prison after his 9-year-old son was killed in an accidental shooting when his older sister found their father’s unsecured gun. On Monday, the 45-year-old man was convicted of involuntary manslaughter, child abuse and several weapons charges.[…]

After Turkey’s Coup Attempt, the Real Battles Begin

Text message attributed to Turkey’s president calling citizens onto the streets in defense of their democracy. Widely shared. Within hours after Erdogan described the attempt as “a gift from Allah” which will help his government cleanse the army From Ankara Resistance Post / 07.22.2016 The aftershocks of the failed coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and[…]

Sovereign Citizens: Shining Example of Willful Ignorance

06.11.2016 This category of litigant shares one other critical characteristic: they will only honour state, regulatory, contract, family, fiduciary, equitable, and criminal obligations if they feel like it. And typically, they don’t. —Assoc. Chief Defender J.D. Rooke, Alberta, Canada, in the case Meads v. Meads Sovereign citizens typically believe that there are two types of[…]