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Inhumane

Welcome Home! Amidst Torture and 'Man's Inhumanity to Man'

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 02.10.2015 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

Advent reminds us we once welcomed Jesus home to earth, and it didn't go so well. Humanity messed up. We're still messing up. To become human is to risk two things: to risk being inhumane to others, or to risk being treated inhumanely.

Treating Death Row Inmates like Disposable Guinea Pigs is Unconstitutional

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.16.2014 | Crime
Michael Shammas

When faced with cruel and unusual crimes, our natural reaction is to demand cruel and unusual punishment. The problem is that even if this sentiment were morally correct, it is legally incorrect.

No More Shark Fin Soup on Menus!

Veronique Pittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Veronique Pittman

Sharks now represent the greatest percentage of threatened marine species on the IUCN Red List of threatened species. Why did this happen?

The Truth Behind So-Called "Humane" Food Labels

Gene Baur | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gene Baur

Increasingly, large scale, industrialized animal farms are promoting themselves as humane and sustainable, and misleading consumers.

Strippers in Cages Get Loose and Terrorize Small Florida Town

Tom McCaffrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom McCaffrey

The strippers first robbed a gas station of all its 1 dollar bills. They then broke into an elderly home and gave everyone half-assed lap dances.

Peace Gnome to the Rescue

Mike Sheehan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Sheehan

Rep. Kucinich (D-OH) -- whom we around here affectionately refer to as the "Peace Gnome" -- is urging the L.A. City Council to free a captive elephant languishing in a county zoo.