A police officer in Colombia is being hailed as a hero after preventing a possible suicide.
A security camera captured the moment when the officer...
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In the case of the fatal beating of Luis Ramirez, a federal grand jury recently delivered indictments that included the commission of a hate crime, obstruction of justice, official misconduct, and extortion.
Hate has always been present. But the recent spike in violence against immigrants is being fanned by the flames of the anger and hateful rhetoric being voiced in the debate over immigration.
The verdict would actually make more sense if the teens had been acquitted of all charges. In that case, the implication is that the boys had nothing to do with the fight or Luis Ramirez's death.
The Ramirez murder is, like the H1N1 flu, another opportunity to examine what protections are in place to guard human health and life.
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