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The Eunuch Who Killed John Wilkes Booth

Rodney Wilson | Posted 06.03.2016 | Religion
Rodney Wilson

John Wilkes Booth's life on the run was over. The twenty-six-year-old actor-assassin had turned a Virginia tobacco barn into a stage upon which to give his final performance.

Alabama Republican Wants To Castrate Sex Offenders Who Abuse Kids

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 03.08.2016 | Politics

• The bill calls for surgical castration of both male and female sex offenders.• Nine states currently allow some form of castration for sex offen...

Woman Charged With Biting 'Castration'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.17.2015 | Crime

A man whose testicles were allegedly bitten during a domestic dispute in Jacksonville, North Carolina, is recovering, an Onslow County Sheriff's spoke...

Guam Passes Legislation To Chemically Castrate Convicted Sex Offenders

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

Legislators in the U.S. territory of Guam have voted in favor of a measure to allow the Department of Corrections to begin chemically castrating pedop...

Think Twice Before You Cut Off Your Dog's Balls

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 08.26.2016 | Green
Sarah Hodgson

Tinkering with the body of any animal has consequences. While neutering has long been the salvation of domestication in the U.S. (versus European countries that view the procedure as cruel and inhumane), it's time to consider other options for sterilization. In the end, only you can decide what's best for your dog.

Science and Compassion Are Needed to Halt Animal Suffering

Ruth Steinberger | Posted 05.13.2015 | Impact
Ruth Steinberger

Due to overwhelming numbers of animals that need surgery and aftercare for free, and the near-impossible logistics and cost of setting up and staffing clinics all over the globe, most will not have access to spay/neuter programs.

Just Desserts: Iowa Hogs Under the Knife

Marla Romash | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Marla Romash

Mostly, I'm horrified. Not because I disagree with her on the issues (I do), but because voters could be lured to vote based on simple-minded, if memorable, gimmicks. Well, it wouldn't be the first time.

Not Just Castration: Battle For Iowa Farm Cred Has Phony Pigs, Too

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Were those Iowa pigs that Joni Ernst bragged about castrating? The ones she made squeal the way she promises to make Washington's "big spenders" squea...

Why New 'Grimace Scale' Is VERY Good News For Horses

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.28.2014 | Science

What does it feel like to have your testicles sliced off? Not so good. Castrated horses would probably complain if they could, but neighs and whinnies...

Castrated Inmate Gets Million Dollar Settlement From State

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Gregory Slingluff, a former inmate in a Hawaii high-security correctional facility, has been awarded $983,395.29 by the state for damages suffered whe...

Bold Plan To Finance Chemical Castration

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.13.2013 | World

The Russian government has balked at the cost of a controversial program to deter pedophiles, so a trio of volunteers is stepping up. Veniamin Rodn...

What Would You Do for Another Thirty Years of Life?

Rob Brooks | Posted 11.26.2012 | Science
Rob Brooks

As long ago as 1969, a study of patients in U.S. mental hospitals showed that castrated patients lived an average of 13.6 years longer than intact patients.

YIKES: Castration Yields Surprising Health Benefit, Eunuch Study Suggests

Posted 09.24.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 09/24/2012 12:16 PM EDT on LiveScience It's a life-extending strategy most men probab...

Kathleen Miles

Husband's Painful Surprise During Oral Sex

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.11.2012 | Los Angeles

An elderly California woman accused of trying to cut off her husband's penis during oral sex was ordered to stand trail on felony charges Friday. A...

Dutch Roman Catholic Church Castrated Boys 'To Get Rid Of Homosexuality'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.22.2012 | Religion

Shocking reports have surfaced that reveal at least ten teenage boys were castrated in the 1950s by the Dutch Roman Catholic Church as a "treatment" f...

Convicted Castrator To Stand Trial For Child Porn Possession

Posted 01.25.2012 | Crime

A man once convicted of unlicensed castration will soon stand trial on child pornography charges. Last Summer, police in Alabama arrested Edward Le...

Bangladesh Woman Thwarts Rape By Severing Attacker's Penis

Posted 07.31.2011 | World

A Bangladeshi woman is believed to have taken the law into her own hands -- literally -- and thwarted rape by severing her neighbor's penis as he atte...

Man CASTRATES Teen Daughter's Boyfriend

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A German man incensed that his 17-year-old daughter was dating a 57-year-old man allegedly castrated the boyfriend with a bread knife. According to t...

Trial Of Francis Evrard, French Pedophile, Fuels Castration Debate

Reuters | Pascal Rossignol | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DOUAI, France (Reuters) - A Frenchman with multiple pedophilia convictions went on trial on Monday over the kidnap and rape of a 5-year-old boy, a cas...

Sex Offender Castration Debated In Europe

nytimes.com | DAN BILEFSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRAGUE -- Pavel remembers the violent night sweats two days before the murder. He went to see a family doctor, who said they would go away. But after ...

Italian Minister Urges Surgical Castration Of Rapists

All Headline News | AHS Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Italian Minister for Legislative Simplification Roberto Calderoli urged surgical castration on convicted rapists. His suggestion follows a growing pub...

Castration: Czech Solution For Sex Offenders

Time | Leo Cendrowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A doctor makes an incision in a man's scrotal sack and, deftly wielding his scalpel, quickly removes both testicles. In the Czech Republic that simple...

Lorena Bobbit On "The Early Show": 15 Years Later After The Penis (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Lorena Bobbitt, who cut off her ex-husband's penis in retaliation for her alleged rape, now advocates for battered women and has a new family. Julie C...